Category Archives: Android

How to start learning Android App Development

Often people ask where to start learning Android App Development. I have found that even though most of the material is available online it’s probably more efficient to buy/borrow/steal(not that I recommend it ) a book and use that to … Continue reading

Posted in Android | Leave a comment

Android: Layout_Weight not taking effect or not being proportional to what you set

Problem: While developing for Android I found out that lot of times Layout Weight I was setting was not taking effect properly. Some times it did not take effect at all and at other times it was not proportional to … Continue reading

Posted in Android | Leave a comment

Android Media Player Exceptions: Common Problem and Solutions

Problem: When using Android Media Player you get exception: java.io.IOException: Prepare failed.: status=0×1 Java.io.exception: setDataSource error 0×800000 Common Solutions: Lot of people have said this is many times due to bad or corruptedĀ Mp3 ,OGG or other file. Another solution is … Continue reading

Posted in Android | Leave a comment

On Android Ecplise IDE: libpng error: Not a PNG file

Problem:I recently faced an issue where when I added my png file to an Android project it complained that it’s not a PNG file. Error I faced: [2011-07-24 19:54:00 - xxxx] libpng error: Not a PNG file [2011-07-24 19:54:00 – … Continue reading

Posted in Android | Leave a comment