Titanium Mobile: java.net.UnknownHostException error when using the AVD emulator

Doing some local development with Titanium and I noticed that when using the xhr object to hit my localhost server (idxdot.dev), and testing using the emulator, I got this error: (TiHttpClient-1) [7,236164] HTTP Error (java.net.UnknownHostException): idxdot.dev E/TiHttpClient( 417): java.net.UnknownHostException: idxdot.dev E/TiHttpClient( 417): at java.net.InetAddress.lookupHostByName(InetAddress.java:513) E/TiHttpClient( 417): at java.net.InetAddress.getAllByNameImpl(InetAddress.java:278) E/TiHttpClient( 417): at java.net.InetAddress.getAllByName(InetAddress.java:242) E/TiHttpClient( 417): at […]

West Africa and the push for E-Government

Slowly but surely, West African countries are following the lead set in East Africa in pushing E-Government. In Ivory Coast, a seminar was held last week (December 14th to the 18th 2011) on the topic of e-government moderated by Mr Georges M’bra, of the government’s scientific committee. The Ivorian government wants to modernize the administration […]

E-Book: African Apps in The Global Marketplace

I ran into this e-book totally by mistake, but nothing happens by coincidence in my book so here you go. It’s an e-book by Andrew Mugoya and you can download it from hereĀ on the AfriApps marketplace, which if you didn’t know offers great apps written African Developers. Here is a synopsis of the book by […]

Have you heard about Konza City?

When it comes to ICTs, Kenya has demonstrated that it is deservedly one of the leaders in the new Africa. I was recently directed to learn about Konza City by Amadou Daffe of Coders4Africa, who came back impressed with the Kenya and its ICT community from a recent trip to Kenya for a conference. What […]