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How to enable the Android ActionBar activity icon - tap to go home

If you want to enable the Android activity icon (app icon) in your application's ActionBar so users can tap the icon to go to the home screen, here are my notes on how to do this.

Enabling the ActionBar activity icon to handle the home button tap is a simple, three step process:

Step 1

In Step 1, add a line like this to your app's AndroidManifest.xml file:

Setting an iPhone HTML/web app icon | iPhone app home screen icon

iPhone HTML app icon FAQ: I'm creating an iPhone HTML web app, and I want users to be able to save my HTML app icon to their iPhone home screen; how can I add a custom iPhone app icon to my web application?

The iPhone Mobile Safari web browser recognizes a special HTML tag that lets you add an iPhone app icon to your HTML application. Here's the syntax that lets you add an iPhone app icon to your web app:

Java: How to handle drop events to your Mac OS X Dock icon (Part 2)

In Part 1 of this tutorial I shared the Java source code you need to handle drag and drop events on Mac OS X. But as I mentioned in that tutorial, the recipe to handle files that are dropped onto your Dock application icon requires a little more work, in particular an Ant build process that uses the JarBundler task. So here in Part 2 of this tutorial, I'm sharing my Ant build script that completes this recipe.

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