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Instrumentation 101 – Must have tips for Android developers

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Thanks to everyone who came out to our class! It was great meeting and chatting with all of you Android developers. If you missed your chance to check out our 30 minute primer at AnDevCon IV, you’ll find the details of our Android Instrumentation 101 talk in this post along with download links for the demos and scripts used in the presentation. You can download the presentation here. Testing can be boring and tedious, but its role is very important. In the long run you’ll save time fixing bugs in your application. Fortunately, Android supports many tools for testing. The…

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ZOMG! AnDevCon is next week!!

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ZOMG! AnDevCon starts next week!! We’ve got a pretty packed schedule on Wednesday, dropping all kinds of knowledge. Come check out our classes: Hacking APKs for Fun and Profit (Mostly for Fun), Part I From 10:00 am – 11:45 am Hacking APKs for Fun and Profit (Mostly for Fun), Part II From 11:30 am – 12:45 pm Come see David Teitelbaum dive deep into the internals of Android in this two-part, 150-minute class. You will explore the wonders of Dalvik bytecode, smali syntax, decompilation tools, patching techniques, and common methods you can use to (try to) protect your apps. Extremely hands-on,…

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DroidCon UK might be over, but DroidCon NL is a week away!

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Thanks to everyone who came out to catch David Teitelbaum’s class at Droidcon UK, “Who Needs Thumbs? Android Instrumentation and Reverse Engineering.” We had a fantastic time mixing it up with all the Android Devs in London and appreciate all the great feedback on Twitter! For all of you who’ve asked, you can find the slides here. Are you thinking to yourself, “I couldn’t attend DroidCon UK and I’ll never forgive myself because this class sounds SO interesting. I wish there was somewhere else I could go to learn how to reverse engineer my favorite apps!?” Well you’re in luck!…

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Come meet us at DroidCon London!

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We’re taking this show on the road, folks. Our VP of Engineering, David Teitelbaum, is presenting a class at DroidCon London! That’s right, ladies and gents. We’re bringing our Android hacking love across the pond to show all the devs in the UK how to hack their favorite Android apps straight off Google Play. The class will teach developers the fundamentals of APK reverse engineering, including Dalvik executable disassembly/reassembly, code injection, and view hacking using tools such as Smali/Baksmali and Romain Guy’s awesome ViewServer. Here are the deets: Who? David Teitelbaum presenting at Droidcon London What? Who Needs Thumbs? Android Instrumentation…

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Let’s Get Buzzed Again, Shall We?

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Boy oh boy, it feels like AnDevCon II was only yesterday, doesn’t it? All those workshops, classes, that fabulous expo… Android developers – we’ve been missing you. Let’s #GetBuzzed again next week, shall we? We’ve got a boatload of things happening at AnDevCon III and we can’t wait to see each and every one of you. Here’s what we’re up to: Tuesday, May 15 At 1:45 pm Apkudo Engineer David Teitelbaum and CEO Josh Matthews will present the class, “Who Needs Thumbs? Android Instrumentation and Reverse Engineering.” This advanced level class will teach developers the fundamentals of APK reverse engineering, including…

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AnDevCon: That’s a Wrap

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Last Wednesday I tweeted, “If you don’t leave a conference absolutely exhausted, you’re not doing it right. #AnDevCon” I said it because the energy at AnDevCon’s was palpable and it took a lot for all of us at Apkudo to keep up! I’m sure we’ve all been to our fair share of boring, stiff conferences, but AnDevCon blew those shows out of the water. We can’t thank the conference organizers and attendees enough for allowing us to contribute to such an amazing show! Here are a few of the highlights from AnDevCon: Josh’s Lightning Talk about the Apkudo Test Platform…

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