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Mark Murphy, founder of CommonsWare, is the author of The Busy Coder's Guide to Android Development, the first, largest, and most up-to-date book on Android app programming, covering Android Studio and the latest Android SDKs. This book gets updated every 6-8 weeks, with subscribers getting access to those updates. The latest update, Version 6.7, added coverage of the M Developer Preview.

He also offers office hours chats and training on Android app development, in case you're interested in help beyond what fits the Stack Overflow model. He is offering public advanced Android app development seminars in New York City, including:

Heck, he even has a blog.

All code in Stack Overflow questions, answers, or comments written by Mark Murphy are hereby licensed under the Apache Software License 2.0, unless otherwise noted where that code appears on Stack Overflow. Some of that code comes from his book's GitHub repo or various other CommonsWare open source projects.


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comment Rockstar US 6098065 “Associative search engine” (Nortel) - Issued Patent - PRIOR ART REQUEST
Good points -- thanks!
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reviewed Approve Any Prior Art on Mobile App Code Generators?
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comment Any Prior Art on Mobile App Code Generators?
@bigtunacan: If you read the patent, particularly Claim 1, there are specific characteristics of the code generation (e.g., user chooses an application category, which determines a set of modules that the user can then choose from) that developer-focused code generators typically will not meet. PhoneGap certainly doesn't.
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OK, that worked. Thanks! Though I find it curious that I am not seeing claims construction in the provisional patent application. I was under the impression that you had claims in one of those too.
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comment Searching for US Provisional Patents
Gadzooks, it'd be nice if the USPTO spoke ordinary English... Thanks!
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comment Searching for US Provisional Patents
That brings up the patent, which cites the provisional patent application. However, the search does not bring up the provisional patent application itself, unless I am missing something. Thanks, though!
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comment Any Prior Art on Mobile App Code Generators?
Does GLBasic offer a code generator? If not, I fail to see how it is prior art for this patent.
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