About: Michael Boldischar

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Lead Software Engineer

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Android Ant Build Environment Release 3

A new version of the example Android Ant build environment has been posted. Use this link for the Release 3 of the Android Ant Build Environment. The new version works with slightly updated Release 10 of the Android SDK (e.g. android-sdk_r10-linux_x86.tgz). It should meet your needs for Jenkins builds and other continuous integration...
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Android Ant Build Environment Released!

The Disgruntled Rats are giving back to the community by releasing code that will help other Android developers get their projects working with Ant. See the link below. Android Ant Build Environment If you find these files useful in any way, please help promote our site by liking our Facebook group. :)...
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Monthly Drawing for Disgruntled Rats Shirts

We are giving away one Disgruntled Rats t-shirt each month to our fans. We will pick randomly from the list of people who "like" our Facebook page. The drawing will be held on the first Saturday of each month. All you have to do is "like" the Disgruntled Rats Facebook page and you will automatically...
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Codename Phantom – Android Graphics Engine

The Disgruntled Rats are very excited to announce their upcoming graphics engine!  The codename for the graphics engine is Phantom.  Phantom is fast, lightweight, easy to use, and portable. Phantom runs on any operating system with accelerated graphics and support for the Java Virtual Machine.  Phantom also runs on the Dalvik Virtual Machine.  Developers can write...
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Understanding Android OpenGL Through UML

I find it easier to learn a new software system by creating diagrams. Today, I created a couple Unified Modeling Language (UML) diagrams for Android OpenGL. These diagrams present a high-level view of the Android OpenGL rendering domain. The class diagram describes the main classes and relationships. I also described a few important methods...
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