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Hello, Android 4th edition is back from the printers! https://pragprog.com/book/eband4/hello-android
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Do you have an Android blog or news site? Are you interested in reviewing Hello, Android 4th edition? Send me an email with your site address for a review copy. (gmail/ed.burnette)
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Interviewing for SAS Cloud developers now in Cary NC. http://www.sas.com/en_us/careers.html
Happy employees. Great work. No coincidence. Ready to make a difference? Explore life at SAS, what we do and opportunities for students and graduates.
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I just pre-ordered a Karma hotspot because I'm frustrated with Time Warner. Use this code to get $10 off (also saves me $10): https://yourkarma.com/invite/ed69486697
Karma Go is a tiny box that gives you WiFi everywhere you go. No monthly fees and data never expires. Use my code for $10 off yours: https://yourkarma.com/invite/ed69486697
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Interesting. I tether through my phone when I travel, but this looks much more convenient. I may pick one up, thanks for the discount!
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I created a simple diagram with two boxes with text in them and a line connecting them. Exported as SVG. Tried to upload to wikimedia and got this error:

Error creating thumbnail: convert: Non-conforming drawing primitive definition `text-align'.

Here's the diagram.
<mxfile userAgent="Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/43.0.2357.134 Safari/537.36" type="device"><diagram>tZRNb6MwEIZ/Sw8ct+IjzSZX0mx62VMqbXu08ARbMhgZk0B/fcYwfJVspErtJfK8Y7/MPGPHi3ZZfTCsEH81B+WFPq+96NkLw42/wl8nNJ3we73uhNRI3knBKBzlB5Dok1pJDuVso9VaWVnMxUTnOSR2pp20mn+iYGlvPwrHhKml+k9yK6iHkEp2+gvIVPSfCdbbLlPapvfgcGKVsr9aCXMunbHeq+0q2iMwozXauFVW70A5aD2QrvU//8kORRrIqZD7B6iIM1MV1fgqSxSYYwmlXbRwEdLCsWCJiy84Vi+Khc0URgEuyQ6MBZryjZJaieo5gM7Amga39AdounQp+vAyQg8j0sQE+LCR0fDTwXnsHxeE4DaOaIGj0Q8LBngGrxgGcSlY4cRE6Qot4p+ns9p+xrPkE9DQZ3w234CH3usUBcdHQqE2VuhU50ztRzU2uso5OAN/DgNqad8m63e35fFpwOSs70PCSnRlWtbjVbbMpEC72nEuURpQzMrz3P0LXDAcX2ibm/y/Rfsr</diagram></mxfile>

and the svg file:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE svg PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD SVG 1.1//EN" "http://www.w3.org/Graphics/SVG/1.1/DTD/svg11.dtd">
<svg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink" width="603px" height="213px" version="1.1"><defs/><g transform="translate(0.5,0.5)"><rect x="1" y="1" width="230" height="210" fill="#ffffff" stroke="#000000" pointer-events="none"/><g transform="translate(86,100)"><switch><foreignObject pointer-events="all" width="60" height="16" requiredFeatures="http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG11/feature#Extensibility"><div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" style="display: inline-block; font-size: 12px; font-family: Helvetica; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); line-height: 1.2; vertical-align: top; width: 60px; white-space: normal; text-align: center;"><div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" style="display:inline-block;text-align:inherit;text-decoration:inherit;">Tis a test</div></div></foreignObject><text x="30" y="14" fill="#000000" text-anchor="middle" font-size="12px" font-family="Helvetica">[Not supported by viewer]</text></switch></g><path d="M 511 111 C 487 111 481 131 500.2 135 C 481 143.8 502.6 163 518.2 155 C 529 171 565 171 577 155 C 601 155 601 139 586 131 C 601 115 577 99 556 107 C 541 95 517 95 511 111 Z" fill="#ffffff" stroke="#000000" stroke-miterlimit="10" pointer-events="none"/><path d="M 231 106 L 356 106 L 356 131 L 474.63 131" fill="none" stroke="#000000" stroke-miterlimit="10" pointer-events="none"/><path d="M 479.88 131 L 472.88 134.5 L 474.63 131 L 472.88 127.5 Z" fill="#000000" stroke="#000000" stroke-miterlimit="10" pointer-events="none"/></g></svg>
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Nice explanation of computer science concepts in layman's terms. http://carlcheo.com/compsci?imm_mid=0d1415&cmp=em-prog-na-na-newsltr_20150502
Computer science summarized in an article. For everyone. Contains minimal technical terms and jargons.
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Copy editing is done and indexing is done; now the 4th edition is off to the typesetter. https://pragprog.com/book/eband4/hello-android
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There's a new edition of Hello, Android in the works. It's been rewritten to cover Android Studio and Android 5. I'm looking for Android community members to read it and supply a praise quote for the front of the book. Email me if you're interested.
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I don't know you find the time to do all you do.
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Silly Amazon... I searched for "widescreen tv cabinet" and it said:

   Search instead for “wide screen tv cabinet”

Ok, so I searched for that instead. Now it says:

   Did you mean: “widescreen tv cabinet”

Yes, yes I did.
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I have 5 Google Inbox invites if anybody wants them. Email my gmail.com account: ed.burnette.
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Ed Burnette has programmed everything from multi-user servers to compilers to commercial video games. He has written several articles and books on open source, most recently Hello, Android, the Google Web Toolkit, and the Eclipse IDE Pocket Guide.
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