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Lewis Westbury
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Wriggler
Anatomically incorrect spiders! It was 1998 and I was 17. My tool of choice was QBasic and this is a game I wrote based on a concept I stole from another game called Wriggler. The original Wriggler is a race game through a maze of bugs and creepy crawlies -...
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What's in a bothie?
Bothie is available on the Play Store. I was recently asked in a review to talk a little bit about the technologies that drive my app, Bothie . Bothie is an Android app that takes two pictures (a main photo from the main camera on your phone, and a selfie f...
What's in a bothie?
What's in a bothie?
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3 excellent ways to build trust with your users
"I don't see why it needs that permission!" Android apps ask for unusual permissions sometimes, and they doesn't always make sense. This article assumes that you are already a trustworthy developer. If you intend to harvest user details or conceal other, ne...
3 excellent ways to build trust with your users
3 excellent ways to build trust with your users
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What is refactoring, and why have I got technical debt?
"It didn't used to be so expensive to change one little thing..." Congratulations! You've put together a great team and steered the new project all the way to your first release. You've re-focussed on marketing, press releases, and you're doing some horizon...
What is refactoring, and why have I got technical debt?
What is refactoring, and why have I got technical debt?
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Uplifting Bothie
Bothie's beautiful new icon Bothie has been a long time in development! I first created a demo app in 2014 , and I've been revisiting the project regularly since then. Bothie is an app to help you put yourself into your pictures. When you press the shutter ...
Uplifting Bothie
Uplifting Bothie
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Uplifting Bothie
Bothie's beautiful new icon Bothie has been a long time in development. I first created a demo app in 2014, and I've been revisiting the project regularly since then. Bothie is an app to help you put yourself into your pictures. When you press the shutter b...
Uplifting Bothie
Uplifting Bothie
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Why are some projects so expensive? Need they be?
This article is adapted from a response I gave to the Reddit post for the Medium article  "How I replicated an $86 million project in 57 lines of code"  in r/coding ... It looks very impressive! The original poster, /u/javinpaul has written an article demon...
Why are some projects so expensive? Need they be?
Why are some projects so expensive? Need they be?
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What's the best way to handle the Android camera?
This article is adapted from a response I gave on Reddit to the question "What's the best way to handle the camera?"  in r/androiddev ... The Camera and Camera2 APIs are far from painless to use. If you've ever written an app that uses the camera (embedded ...
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Servicelib: for reliable Android Services
What is Servicelib? Setting up Android Services, and binding to them isn't as straightforward as perhaps it could be. Servicelib is a library project that provides you with a number of classes to help simplify these tasks, and configure your service to run ...
Servicelib: for reliable Android Services
Servicelib: for reliable Android Services
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Bothie's back!
Introducing Bothie2! Now it's a breeze to put yourself in your pictures. Bothie2 Now you can be in all your holiday snaps! Bothie2 is a camera app that takes two photos for each shot -- one from the front, and one from the back -- and lets you combine them ...
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