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Fix Android Fragment Error

Here I’ll show you how to quickly fix the Android Fragment error that many people are having trouble with. This fix will work with every part of my Android video tutorial. I have both a video as well as a step-by-step list below on how to fix it....

Git Video Tutorial 2

In this part of my Git video tutorial I’ll cover using GitHub and remote repositories in general. We’ll push and pull data from GitHub and to GitHub. We’ll also take a look at remote, fetch, tagging, aliases, clone and much more. If you...

You Win a Phone if I Laugh

I still have 4 Samsung Galaxy Note 3 phones to give away. For the next contest I wanted to do something very fun. To enter you basically need to make a 2 minute or less video explaining why you should win. The video that is the funniest to me wins. Make...

Git Video Tutorial

One of you guys asked me to make a Git video tutorial so I did. Specifically I go over all the different types of version control. We look at the difference between modified, staged and committed. We then install and set everything up for Windows, OSX and...

The Final Four

It was very hard for me to make a decision on who should win the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear smart watch. I have narrowed my decision down to the four below. The decision was based on the votes here, the quality of the work and the complexity of...

Low Calorie Recipes

Because of some recent interest in some food posts, I decided to present a bunch of low calorie recipes I used previously to lose 85 lbs in 5 months. After my wife had her 2nd baby I decided I needed to go on a diet again. I’m not a believer in...

Android Development for Beginn...

In this video I will finish the Android Contact App I started in the last video. The goal of this tutorial is to keep everything simple, but to teach numerous things. I’ll show you how to create lists of contacts, which will contain a list of...

Who Should Win?

I am holding an art contest in which the winner gets a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and a Galaxy Gear smart watch. The contest is still open until April 11th, 2014 if anyone still wants to enter. Below I have all of the entries so far. I’m very interested...

Android Development for Beginn...

In this part of my App Inventor tutorial I will answer a bunch of questions. I’ll cover how to plan an application so that you can cut down on errors and have no problem with the blocks. I will also show how to make a Android contacts app that store...

Home Style Bean Curd Recipe

Today I present my Home Style Bean Curd recipe, which is also referred to as Mapo Tofu. This is comfort food on so many levels. There are numerous flavors and textures going on with this dish. I also love that you don’t necessarily feel the heat in...

Android Development for Beginn...

In this part of my App Inventor video tutorial I will provide an App Inventor Texting Example. I have been asked for the easiest way to make a texting app and this is it. The app will allow you to send texts, receive texts, and also send out an alert to...

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Giveaway...

The first winner has been announced, but the competition is far from being over. I still have 5 more Samsung Galaxy Note 3s to give away with a few Galaxy Gear smart watches. To get an opportunity to win the next, you have between now and April the 11th to...

Scrambled Tofu Recipe

Here is my Scrambled Tofu Recipe. Every once in a while I’m surprised by how good a recipe is. This recipe came from a health nut my mother in law knows in West Virginia. If you mix healthy with comfort food you get scrambled tofu. There is quite a...

Android Development for Beginn...

In this part of my App Inventor tutorial, I will provide an App Inventor TinyWebDB Example. This one should be fun. We’ll be making a chat application that I call IncognitoEx. It will allow you to chat with anyone who also has the app. Here is the...

Samsung Giveaway

It is time to start the first Samsung giveaway! Over the next few weeks I will be giving away both a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and a Samsung Galaxy Gear smart watch. I’m going to structure these contests so that who ever puts in the most effort has the...

Android Development for Beginn...

In this part of my App Inventor tutorial I show how to do something that has been requested many times. I’ll show how to share a database between multiple screens with App Inventor. One of you asked me to keep this very simple and so I will....

Ask an App Developer Anything

In this video I had the privilege of allowing my community to ask an app developer anything. I spoke with Eugeny Krouglov of MaxNick.com. They won the Samsung Smart App Challenge. They have developed 9 apps that are on both the Google Play and Apple App...

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Giveaway

I’m happy to announce that I will be giving away 6 Samsung Galaxy Note 3s with 6 Samsung Galaxy Gear watches! Each are valued at a retail price of $898 for a total of $5,388 in prizes. On top of offering great prizes I’ll also be doing a live...

Android Development for Beginn...

In this part of my App Inventor tutorial I will create an Android contact app. Through making this app I will cover most everything about using Lists, List Pickers, TinyDB, TinyWebDB, Fusion Tables, and Texting. I start off simply here by focusing on...

Homemade Chicken Broth Recipe

Here is my homemade chicken broth recipe. I decided to cover it because by doing just a few uncommon things I was able to make a considerably better broth. I use this constantly in numerous recipes and I can’t imagine that someone would eat chicken...
recent from Communication How I Make YouTube Videos
How I Make YouTube Videos The most common question that I get is How I Make YouTube Videos. I have held off on making this video because I’m definitely not an expert at making videos. I didn’t want anyone to think I thought I was either. However, the past few videos have been about answering common questions...
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Low Calorie Recipes Because of some recent interest in some food posts, I decided to present a bunch of low calorie recipes I used previously to lose 85 lbs in 5 months. After my wife had her 2nd baby I decided I needed to go on a diet again. I’m not a believer in eating nasty food, so I instead focused on...
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Tutorial Vote I’ve decided that my next tutorial series will be really big and will answer many of the questions I receive. The only problem is that most people either want to see an Android / Games Tutorial, or a J2EE / Application Development Framework Tutorial? I can’t do both because they will...
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Fix Android Fragment Error Here I’ll show you how to quickly fix the Android Fragment error that many people are having trouble with. This fix will work with every part of my Android video tutorial. I have both a video as well as a step-by-step list below on how to fix it. While my current Android tutorial is still...
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