Shanee Nishry speaks about Adaptive Scalable Texture Compression (ASTC) and how to reduce the .apk size and loading times of gamesAn XML file containing all the color palettes as shown in Google Design
Rohan Raarora provides an XML file containing all color palettes as shown in Google Design
Stefan Hoth introduces a simple plugin for build.gradle to instruct Jetbrains IDEA-based IDEs (IntelliJ, Android Studio) to download sources of the dependencies
Jake Wharton introduces Telecine, an app for capturing full resolution video of your Android screen
ksoap2-android 3.4.0 and next steps
Manfred Moser speaks about the bug fixes and improvements in this project, including the most recent updates
How We Created Scalable UI – A Case Study
In his blog, Juhani Lehtimaki writes about the Scalable UI in OneFootball app
VectorDrawables – Part 2
The second part of Styling Android’s ‘How To’ on vector drawables. This article focuses on how to animate
In this final article, Styling Android continues to look at animation, taking the animations a step further and how to animate the contents of the path elements.
Chris Banes provides code Flat Label Layout.Extracting Colors to a Palette with Android Lollipop
Brian Gardner writes about the new Lollipop OS and being able to extract color to a palette.
Wasabeed introduced an Android transformation library providing a variety of image transformations for Picasso
Christopher Reynolds summarises the best written and video tutorials relating to Unreal Engine 4, filling the gaps between the older (somewhat out of date) UDK guides.
Google is known to accept apps directly without having them go through a review process. However, this does not mean there are no policies you should make sure you’re following. Ignoring those policies is actually the best way to get a few warnings (along with your apps being taken down) and your entire account suspended eventually if you don’t resolve the issues.
Mackenzie Software writes about app development and the highs and (more specifically) lows of creating your own app.Send Push notifications in your Android messaging App using GCM
Jordan Hamel writes a tutorial on push notifications for your messaging app
Marc Prengemann writes about his first open source plugin release called Android Drawable Importer for Android Studio and IntelliJ. The plugin makes importing of imagtes for AndroidDev easier.
Eleventigers provides a Gradle plugin which reports timings of a project build and individual project tasksandroid ui development made easy
Self-confessed geek, Serge, writes about the broken state of Android UI development, and how to make it easier
Creating a Retrofit-like Database Client sans ORM
Matt Logan writes about Retrofit for Android and how it allow us to define a REST client as an interface and create instances without having to provide an implementation.
How Google Analytics helps you make better decisions for your apps
Russell Ketchum, (Lead Product Manager, Google Analytics for Mobile Apps) writes about the importance of knowing your customers and how to keep them happy and engaged using Google Analytics
Android Studio 1.1 Preview 1 Released
Android Tools Project site outlines the changes (bug fixes and noteable improvements) to the new version of Android Studio.
Exploring New Horizons: A Project Manager’s Take on our iOS and Android Design Bootcamp
Holliy Silirie, a digital project manager newly enrolled in the iOS and Android Design bootcamp from BigNerdRanch, talks about her experience of the bootcamp process
Retrofit — Getting Started and Create an Android Client
Marcus Pöhls writes in the first of a series of posts about Retrofit