This Weeks Links
Android Studio 2.0 Preview
Android Studio 2.0 Preview is now available bringing a better GPU profiler and Instant Run!
Android Studio 1.5
Android Studio 1.5 is now available bringing with it increased stability and addressing several bugs.
Android Developer Story: Gifted Mom reaches more mothers across Africa with Android
Taking a closer look at Gifted Mom, an Android App that is changing the world.
Hungering for Game Utilities?
An article about newly released and updated open source game technologies from Google being used to develop games.
API 23 SDK now available for Android Wear
Android 6.0 Marshmallow (API 23) for Android Wear is now available.
An updated app guide and new video tips to help you find success on Google Play
Videos and tips on how to ensure your app succeeds on Google Play.
Minimum purchase price for apps and in-app products reduced on Google Play
A look at the new Google’s new minimum purchase pricing for apps on the Play store.
Interactive watch faces with the latest Android Wear update
The Android Wear team is rolling out a new update that includes support for interactive watch faces. Now, you can detect taps on the watch face to provide information quickly, without having to open an app.
Chrome Dev Summit 2015: That’s a wrap
Reflecting on the Google Chrome Dev Summit 2015
Chrome Dev Summit Livestream 2015 – Day 1
The future of the web through Google’s eyes is laid out at the first day of Google Chrome Dev Summit 2015.
Chrome Dev Summit Livestream 2015 – Day 2
Performance on the web is discussed at day two of the Google Chrome Dev Summit 2015
Add backend logic to real-time data with Firebase and Google App Engine
An introduction to the Android Firebase platform.
AppBar – Part 1
The first part of how you can integrate and animate different elements of the AppBar. Part 1 looks at basic AppBar model that we’re looking to achieve.
AppBar – Part 2
The second part of how you can integrate and animate different elements of the AppBar. Part 2 looks at changing the feature image in out collapsing Toolbar when the user swipes between pages in the ViewPager.
AppBar – Part 3
The third part of how you can integrate and animate different elements of the AppBar. Part 3 looks at parallax transition.
AppBar – Part 4
The fourth part of how you can integrate and animate different elements of the AppBar. Part 4 looks at using extra image width to create some subtle motion during ViewPager transitions.
I Like Big Apps and I Cannot Lie: Using ProGuard to Avoid the Dalvik Method Limit
Avoiding the Dalvik Method Limit.
My First Android App, Six Years Later
A trip down memory lane into the changing face of apps and their development.
Sharing code between unit tests and instrumentation tests on Android
Leveraging source sets to share common test code.
Android Weekly Meetup #8: First look at MVVM architecture
Droids on Roids discuss MVVM architecture for projects
Droids on Roids iOS Weekly Meetup #5: Continuous Integration Workshops
Droids on Roids discuss the using Continuous Integration in projects.
Introduction to RxJava for Android Developers
In this video, you will be introduced to RxJava through taking an existing AsyncTask and migrating to a RxJava observable.
Introduction to Realm (A replacement for SQLite)
In this video, you’ll learn how to set up Realm and store data in the Realm database. Realm is a mobile database, a replacement for traditional SQLite and ORMs.