Android Snacks
Episode 20

Episode 20

November 19, 2017

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Blog Posts

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  • Android Color Management: What Developers and Designers Need to Know by Nick Butcher
  • Mastering Kotlin standard functions: run, with, let, also and apply by Elye

Tools and Libraries

  • TensorFlow Lite Developer preview
  • Android Studio 3.1 Canary 4
  • Support Library 27.0.1
  • Kotlin 1.1.60

Other Stuff

  • Episode 83: The Deal of the ART by Android Developers Backstage
  • 103: MVI pattern with Hannes Mosby Dorfmann by Fragmented Podcast

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Episode 19

Episode 19

November 12, 2017

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Blog Posts

  • Beginner’s Guide to Gradle for Android Developers by Adam Haafiz
  • That Missing Guide: How to use Dagger2 by Gabor Varadi
  • Creating an Instagram “Like” Animation With StateListAnimators by Shaishav Gandhi

Tools and Libraries

  • RIBs by Uber
  • Serial by Twitter
  • Grox by Groupon
    • Blog post
  • Android Studio 3.1 Canary 3
  • Android Architecture Components 1.0

Other Stuff

  • Episode 81: Gradle Sync by Android Developers Backstage
  • Episode 82: Crash Talk by Android Developers Backstage
  • 102: All Things Kotlin and notes from KotinConf by Fragmented Podcast

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Episode 18

Episode 18

November 5, 2017

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Blog Posts

  • Playing with elevation in Android by Sebastiano Poggi
  • A beginner’s guide to Kotlin by Jamie Lynch
  • Android Architecture Components: Room — Relationships by Paulina Szklarska

Talks

  • Droidcon NYC 2017

Tools and Libraries

  • Android Kotlin Style Guide
  • Android Studio 3.1 Canary 2
  • Gradle 4.3
  • Firebase Crashlytics

Other Stuff

  • Episode 80: Crash Talk
  • 101: Learning Kotlin – visibility modifiers, internal modifier, modules by Fragmented Podcast

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Episode 17

Episode 17

October 29, 2017

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Blog Posts

  • Kotlin is Dope And So Are Its Custom Property Delegates by Amanda Hill
  • Architecture Components pitfalls — Part 1 by Christophe Beyls
  • Random Musings on the Android 8.1 Developer Preview 1 by Mark Murphy
  • Develop a custom Tile with Quick Settings Tile API by Leonardo Pirro

Talks

  • Droidcon London 2017

Tools and Libraries

  • Android Studio 3.0 stable released
  • Android Studio 3.1 Canary
  • Android 8.1 Developer Preview
  • Support Library 27.0.0

Other Stuff

  • 100: Episode 100 Listener question by Fragmented Podcast
  • Building BrailleBox with Android Things by Android Dialogs

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Episode 16

Episode 16

October 22, 2017

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Blog Posts

  • Smooth your migration to Kotlin by Fernando Cejas
  • Why we are not cross-platform developers by Mathijs Lagerberg
  • Room + Time by Chris Banes
  • How Kotlin’s “@Deprecated” Relieves Pain of Colossal Refactoring? By Oleksii Fedorov

Tools and Libraries

  • Android Studio 3.0 RC2

    • Why previews can't be patched on Mac
  • Android Emulator 26.2.0
  • Android Architecture Components RC1
  • Kotlin 1.2 Beta2
  • CatchUp by Zac Sweers

Other Stuff

  • Episode 79: Picking Up Garbage by Android Developers Backstage
  • Episode 0 by Neapolitan
  • Aztec, a Native, Kotlin-Based Rich Text Editor by Android Dialogs

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Episode 15

Episode 15

October 15, 2017

The TL;DR of last weeks Android Developer news

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Blog Posts

  • Playing APK Golf by Jamie Lynch
  • Keeping the Daggers Sharp by Piwai
  • Android Coroutine Recipes by Dmytro Danylyk
  • Modular Architecture for faster Build Time by Hazem Saleh

Tools and Libraries

  • Android Studio 3.0 RC1
  • Instant Apps 1.1
  • Constraint Layout Beta 3
    • Andrew Kelly's article on Circular Positioning
  • Dagger 2.12
  • Chips Input Layout
  • Kakao

Other Stuff

  • Effective Java – Item #17: Design and Document for Inheritance or Else Prohibit It by Fragmented Podcast
  • Designing for the next billion with Raveesh Bhalla by Android Dialogs

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Episode 14

Episode 14

October 8, 2017

The TL;DR of last weeks Android Developer news

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Tools and Libraries

  • Android Studio 3.0 Beta 7
  • ConstraintLayout 1.1.0 beta 2
  • Architecture Components beta 2
  • Android Job 1.2.0
  • Gradle 4.2.1
  • ScalingLayout
  • Cloud Firestore

Other Stuff

  • Droidcon NYC 2017 by Fragmented Podcast
  • Conversation Actions for Google Assistant with Andrew Kelly by Android Dialogs
  • RxJava — the Present and Future with David Karnok by Context Podcast

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Episode 13

Episode 13

October 1, 2017

The TL;DR of last weeks Android Developer news

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Blog Posts

  • Troubleshooting ProGuard issues on Android by Wojtek Kaliciński
  • Toolbar Delight by Juhani Lehtimäki
  • Using buildSrc for custom logic in Gradle builds by Madis Pink
  • 30 new Android Libraries and Projects released in Summer 2017 which should catch your attention by Michal Bialas

Talks

  • Android Architecture Lifecycle by Dario Mungoi
  • Droidcon NYC Talks

Tools and Libraries

  • Kotlin 1.2 Beta
  • Clay

Other Stuff

  • Notification Explication by Android Developers Backstage
  • Instant Apps with Zarah Dominguez by Android Dialogs

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Episode 12

Episode 12

September 24, 2017

The TL;DR of last weeks Android Developer news

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Blog Posts

  • From design to android, part 2 by Saul Molinero
  • Understanding AutoValue and its extensions by Rein Raudjärv
  • ConstraintLayout - Guidelines, Barriers, Chains and Groups by Rebecca Franks
  • Creating a Custom Type Adapter or Moshi by Emma Guy

Tools and Libraries

  • Architecture Components Beta 1 (except Paging Library which is alpha 2)
  • Google Play Billing - 1.0.0
  • Google Play Services - 11.4.0
  • Material Design Docs
  • Kotlin 1.1.50
  • Buffer Clean Architecture Boilerplate - Android Architecture Components fork
  • Register: Better In App Billing Testing on Android

Other Stuff

  • Be careful using @android:color/xxx resources!
  • Android Architecture Paging Library with Florina Muntenescu by Fragmented Podcast
  • RxJava with Sarah Lensing by Android Dialogs

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Episode 11

Episode 11

September 17, 2017

The TL;DR of last weeks Android Developer news

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Blog Posts

  • Nesting Android Themes – pablisco – Medium
  • ViewModels and LiveData: Patterns + AntiPatterns – Google Developers – Medium
  • Fluent Intents – pablisco – Medium
  • Dagger 2 : Component Relationships & Custom Scopes – Garima Jain – Medium
  • How to use AsyncListUtil – AndroidPub

Tools and Libraries

  • 🚀 Make your Android Project pop with Remixer by Google
  • MapMe — the Android maps adapter – Default to Open – Medium

Other Stuff

  • Rakshak R.Hegde on Twitter: “Avoid the annoying jump to Design tab while editing XML. Prefer XML editor under Settings. #AndroidDev #protip @AndroidDev @Android https://t.co/Yt8m3Zf0o0”
  • How long it took you to learn Dagger2 : androiddev
  • TextView: Now with Auto-Sizing - YouTube
  • Using Fonts in Android - YouTube
  • Sitting down with Tor Norbye – Talking Kotlin
  • Fragmented Podcast : Romain Guy on Displays, CPU’s, GPU’s and Color

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