Tony Tam

Father, Software Engineer, Future Barista

Android Tips: Centering TextView

Trying to figure out how to align a text inside a TextView for Android. Found the answer on StackOverflow <TextView android:textAlignment=”center” android:layout_gravity=”center_horizontal|center”

July 13, 2014

The only sure way to safely destroy data on a harddrive

We spent the weekend destroying data on a hard drive  

July 3, 2014

link: Google’s Sundar Pichai Is the Most Powerful Man in Mobile – Businessweek

A good read on leader of Android.  I learned about him during the Google I/O 2014 conference. http://mobile.businessweek.com/articles/2014-06-24/googles-sundar-pichai-king-of-android-master-of-mobile-profile#r=read Tony — http://iprivesake.com/ – Japanese fushion restaurant

July 2, 2014

Math Get To 24 iOS App

My daughter Cate designed the logo, intro video and the entire app screen for this fun math game. Try it out and let me know what you think. download on … Continue reading

June 8, 2014

Read: John Resig – Write Code Every Day

I want to learn from others on how to maintain good habits, one of those is to code everyday. I have missed a few days, but I’m very happy with … Continue reading

May 31, 2014

Saturday reading on senior iOS Developers

  http://sealedabstract.com/rants/lets-talk-about-sparrow/ Let me tell you how it actually is, because I write iOS apps.  A fully-dedicated senior iOS developer is way more expensive than you think.  I’m not talking … Continue reading

May 31, 2014

Read: An iOS Developer Takes On Android

Nice article about some of the differences between development in iOS and Android. http://nfarina.com/post/8239634061/ios-to-android

May 31, 2014