Android L Developer Preview and Android Studio Beta
The Developer Preview lets you explore features and capabilities of the L release and get started developing and testing on the new platform.
Task Locking API for Android
The Task Locking API for Android allows Edu app developers to target high stakes testing and studying situations in the classroom by allowing teachers to “lock” a student into the app when required.
Top 5 Best Android L Features! VIDEO
Marques Brownlee shares his thoughts on the Android L Developer Preview.
App UI / UX – Part 6
Part 6 of the App UI / UX techniques post.
Android Animation Easing Functions. Let’s make animation more real!
RecyclerView in Android: The basics
The RecyclerView is a new ViewGroup that is prepared to render any adapter-based view in a similar way. It is supossed to be the successor of ListView and GridView, and it can be found in the latest support-v7 version.
Maven and GitHub: Forking a GitHub repository and hosting its Maven artifacts
A sample implementation of how to use GitHub to host your Maven repositories.
Google Play Services 5.0
This release introduces Android wearable services APIs, Dynamic Security Provider and App Indexing, whilst also including updates to the Google Play game services, Cast, Drive, Wallet, Analytics, and Mobile Ads.
Apps for Android Wear launching today!
In addition to notifications bridged from the phone, Android Wear allows developers to write code that runs directly on the wearable.
My Thoughts on Android Wear (G Watch)
Juhani Lehtimäki shares his experience with the new Android Wear platform.
Gradle 2.0 released
As explained in the Gradle 2.0 announcement, the change in major version number signals a new backwards compatibility baseline.
Android Memory: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Mark Murphy gives an explanation on how to optimize memory in Android apps.
The Busy Coder’s Guide to Android Development Version 5.9 Released
Subscribers now have access to the latest release of The Busy Coder’s Guide to Android Development, known as Version 5.9, in all formats.