Mobile apps internationalization story.
Most of the projects are using some data that needs to be treated with extra care. Like client secrets, ids, API keys, or, for Android, necessary keystore file. This data is sometimes stored in the repository for convenience and sometimes kept out (gitignored) and passed between developers.
Getting started with Android Things is relatively easy. I had an opportunity to check it out for the first time during one of the training sessions during Google Developer Days Europe 2017. Let’s check it out!
It’s a story of how an optimized gradle can reduce the build time to a couple of seconds! Some work done in Android Studio and voilà.
Gradle is a native build system supported by Android Studio. In the previous post I covered some basics and then focused on generating version code and name, which was especially helpful while building apk. Time to move on to the other fancy tricks.
Gradle build system gained its popularity with the native support in Android Studio a while ago. It’s quite powerful but not every developer knows how to use it to their advantage. I can’t really tell that I use all capabilities of gradle but I’ll share what I know. You might like it! Gradle – yay!
Testing libraries in production takes time and could be painful. Let me help you with this task! Here is my list of the hottest Android libraries out there!
Time has come to cover the second day of Droidcon NYC conference. If you haven’t seen the first day coverage you can catch up here.
Droidcon NYC is the biggest Android event out there, purely Android content. This is a short summary of the day one talks I’ve been lucky to attend. There were best world android developers among the speakers!
Can we really forget about handling activity recreation after locking the Android device screen orientation? I’ve been asking this question for quite some time.
Ever wondered what would be a simple solution to killing an Android application? That’s right – there is none, Google has its reasons for that. As usually, there is a hack…
Do you know what is among the best things of Android development? It is Java based and extremely popular. Our community is awesome and there are many great libraries popping out every day.