We are deep within the 3.5 code freeze and this adds up to a remarkably busy week, we’ve got an even busier week with the release itself. Because of the code freeze there is no need for a Friday release today so we are skipping it this week.
So lets get right down to the questions from stackoverflow…
ImageViewer don’t mix as the scrolling might collide with the panning/swiping.
How to automatically reload a screen(form) after a given period of inactivity
Chen recommended using the
UITimer, there are quite a few other approaches but this is probably the simplest…
Send HTTP query with verb different from GET / POST
We should possibly make these more intuitive for common REST commands…
How to detect device back button event
setBackCommand is a really complex API that behaves differently in many situations….
how to insert break line for long text on button in codenameone using gui builder
You can use the
===How to use Sensors in Codename one
We have MANY scroll related methods and it can be a bit confusing sometimes.
Why does the android button have a different appearance than the IOS button
Steve explains the CSS answer, in general it’s because the button has a "Border" which takes precedence over color…
Can’t Get Android Native Access
Mistyping a build hint name is often painful to detect….
Keystore not generating
Generating keys/certificates for Android should be really simple so I don’t quite get that issue.
How to center input text in textfields?
Centered text fields are nice for some UI designs but in terms of native editing…
App update Notifications in Codename One
Generally push is the best approach to provide update notifications but notifications and toast can also work well…
Luckily our demo shows exactly how this functionality is supposed to work…
Hello world application build fail (CodenameOne in Eclipse Juno)
Apparently Eclipse Juno has issues with Java 8 support, not being an Eclipse guy I might have gotten this wrong…
Is hint like feature available in pickers?
No, however there are other ways to work/indicate with pickers
parse4cn1 callback usage example
It’s good to see developers still picking parse4cn1 in the "post parse" era…
Date comparison fails d1.compareTo(d2)
compareTo isn’t available in
Date in this particular case the substitution is relatively simple though…
CodenameOne MapContainer Zoom Level
Maybe we should deprecate MapComponent as so many developers get it wrong…
Data not block size aligned in codenameone BouncyCastle (No Padding)
String for binary data, this is a source of huge/painful bugs. It works on Java SE but then you run into really complex edge cases on the devices…
How to make circle shape buttons in codenameone with GUI builder
We really need to make it clear to developers that 9-piece borders can’t be used with circles… Maybe an AI of sort…
Notification service Codename One
This isn’t so much about notification as much as about the location API but it’s really unclear from the question…
“Bluetooth failes to initialize” when automating Bluetooth steps
One of the drawbacks of picking up the pre-existing BluetoothLE support is that we get this support "as is" and only enhanced it slightly.