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SQL injection in Android content providers and how to be protected

If you are familiar with Android apps development, you have dealt with components for sure (although maybe you don’t know them with that name) and specifically, with content providers. In this post, I am going to talk about how to use SQL injection to access data provided by this kind of components and how to be protected against … Read more

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NFC: Introduction & compatibility with mobile devices

Having written about Beacons and RFID, now it is turn to NFC (Near Field Communication), a set of short-range wireless technologies commonly used nowadays. Maybe you are questioning my previous sentence, but it is really true. Have you realized that card you use public transport, opening the door or parking lot that without entering in … Read more

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Beacons on Android

Bluetooth is one of the most well-known wireless technologies standards nowadays and it is used in a great range of situations where data exchanging is needed. A variation of this technology is BLE or Bluetooth Low Energy, which differs from common Bluetooth basically in the low power consumption and it’s a good option for applications … Read more

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JitPack – Forget about cloning public repositories on Android

As Android developer, you will need to add dependencies to your project sooner or later.  Those dependencies are generally published in package repositories such as Maven-Central or JCenter, but how can we get Android or JVM open source libraries not published in any package repository existing in a public Git repository? Should I clone the code … Read more