This Week’s Links
Fragmented Podcast Ep#149: Learning Kotlin: Inline Classes and Type Driven Design
In this episode of Fragmented, Kaushik (@kaushikgopal) talks about the new Kotlin 1.3 experimental feature “inline classes” and how it helps with Type driven design. Special request: if you have follow up questions or clarifications or things you’d like to see specifically with respect to this discussion, hit us up on the Discord #fragmented-podcast channel with your thoughts and we’ll make sure to address them in future shows!
Grow Your App Business Internationally Through Localization on Google Play
It is not uncommon for developers think they don’t have enough time or resources to localize their app. However, Google considers translation a key component of making the world’s information universally accessible and useful. With this global outlook, Google has provided developers with the tools to easily localize their apps.
Muselee 4: Gradle Kotlin DSL
In previous posts, Mark Allison looked at our basic three project structure, plus how we can use dependency injection to support this, and also a method of consistently managing our third-party library dependencies to ensure that we are using consistent versions in each of our modules. In this post, learn to convert your build scripts to use the Gradle Kotlin DSL instead.
Scratch 3.0’s New Programming Blocks, Built on Blockly
Coding is a powerful tool for creating, expressing and understanding ideas. That’s why our goal is to make coding available to kids around the world through Scratch, a visual code builder. On January 2, Google launched a new version of Scratch. Read more about it here!
Get Your Apps Ready for the 64-bit Requirement
64-bit CPUs deliver faster, richer experiences for your users. This week Google announced that they’re providing more detailed information and timelines to make it as easy as possible to transition to 64-bit in 2019.
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How to Solve Missing Push Notifications in Android
In this post, find out how the Flock Android solves a missing notification issue after receiving some weird complaints from users about missing notifications. Read on to find out how they solved this issue!
Quality Assurance – Mobile & Web App Development Process
In this post, learn about Quality Assurance in Continuous Integration app development from a business perspective, and how to ensure quality from the very beginning of your app building process and all the way through to the end.
Caster.io: Comparing Koin with Dagger
Before getting starting with switching your dependency injection framework, it’s important to understand the differences with Koin and other Frameworks such as Dagger. In this lesson, learn the pros and cons when it comes to a DI framework such as Koin.
Tri State Checkbox
This APK allows you add an animated checkbox to your app with three separate states, checked, unchecked, and neutral.
This library allows you to add a Custom EditText implementation that allows formatting of currency-based numeric inputs.