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Exploring Google Eddystone with the Proximity Beacon API

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Google recently announced the release of their cross-platform BLE Beacon format. Here we look at what we can do with it and how to use this new API to manage our beacons. We recently saw the announcement of Google’s open beacon format, known as Eddystone. Released alongside this was the Proximity Beacon API, used to register and manage these beacons. Pairing this with the soon-to-be-released...

Exploring the new Android Design Support Library

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This new library introduces several new components previously not available out-of-the-box. Here we take a brief look at what they are, what they do and how we can implement them. I’m a massive fan of material design. Everything about it provides a strong feeling of consistency between applications and as a whole makes them both easier and more aesthetically pleasing to use. Google I/O 2015 saw...