Sunday, February 17, 2013

Design a Good Looking Android App

The first meetup of the year! This time, we're bringing +Taylor Ling from to share his thoughts on what makes a good, well designed Android application. Taylor is well mentioned in Nick Butcher , Roman Nurik  &  Adam Koch show, "Android Design in Action", with his contribution on how to make a better designed Android application.

During this meetup, we will discuss on what, why, when and how to apply best practices in Android design. We will also run through some Malaysian made Android applications to look into room for improvement in terms of UI/UX.

Join us for this meetup and learn how to build a better Android app!

This is a meetup brought to you by the guys from CodeAndroid Malaysia and GDG Kuala Lumpur. We're taking attendance via Google+ this time around.

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Monetizing Your Android Apps

CodeAndroid Malaysia is hosting a talk on how to monetize your awesome Android applications. If you've got a nice app but can't figure out how to get paid for it, this event is for you. Register for the event here.

Event Details:

Date: 17th May 2012 (Friday Thursday)
Time: 7.30 PM
Location: iTrain (M) Sdn Bhd, Unit E-7-1, Block E, Megan Avenue 1, 189 Jalan Tun Razak, 50400 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Google Maps)

The rising of the G-economy: When gaming meets the real world
Games and apps user experiences offer new innovative ways for brands and retailers to engage with audience during their game plays. Several top international brands already partnered with successful apps to introduce real products offers such as coupons as reward for in game achievement. A few startups are now trying to buid a scalable model to allow retailers to do that on thousands of different apps with a single campaign. It is a huge opportunity of monetization for developers who could become an effective customer acquisition channel for brands. The conference will show some interesting business cases and give an overview of the Beintoo's mobile loyalty platform, a monetizaton tool for mobile developers to reward their users with real world offers

Navigating the Android Appstores Maze
There are tons of Android appstores out there in the world, and every store represent their own unique opportunity. Especially in emerging markets where Google Play underserves, there is a whole lot of Android appstores around that Android developers can work with to reach out to customers. However, every appstores have their own policy, SDK and requirements on the developers, and that adds a big challenge in development, for localization, integration, support and subsequently publishing in every single market. This session will talk about how some games have worked around this issues and how MoVend can come in to help developers get out of the Android Appstore Maze.

Friday, September 16, 2011

Android Market for Developers in DevFest KL 2011

Lo and behold, Googlers are dropping by Kuala Lumpur for the second year around for DevFest and this time it will be on the 29th September 2011, Thursday.

The venue is not confirmed yet but the agenda is set.

Even more important is that after the keynote, there will be a session on Android Market for Developers by Tony Chan.

Android Market for Developers
Android Market is undergoing continuous revisions to improve the experience for developers and end-users. This talk covers recent developments, and goes into depth on techniques for using Android Market to leverage new monetization models, deliver optimized content, minimize piracy, and maximize application visibility.

Register here to attend.

Saturday, April 23, 2011

CodeAndroid Malaysia meetup: NFC & In App Payments

It's a little bit last minute, but better now than never. A quick reminder that we will be having our first meetup for this year talking about NFC & in-app payment solutions. Yap Wen Jiun, CodeAndroid Malaysia's resident Android scientist will be sharing with the audience his experience working on NFC based applications & the challenges that he faced. Leong Hean Hong, or more fondly known as Hongster, will be presenting on in-app payment solutions for Android applications, particularly for developers in countries that Google Checkout has no support.

We will be meeting up at:

7th Floor, Megan Avenue 1,
Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur.

Meetup starts from 11AM until 1PM on 23rd April 2011.

The best way is to get to iTrain is by alighting at the Ampang Park LRT Station, walk towards the building behind Bank of China.

I hope to see everyone there! Droid on!

Thursday, March 24, 2011

We're going to Google I/O Extended in Kuala Lumpur

Google I/O Extended is a gathering of geeks to catch the keynote of Google I/O live. It's happening on 12 a.m., May 11th 2011. More details over at GTUGKL's blog. Seat is limited so register quickly!

While this isn't Android-specific, there is little doubt that Android will be at the fore-front in this event, along with other cool-tech like Google Chrome, AppEngine and much more.

Monday, February 14, 2011

I iz Androidified! Download the all awesome Androidify app.

This is going to be craze for the season. Just in time for Mobile World Congress, Google & Larva Labs released a super duper awesome Android app called Androidify. What does it do? Watch the video after this break.

Androidify is an app where you can create your very own custom Android avatar. Short ones, skinny ones, hairy ones, smelly feet ones: the possibility is endless. Probably someone from Google can already figure out how many combinations you can create using this app. Nevertheless, it's addictive!

Now, check out these collections of Android avatars created by the awesome people from the CodeAndroid community.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Authentic DYZ Android Figurines in Malaysia

Check out this post over at DYZ, scroll to the bottom where it lists as an official seller in Malaysia! Currently selling out is the limited edition God of Wealth Android figurine. The cute figurine sells for just RM38.80 each (yours truly promptly purchased 2). There are also discount codes listed on Taken Shop's Facebook page so head over there before you purchase. Shipping is RM 10.

Listed as 'Coming soon' are regular editions of Android. This is great news for Android fans in Malaysia. Kudos to the owner of Taken Shop for doing this.