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Android™ Tablet Application Development For Dummies® by Donn Felker

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Chapter 19

Ten Tools That Make Your Developing Life Easier

In This Chapter

  • RoboGuice
  • IntelliJ IDEA
  • TeamCity
  • Git
  • Gson
  • droid-fu
  • Draw 9-patch
  • Hierarchy Viewer
  • UI/Application Exerciser Monkey
  • Paint.NET and GIMP

As a developer, you inherently will build tools to help yourself become more productive. I have created various helper methods to assist in asynchronous communication, XML and JSON parsing, date and time utilities, and much more. Before you write a ton of helper classes or frameworks to handle items for you, I advise you to look on the Internet for tools that already exist. In this chapter, I compile a list of ten tools and utilities that can make your developer life much easier by increasing your productivity and ensuring that your app is up to snuff.

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