Articles & Tutorials
Converting your Android Gradle scripts to Kotlin
The Kotlin DSL has some clear benefits in contrast to the Groovy DSL. Here, André Ramon demonstrates how to convert your Groovy scripts to Kotlin.
Kotlin Coroutines Tutorial for Android
In this Kotlin Coroutines tutorial, Amanjeet Singh teaches how to write asynchronous code just as naturally as your normal, synchronous code.
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Coil vs Picasso vs Glide: Get Ready… Go!
The goal of this article by Miguel Ángel Ruiz López is to measure and give you a rough idea about Coil’s performance in comparison to Glide and Picasso.
Android UI Testing Frameworks
Alex Zhukovich compares a couple different UI testing frameworks available for Android.
Profile Your Lint Tasks
Jason Atwood shows you how to profile your Gradle build so that you can choose the most optimal way to run your lint tasks on your project.
Optimize your web apps for Interactive Canvas
Leon Nicholls describes how using Interactive Canvas to create an Action for the Google Assistant combines the best of conversational interfaces with the rich visual capabilities of HTML.
Kotlin and the buildSrc Plugin made me love Gradle
Sebastian Sellmair was not a fan of Gradle, especially the Groovy parts. Now with the ability to use Kotlin and place common code in the buildSrc directory, he's gained a new approviation for it.
In-App Updates Android: Tips & Tricks
Recently Nikit Bhandari was working with in-app updates in Android and found this API extremely useful but there are certain parts where he found it a bit confusing. This article tries to clear up those parts.
Getting Buffer Publish ready for Android 10
While Joe Birch and team didn't have to make too many changes for the Android 10 release, in this post he shares the steps to prepare the Buffer app and how they adapted some of the new features into the application.
Feature flags - A successful architecture
In this post, Jeroen Mols presents a simple, powerful architecture to manage feature flags and comes with a full example on Github.
AnimatedIcons: Loading V2
In this occasional series, Mark Allison looks at how to create some icons with animations as Animated Vector Drawables which will show some useful AVD techniques.
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Libraries & Code
Performant Electronic Program Guide for Android based on the power of Recyclerview
A simple text watcher that matches specific targets like mention or hashtag in a string by defining rules.
How Play Store's in-app review system will look
9to5Google has uncovered a demo showing exactly how the in-app review process will work for Play Store apps.
Videos & Podcasts
In this episode, Chet chats with Chris Craik and Dustin Lam from the AndroidX team about benchmarking.