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Episode 40 - 20/5/18

Episode 40 - 20/5/18

May 20, 2018

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Blog Posts

  • Navigation Week
  • A problem like Navigation by Maria Neumayer
    • Exploring the Android Navigation Artchitecure Component by Joe Birch
    • Exploring Android's Navigation Architecture Component by Nish Tahir
    • Android Navigation Components — Part 1 by Dario Mungoi
    • Android Navigation Architecture Component — a glimpse of future? By Juhani Lehtimäki
  • All About Type Aliases in Kotlin by Dave Leeds
  • A year as Android Engineer by Lara Martin

Tools and Libraries

  • Android Studio 3.2 Canary 15
  • Android Emulator 27.2.9
  • Dagger 2.16
  • Moshi 1.6
    • Exploring Moshi’s Kotlin Code Gen by Zac Sweers

Other Stuff

  • Play services issue preventing MapView from working on some Huawei devices
  • Fix for LiveData problems with Fragments
  • Episode 92: Navigation Controller by Android Developers Backstage
  • 124: IO 2018 first impressions with Android Dialogs & Pocket Casts team by Android Developers Backstage by Fragmented Podcast
  • Fragmented Crossover #io18 by Android Dialogs

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Episode 39 - 5/5/18

Episode 39 - 5/5/18

May 6, 2018

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Blog Posts

  • RxJava to Kotlin coroutines by Chris Banes
  • Announcing new SDK versioning in Google Play services and Firebase by Doug Stevenson
  • Immerse Yourself in the Android Developer Community by Tyler McCraw
  • Custom Light Drawing in an Android Smart Home app by Gabor Novak

Talks

  • Droidcon Italy

Tools And Libraries

  • Embedding Kotlin Playground by Jetbrains
  • Nanoscope by Uber
  • Android Studio Canary 3.2 alpha 13
  • Emulator updated to 27.3.0 canary and 27.2.8 beta
  • Firebase/Play services were updated to… a few different versions
  • Google Places/Maps pricing changes

Other Stuff

  • Spansspanspanspan
  • New Udacity Flutter course from Google
  • //androidexample365.com

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Guest hosted by Zac Sweers

Edited by Mike Scamell

Episode 38 - 29/3/18

Episode 38 - 29/3/18

April 29, 2018

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Blog Posts

  • Previewing Material Design 2.0 by Raveesh Bhalla
  • Introducing Constraint Layout 1.1 by Sean McQuillan
  • HQ Trivia reverse engineering by Hugo Hache and Adrien Couque

Tools And Libraries

  • Android Studio 3.1.2
  • Android Studio 3.2 Canary 12
  • Emulator 27.2.7 Canary

Other Stuff

  • Android Fireside Chat Twitter Questions
  • Lisa Luo: Functional reactive programming + MVVM, Swift + Kotlin by Android Dialogs

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Episode 37 - 22/4/18

Episode 37 - 22/4/18

April 22, 2018

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Blog Posts

  • Exploring the v28 Android Design Support Library Additions by Joe Birch
  • Coroutines and RxJava — An Asynchronicity Comparison (Part 3): Transferring stream of values by Manuel Vicente Vivo
  • A Guided Tour inside a clean architecture code base. by Yossi Segev
  • #31DaysOfKotlin — Week 3 Recap by Florina Muntenescu and Sean McQuillan
  • Protecting WebView with Safe Browsing
  • What’s new in Firebase Authentication?

Talks

  • How Proguard Works by Jeb Ware

Updates

  • Kotlin 1.2.40
  • Gradle 4.7
  • Android Things Developer Preview 8
  • Android Studio 3.2 Canary 11
  • Android Emulator 27.2.6 Canary
  • Android Test Support Library 1.0.2-beta1
  • Dex Method List 3.1.0

Other Stuff

  • Android Developer Survey from Google
  • Android platform versions dashboard update
  • Fragmented Cast: 121: Functional Programming with Kotlin Arrow team – II with Donn Felker, Kaushik Gopal, Paco, Raúλ Raja, Jorge Castillo
  • Android Dialogs: Joaquim Verges: Twitch + ARCore with Huyen Tue Dao and Joaquim Verges
  • Chicago Roboto 2018 Recap by Nate Ebel

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This episode was guest hosted and edited by Michael Bailey
(Normally hosted by Mike Scamell)

Michael Bailey is also cohost of the Native Wheel House podcast

Episode 36 - 15/4/18

Episode 36 - 15/4/18

April 15, 2018

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Blog Posts

  • What does GDPR mean for Mobile App Owners? — 12 Use Cases by Karol Wrótniak
  • Android Activity Life-Cycle for Professional Developers by Vasiliy Zukanov
    • /r/androiddev comments
  • Sealed classes opened my mind by Patrick Cousins

Tools And Libraries

  • Paris
  • Crumb

Updates

  • ConstraintLayout 1.1.0
  • Android Studio 3.1.1
  • Android Studio 3.2 Canary 10
  • Emulator 27.2.5 Canary
  • Play Services 15.0.0

Other Stuff

  • GCM now deprecated in favour of FCM
  • Constraint Layout 2.0
  • Google IO Schedule
  • Episode 89: Upon Reflection by Android Developers Backstage
  • 120: Functional Programming with Kotlin Arrow team by Fragmented Podcast

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Episode 35 - 8/4/18

Episode 35 - 8/4/18

April 8, 2018

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Blog Posts

  • 31 Days of Kotlin
  • #31DaysOfKotlin - Week 1 Recap by Florina Muntenescu & Sean McQuillan
    • 31DaysOfKotlin by Andy Barber
  • Android Face Detection Tutorial by Dragos Holban
  • Understanding Spans by Florina Muntenescu

Talks

  • Learning Kotlin: An Android Developer’s Journey by Rebecca Franks

Tools And Libraries

  • Hyperion
  • Android KTX 0.3
  • Android Support Library 27.1.1
  • Architecture Components [Room 1.1.0-beta2, Paging 1.0.0-beta1, Paging RxJava 1.0.0-alpha1 ]
  • Android Studio 3.2 Canary 9

Other Stuff

  • Picasso vs Glide
  • AppComponentFactory
  • 119: Flutter with GDE Eugenio Marletti – Part 2 by Fragmented Podcast

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Episode 34 - 25/3/18

Episode 34 - 25/3/18

March 25, 2018

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Blog Posts

  • RecyclerView — More Animations with Less Code using Support Library ListAdapter by Craig Russell
  • Effective Java in Kotlin, item 1: Consider static factory methods instead of constructors by Marcin Moskala

Tools And Libraries

  • Android Studio 3.2 Canary 7
  • Android Studio 3.1 RC 3
  • Emulator 27.2.2 Canary
  • ConstraintLayout 1.1.0 beta 6
  • Room 1.1.0 beta 1
  • Lifecycles 1.1.1
  • Paging 1.0.0 alpha 7
  • Google Play Services 12

Other Stuff

  • androiddev Salary Thread
  • 118: Flutter and cross platform development with GDE Eugenio Marletti – Part 1 by Fragmented Podcast
  • Lyla Fujiwara: ViewModel & LiveData by Android Dialogs

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Episode 33 - 18/3/18

Episode 33 - 18/3/18

March 18, 2018

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Blog Posts

  • Android P Slices: the missing documentation — part 1 by Sebastiano Poggi
  • A Guided Tour inside a clean architecture code base by Yossi Segev
  • Cropping Bitmaps With Custom Glide Transformations by Adam McNeilly

####Tools And Libraries

  • Json2kotlin
  • Profilo

Updates

  • Android Studio 3.1 RC2
  • Android Studio 3.2 Canary 6
  • Emulator 27.2.1 canary

Other Stuff

  • Episode 88: Autofill by Android Developers Backstage
  • Kevin Most: Idiomatic Interop in Kotlin + KEEP by Android Dialogs

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Episode 32 - 11/3/18

Episode 32 - 11/3/18

March 11, 2018

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News

  • Android P Developer Preview
  • Framework Fragments and Loaders deprecated.
    • Are Slices for the Google Assistant?

Blog Posts

  • Random Musings on the P Developer Preview 1 by Mark Murphy
  • A Better Way to Launch Activities on Android by Zak Taccardi
  • Exploring Android P: Display Cutouts by Joe Birch

Tools And Libraries

  • Support Library 28.0.0 Alpha 1
  • Kyrie
  • gradle-dependency-graph-generator-plugin
  • scrcpy
  • Android Studio 3.1 RC 1
  • Android Studio 3.2 Canary 5
  • Android Emulator 27.1.2
  • Android Emulator 27.2.0 Canary
  • Firebase Crashlytics
  • Android Things Developer Preview 7

Other Stuff

  • 116: Learning Kotlin – inline, noinline, crossinline by Fragmented Podcast
  • François Blavoet: Custom ViewGroups by Android Dialogs
  • Episode 16: Tools by The Context

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Episode 31 - 4/3/18

Episode 31 - 4/3/18

March 4, 2018

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Blog Posts

  • A life without ifs by Maria Neumayer
  • Simplifying DiffUtil with RxJava by Saket Narayan
  • Make your custom view 60fps in Android by Dmitriy Rabetckiy

Tools And Libraries

  • Long Shadows
  • Support Library 27.1.0
  • Android KTX 0.2
  • Room 1.1.0-alpha3
  • Emulator 27.1.12 Canary
  • Kotlin 1.2.30
  • Gradle 4.6

Other Stuff

  • Improving Stability by Reducing Usage of non-SDK Interfaces
  • #31DaysOfKotin
  • 115: Architecture Components with Akshay Chordiya by Fragmented Podcast
  • Angella Derington: Teaching RxJava with a Little Game of Thrones by Android Dialogs

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