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By David Gassner | Friday, August 29, 2014

Configure ADT for Android Development with Eclipse

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I was recently asked about how to set up a local Android development environment correctly, and it was such a good question that I wanted to share the answer with everyone.

Q: I’m learning how to create Android apps. In Eclipse with Android Developer Tools, when I create a new app I get a null pointer exception right away. I’ve also noticed that the new project’s “src” folder, where my Java source files should be located, is empty. What did I do wrong?

By David Gassner | Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Course Update: Building a Note-Taking App for Android

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Technology moves so quickly, it can be hard to keep up—particularly when developer tools change after we’ve recorded a course.

I recently heard from a member who was trying to work through my course Building a Note-Taking App for Android and having trouble running and testing his code.

By David Gassner | Thursday, July 10, 2014

Installing PHP on Windows

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The Windows packaging of PHP has changed since my course Installing Apache, MySQL and PHP was last updated, and could affect your installation should you choose to install separate components. No fear—you should be able to correct the problem by creating a new version of your php.ini file. Here’s a solution for installing PHP on Windows that works on my system.

By Crystal McCullough | Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Adding dynamic data to a PHP-enabled web site in Dreamweaver CS5

Join David Gassner in Dreamweaver CS5 with PHP and MySQL as he explains how to add dynamic data to a PHP-enabled web site in Dreamweaver CS5. This course shows how to plan and create a MySQL database, define a PHP-enabled site in Dreamweaver CS5, connect the site to the database, and manage and present dynamic data. Dreamweaver CS5 features are demonstrated throughout the video series, including PHP custom class introspection and site-specific code hinting.

By David Gassner | Sunday, March 14, 2010

lynda.com at Microsoft MIX this week

Are you attending Microsoft MIX in Las Vegas this week (March 15-17, 2010)? So is lynda.com! Stop by our booth in the Commons at Mandalay Bay and say hello, and let us know what you love about lynda.com and what you’re hoping for in our future training titles. I’ll be onsite for the entire event (as the author of ASP.NET Essential Training), and so will these top authors: Molly Holzschlag (CSS, Blogger), Joe Marini (jQuery, XML, JavaScript), and Walt Ritscher (Silverlight) will all be either speaking or attending the conference.

By Crystal McCullough | Friday, June 19, 2009

Get warmed up for a Flash workout: Flex 4 SDK and Flash Builder 4 Beta Preview

Ready to flex a little Flex? In Flex 4 SDK and Flash Builder 4 Beta Preview, developer and Adobe Certified Instructor David Gassner describes how to get started with the Flex 4 SDK, and gives a tour of the new Flash Builder 4 (formally known as Flex Builder). David walks through Flash Builder 4′s installation and deployment options, and highlights its important features, including working with Spark text controls in the Flex 4 SDK and creating Flash components in Flash Builder 4.

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