I had a YouTube comment a while back ask me for the source code to one of my games, simply so that he could figure out how to add AdMob ads to his own game. For some programmers out there, the real barrier of entry to market seems to be a lack of knowledge on how to add AdMob and Adsense to your application, and how to publish it on the Android Market. It can be a bit of a pain, but once you’ve got
Super Whistle is the culmination of everything I learned from my mega popular “Easy Whistle” series of apps. With presets for dozens of animal, insect, and reptile species and the ability to adjust your playback time, Super Whistle is a super deal at 99c. You can view more about Super Whistle from the permalink page here, or buy Super Whistle from the Android Market here.
Skillful dodge is a fast and free dodging game for the Android. Your character is speeding through the forest, and must avoid being hit! Featuring pick up and play gameplay, customizable player models, an automatically increasing level of difficulty, and so much more! Skillful Dodge will keep you coming back to dodge again and again. You can view more on the permalink page here, or download Skillful Dodge from the Android Market here.
Custom Comets is a fast and free game for the Android. Comets will come rushing at you, and it’s your job to shoot them. With classic arcade gameplay, a reversible firing mode, and the ability to load your own comet images, Custom Comets will keep you coming back for more time and again. The “Me Gusta” and “Problem?” memes from Reddit are used as the default comet and player images. You can see more at the permalink page here, or download Custom Comets from the
Custom pong is a fast and free game of computer tennis where you choose the ball! Simply select any image to play computer tennis with that image as the ball! Perfect for relieving stress or just having fun playing computer tennis. The default ball image is the “Me Gusta” meme from Reddit. You can view more at the permalink page here, or download Custom Pong from the Android Market here.
Skillful Surround is a fast and addicting game of skill for the Android. With a customizable difficulty level and easy to pick up gameplay, you’ll find yourself coming back to Skillful Surround again and again. Learn more about skillful surround on it’s permalink page here, or download Skillful Surround from the Android Market here.
Skillful lines is a completely free, thoughtful, and challenging puzzle game for the Android platform. Like all good puzzle games, Skillful Lines is easy to understand but hard to master. Optimized for both phones and tablets, Skillful Lines is a game of strategic placement. This mark my first entry into the Android games market, and my 56th published Android app overall. As all of my programs are prefaced with “easy” in the moniker, so thus will I preface my games with a “skillful” moniker. While the
Easy File Encrypt is a fast and free app which allows you to encrypt and decrypt files on the go! Set your own AES cypher password, and your file will be encrypted. Now no-one can decrypt the file without knowing the password! You can view the permalink page here, or download Easy File Encrypt from the Android Market here.
Easy File Scramble is a fast and free app to scramble and de-scramble files. This prevents the files from being opened in file viewers, zip extractors, etc. Easy File Scramble uses a two-way encoding algorithm, so there is no extra data stored about the files encoded and Easy File Scramble has no knowledge of whether a file is being encoded or decoded. You can view the permalink page here, or download Easy File Scramble on the Android Market here.
Easy Image Stamp is a fast and free app which allows you to “stamp” image onto a canvas. It fully supports alpha transparancy and pixel blending in images, so you can stamp rounded corners to your hearts delight. You can load an image in as a background, or just stamp images onto a blank canvas. You can use this to generate lolcat memes, edit photographs, cencor photos, make photo collages, and more. It also features the almighty undo button! You can view the permalink page for
So I’ve gotten some more requests for whistles, thought I’d get them out of my system. For those that are still counting I’m up to 52 apps. Hoping to hit 100 before the end of the summer. I’m pretty sure I’ve covered all the whistles people could possibly want. Horse and Donkey Raccoon and Opossum Bat Whale and Porpoise Frog and Owl
Easy Sheep Whistle is a fast and free app to generate sounds your sheep can hear. Use this to train your sheep…. maybe. You can also use it as a frequency generator. You can see the permalink page for it here, or download it from the Android market here.
So, I thought I was done with the whistles for a while, but a friend of mine asked for one more. And who am I to say no to one more app 🙂 Easy Cow and Chicken Whistle is a fast and free app to generate sounds your cows and chickens can hear. Use this to train your farm animals…. maybe. You can also use it as a frequency generator. You can view the permalink page for it here, or download it from the Android marketplace here.
Easy Black And White is a fast and free app to convert any image into a two color black and white image. It features a convenient sliding scale threshold for conversion, and the ability to select your two colors (they don’t have to be black and white!). This is handy for creating artistic renderings, two-color icons, game art, and more! You can see more on the permalink page here, or download it from the Android Market here.
Easy Unit Conversion is a fast and free app to easily convert between units of measurement. Easy Unit Conversion supports conversion between many of the most common units of measurement. You can view the permalink page for it here, or download it from the Android Market here.
Easy Image Splice is a fast and free application which allows you to easily splice together two images. Select the splice percentage for each photo and whether to splice horizontally or vertically, and that’s that. You can preview your spliced image or save it out to a file. You can see the permalink page for it here, or download Easy Image Splice from the Android Market here.
Easy Ratings is a fast and free app to visually organize and rate anything. Simply give an item a rating, and it will be saved to the internal database. Organize items by category (wine ratings, video games, etc). You can view more about Easy Ratings on the permalink page here, or download Easy Ratings from the Android Market here.
So after my first month as an Android developer I’ve written 35 apps. I’ve been picked up by a few third-party app stores, and a few country-specific app stores as well. Some of my apps are doing ok, some are not as popular. Two of these apps are doing really well. Easy Dog Whistle, and Easy Cat Whistle are both getting at least 2000 downloads per day , which is pretty great for my first month. (roughly, over all stores. Turns out most app metrics
Easy Packet Blast is a fast and free application to send one or many (UDP) packets to a single destination address. You can select the port and destination, as well as give a custom payload for the packet. This is useful for network testing, load testing, hardware testing, etc. You can view the permalink page for it here, or download it from the Android Market here.
Easy Ambient Lighting is a fast and free application to generate ambient lighting from your Android device. You may directly select a color for the ambient light, or select a photo and have the ambient light value calculated from the photo automatically. You can view the permalink page for it here, or download it from the Android Market here.