Matt Reid | Senior Software Developer

Matthew Reid is a software and web developer, specialising in Java and the JVM, js and web frameworks. He has a passion for clean code, entrepreneurship, company culture and making the world a better place.

I spent a while looking for a solid example of futuretask use in java for my latest android app (more posts on that soon I hope) but I found a great one here

Anyone using the nbandroid plugin for netbeans to develop android apps may have come accross the same problem I did.

While overhauling a customer information system I found myself needing to display a map of a customers postcode without forcing the user to leave the page.

I was recently using 2 date pickers to allow the user to select a date range and was in need of a dynamic date-restriction function. Here it is:

A word of warning to anyone with an android phone. If your account is set up as … rather than then you could have problems downloading from the android marketplace. Luckily some fine fellow has posted a set of simple instructions to fix this: