Posts by Erik Andre

Pardon My French - Introducing Chateau

Being a social networking platform, providing a great chat experience is at the core of what we do at Badoo. However, the meaning of “a great chat experience” is constantly evolving, and the major chat applications keep adding new features to stay competitive and enhance user experience.

Better Memory Dumps on Android

This is a follow-up on the previous article about Deobfuscating HPROF memory dumps. Reading that article isn’t a requirement, some knowledge of the HPROF file format is useful.

Deobfuscating HPROF memory dumps

According to Crittercism 1, the second most common crash reported in Android apps is java.lang.OutOfMemoryError, so it stands to reason that analyzing these crashes should be one of the top priorities for any Android developer. If you are analyzing memory dumps from a debug build or if you are not…