Android

How to easily forward Firefox traffic through an SSH tunnel (Android edition)

Similar to my previous post about forwarding browser traffic through an SSH tunnel, this time I’ll show you how to do it on Android even without root access. Please note that while I’m sure there are a few ways to accomplish this, the following is just one way that has worked for me. I’m also assuming that you already have an SSH server to tunnel your traffic through. Step 1: Install SSH Tunnel The first thing you’ll want to do is install an application that will actually create the SSH tunnel for you.

Android development in Netbeans

So you want to do Android development but you hate Eclipse? Well fear not, there is another IDE that you can use to meet your mobile development needs. This is a quick guide, mostly for my reference later, on how to setup an Android development environment in Netbeans. 1. Download and install the Android SDK and Netbeans IDE like normal Pretty self-explanatory just grab the installers from here and here respectively.

XMLVM makes all programming languages portable

I honestly don’t remember how I came across this awesome project but I am certainly glad I did! XMLVM is a software toolchain which is designed to take cross-compilation to a whole new level. Rather than just offer OS portability, XMLVM is able to actually offer OS, hardware and programming language portability. Here’s how it works: you write a program in a programming language of your choice, say .NET. Once compiled you send it through the first step of XMLVM which analyzes the produced CIL and creates an XML document out of it.