This Weeks Links
In this episode we cover how to debug your Android application with the Stetho. Stetho is an Android debug bridge that connects your application with the Chrome Developer Tools for easy debugging.
Episode 3: Android Studio Productivity – Custom Shortcuts
In this video, you’ll learn how to level up your programming skills in Android Studio by applying custom shortcuts to some of your most common tasks in Android Studio
Episode 4 | The RxJava show with Dan Lew (Part 2)
In this episode of Fragmented, Donn and Kaushik continue their conversation with Dan Lew on RxJava. In the final part of this 2 part series, they talk about many useful RxJava operators and other intricacies of using RxJava in Android.
Episode 2: Android Continuous Integration with CircleCI
n this screencast we demonstrate how you can set up a private CircleCI build server (Continuous Integration Server) that will build your Android application.
How Teens Really Use Apps
Observations from Martin at TestMonk on which apps are being used by teens.
Custom Colour Spans
Sometimes just doing simple things, such as simply changing the text colour, can seem a little awkward. In this article we’ll look at how to roll your own Span implementations, and see how easy it can be to utilise custom Spans.
A Beginner’s Guide to Great Visual Design
An article to help those who might be struggling with app design, from developers and new designers to clients trying to learn how to communicate more effectively about design.
Add tintable Drawables to support-v4
An interesting comment to the support library for Gradient Drawables. Click for more info!
Android Graphics Pipeline: From Button to Framebuffer (Part 1)
In this mini-series of blog articles we want to shed some light on the internals of the Android Graphics Pipeline.
Android Graphics Pipeline: From Button to Framebuffer (Part 2)
Last time, we took a thorough look at how Android converts the Java-Side onDraw() method into a native display list on the CSide. This time we will take a look at how Android is drawing these display lists to the screen.
MCE 2015 – Svetlana Isakova – Kotlin, the Swift of Android
Video – Kotlin. The swift of Android
A library to help implement the common bouncing waiting ellipsis
Tutorial: Building an Android Wear Watch Face, Part 2: The Watch Interface
we explore the challenges of making wearable apps, by building an Android wear watch face with real-time weather data.
Fresco – An image Management Library
A hot new Android Image library from Facebook
Using the JobScheduler API on Android Lollipop
In this tutorial, you will learn how to use the JobScheduler API available in Android Lollipop. The JobScheduler API allows developers to create jobs that execute in the background when certain conditions are met.
Android – Drawing multiline text on canvas
If you always wanted to know how to draw multiline text on canvas you came to the right place. Meet StaticLayout, your new best friend when it comes to drawing text on canvas.
Power Great Gaming with New Analytics from Play Games
Games Player Analytics announced at the Game Developers Conference (GDC), is a new set of free reports to help you manage your games business and understand in-game player behavior.
Android Support Library Overview
The Android Support Library includes the essential components you need to build a great app that works on the huge variety of Android devices. Follow Ian Lake through an overview of what is included in the Support Library and how it can help you build apps faster.
Dagger 1 to 2 migration process
At almost every Android dev conference someone talks about the software design pattern – Dependency injection frameworks. Use Dagger 2 for greater automation with problem solving
Android Studio Keyboard Shortcuts
A cheat sheet of the most useful keyboard shortcuts for Android Studio
Android Google Map: Add Weather Data Tile
This post describes how to add weather layer to google map. We want to add weather data to a map or in other words add to Android google map a tile so that the app; shows clouds, temperature, pressure and so on.
A modern JSON library for Android and Java.
All About Wearables – An Android Wear Tutorial
Clinton Teegarden starts a blog relating to the important, relatively new market of wearable android devices. The purpose of the blog is to get you started in the Android Wear environment.
Android Architecture: MV?
Dorian Cussen gives his insight on the problem of messy Android app architecture and how to avoid it
Where is the best place to store a password in your Android app
In this article we will look at the various options available to secure personal information in an app
Android library defining adapter classes of RecyclerView to manage multiple view types
Google’s ARC Beta runs Android apps on Chrome OS, Windows, Mac, and Linux
ARC made Android apps run on nearly every computing platform (save iOS). Find out more here
RichEditor for Android is a beautiful Rich Text WYSIWYG Editor for Android.
Publish to Google Play – Continuous Delivery for Android (part 4)
How to set up your project so that it will automatically publish to the Google Play alpha testing channel
Enable your messaging app for Android Auto
Explanation of Android Auto and how to integrate for your app to allow drivers to keep their hands on the wheel
Dirty Phrasebook – Part 1
Based on Monty Python’s Dirty Hungarian phrasebook sketch, In this first article we’ll begin to look at the translation mechanism used to (hopefully) reliably and repeatable translate the user’s input into one of the phrases from the sketch.
An Android template with a Material wizard
Android Studio 1.2 Beta Available
Android Studio 1.2 Beta is now available in the beta update channel!
Android Architecture: Introducing Dynamo
Dorian Cussen gives a short intro to a small library + Wiki he has created. This library fills an architectural hole which he sees in the Android dev world
Optimizing Apps for Speed and Usability
Free training from Udacity on Android performance and optimization of apps for speed and usability
Gradle Plugin to upload your APK and metadata to the Google Play Store
Android Library Finder
PagerDatePicker is a library for Android which allows to setup horizontal (for now;)) date list picker.