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Sunday, February 23, 2014

Passwords Done Right

This article is a keeper: Salted Password Hashing.

Side note: My own mobile web app is secure in so far as the hashed password only validates the anonymous and disposable handle or user ID, nothing else. This allows a member to delete their handle and recreate it with a different password as needed. Moreover, the arbitrary handle is not linked to any e-mail or other vitally important personal data.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Newest Android App

I designed, coded and published using the following tools installed on a Samsung Galaxy Tablet 2.0 with a 7 inch screen.

  • AIDE
  • Hackers' Keyboard
  • Mock Ups
  • This is the app with fragments in the UI: P.Y.T

    Saturday, February 1, 2014

    Installing Android Studio

    I have a dual boot Acer Aspire One Netbook with Eclipse running on the Windows partition.

    Now I want to try Android Studio on the Ubuntu Linux partition.

    Here are the steps involved.

  • Download Android Studio.
  • Place in Home directory for easy access.
  • Get OpenJDK.
  • Set the JAVA_HOME environment variable:
  • In a terminal window switch to root with "sudo su". Then type: "export JAVA_HOME=usr/lib/jvm/java-openjdk-i386.

    Navigate to the directory android-studio/bin and type "./studio.sh"