This Weeks Links
Top resources to learn Android
whether you are a hobbyist developer or are looking to build an app empire, this post will help you build your app from scratch.
Enabling Android Teams Tech Talks
Videos of a panel discussion at the “Enabling Android Teams” event held in Square’s San Francisco office. Topics covered include communication, testing with deadlines, how to manage the intersection of Android’s UI thread, Dex files, Questions and Answers with the panel.
API Updates for Sign-In with Google
A look at the revamped Google Sign in API. Google says the new API will make implementation simpler and provide users a streamlined experience.
What’s new in Google Play services 8.3
A new SignInButton, Smart Lock API updates and much more in the new Google Play services 8.3.
Fragmented Podcast – Episode 23
Together, Donn and Kaushik attend Google’s “Android Dev Summit”conference both virtually and physically! Listen on for the highlights.
Google Cast Remote Display Plugin for Unity
Unity is a very popular cross-platform game development platform that supports mobile devices. You can now utilize the rendering engine of Unity to develop high-end gaming experiences that users can play on Google Cast devices
Charge your game monetization with a winning combination of in-app purchases and ads
How to develop a robust and effective monetization model for your game, that takes into consideration the spending preferences.
Building a Native Soundcloud Android app with React Native and Redux
In an effort to learn ES6 and redux, Fraser Xu started to work on SoundRedux Native, a simple Soundcloud native client. Fraser takes you on a journey covering What he has achieved so far, what he has learned and what he liked and disliked along the way.
See the Truth on Android
The Truth is out there! Jeremie Martinez takes a look at Truth, an assertion/proposition framework appropriate for testing and driven by some extensibility needs.
Mobile Game Testing and Test Automation Using Real Devices
Ville-Veikko Helppi takes a look at the challenges, priorities and types of performance testing using real devices.
Remote Manual Access to Android 6.0 Marshmallow Devices
A look at new Android 6.0 Marshmallow permission changes and the devices that’ll make your testing even more comprehensive
USB Type C Explained
A collection of posts that offer an in-depth explanation and clarification of USB Type-C.
Shrinking to Zero: The Raspberry Pi gets smaller
Britain’s most successful homegrown computer often used to run Android, Raspberry Pi, is getting smaller and cheaper.
Have Static Languages Won?
Despite the fact that there have been an enormous number of new programming languages coming out recently, the overwhelming majority of them are statically typed. Is the age of dynamic languages is over?
Java: The Missing Features
The “missing features” of Java and a look into the possibility of some of the missing features discussed being delivered.
Android malware drops Banker from PNG file
An alternative to rectangle borders for UI layouts in XML
Kotlin: El despertar de la fuerza! (Spanish)
Introducción a Kotlin. Lenguaje de programación alternativo para el desarrollo de aplicaciones
Level up GitHub builds with CI and code coverage
In less than half an hour, this blogpost will add CI and code coverage to your projects allowing you to have projects built automatically by a continuous integration server, a detailed code coverage report for all your unit tests and cool badges to show off all of this!
Nova- The Essential Google Material Icons Pack
Developers and Designers will find these icons in solid a line styles useful, currently there is a 350 Icons free pack pack available for download.
Android Dev Summit 2015 Video Playlist
A playlist of all the best topics from the Android Dev Summit 2015, including talks from some of your favorite Android speakers including Chet Haase on RecylerView, Ian Lake bringing us up to speed on the Android Support Library, and Xavier Duchochet and Tor Norbye talking all about Android Studio.
Android Dialogs: Jake Wharton
Jake Wharton and Huyen Tue Dao talk Reactive Extensions, RxAndroid, and optimization.
Permissions in marshmallow
Requesting the permissions you need in Android 6.0 and handling the permissions request response.
A welcomed and exciting new Android image cropping library.
Introducing an Android library used to create an awesome Android User Interface based on a draggable element similar to the last YouTube graphic component
Android Connection Buddy
Looking for a utility library for handling connectivity change events? Look no further, Connection Buddy is here for you.
Welcome to DroidKaigi (Tokyo)
18th and 19th February 2016. Developers conference bringing famous engineers from Japan and overseas together to give talks and discuss Android development.