Issue #141

February 22nd, 2015

Articles & Tutorials

link image   How to hide/show Toolbar when list is scroling (

In this post you will see how to achieve an effect that you can observe in Google+ app - hiding Toolbar and FAB (and any other views) when list is scrolling down and showing it again when it’s scrolling up. This behavior is mentioned in Material Design Checklist.

Scrolling RecyclerView – Part 1 (

In this series of articles you'll take a look in to scrolling behaviour of RecyclerView, and discover some oddities that may crop up, and some options for fixing them.

The Mythical World of Play Store (

We are going to revisit the mythical problems of the play store and try to figure out where we can improve.

An Investigation into Flow and Mortar (

Matt Compton let's you dive into flow and mortar

Using the Android Auto Media Browser (

For this tutorial, Paul Trebilcox-Ruiz will go over using the Android Auto framework to browse media and create a simple media player.

Create a Working Kiosk Mode in Android (

In this post by Andreas Schrade you'll learn how to tweak an Android app to work as a kiosk app. That means it boots from startup, it intercepts the back button, it will prevent dimming and much more.



link image   Will 2015 Be the Year of the Android Uninstalls? (

AppJolt’s one line of code SDK finally lets you use your own uninstall traffic to re-capture their app uninstalls. You are not only saving your daily uninstalls, but you are cross-promoting and getting free installs for your other apps and games. A FREE version is now available for all Android Developers.



Mobile Developer @ustwo - Digital Product Studio (New York )

Passionate about working within a team, building products making a measurable difference to the world? We are currently looking for developers to strengthen our engineering family in New York

Senior Android/C++ Engineer (Remote)

We are building PSPDFKit for Android using RxJava & C++14. It's a challenging project that will be used in many apps and there's plenty of work left to be done. We have a talented team, who enjoy the benefits of working in a remote environment. If you're up for a challenge, send us your resume.

Android Engineer - Build Beautiful Apps! (Boston, MA)

Do more than code. Raizlabs is seeking an Android mobile developer to engineer beautiful apps and influence product direction for startups and big brands like Bloomingdale’s, Localytics, RunKeeper, Rue La La,, HubSpot, and many more. Sound like you? Join our team!

Lead Android Developer (San Francisco)

Streak is dedicated to better business email (and beyond). We're looking to hire a core team member to launch Android and drive our mobile strategy. We're young but already profitable and growing quickly. Receive real ownership (product + equity) and develop for a large audience!

Foodler Lead Android Developer - Boston, MA (Boston, MA)

You are passionate about code. You want to build products that people love. You cherish simplicity. You do things the right way. You want to work with smart and dedicated people. You are humble. You actively improve yourself. You care. We want to work with you. jobs at


Libraries & Code

link image   MaterialDrawer (

A simple take on creating a easy to use and fast material drawer implementation

Awesome-Android (

A huge and good list of Android libs from Github

LoganSquare (

Screaming fast JSON parsing and serialization library for Android.

AwesomeText (

A tool that facilitates working with Spans on TextViews or any extension of them (EditTexts, Buttons...).

Hawk (

Secure and easy key value storage for Android. Internally it uses AES for the crypto and SharedPreferences for the storage. With Hawk you can secure persist save any type and collections of types.



link image   Android Performance Patterns: Understanding Overdraw (

One of the most problematic performance problems on Android is the easiest to create; thankfully, it’s also easy to fix.



Developer Economics State of the Nation report (

State of the Developer Nation Q1 2015 research report investigates the latest trends and discusses the rise of Swift, developing the Internet of Things, enterprise vs. consumer revenues and global platform Mindshare. The report is available for free!