Issue #504

February 6th, 2022
Articles & Tutorials
Simona Stojanovic discusses how to create, read and write data in Proto DataStore, how to handle exceptions, and to better understand the scenarios that make Proto a great choice.
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Magda Miu shares ways to write maintainable, secure, and expressive Kotlin code in an idiomatic way.
In this post, Aida Issayeva walks you through the available standard shapes in Compose Foundation and how you can leverage them for your needs or create custom ones.
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Cédric F shows how to provide a beautiful user experience right into Google Assistant, so that the user doesn’t have to launch the app to interact with it. This will be done with Slices.
Ed George starts a new series of blog posts in which he deep-dives into Android Security.
Anders Ullnæss shows how to set up snapshot UI testing for Jetpack Compose.
Shubham Panchal covers using UsageStatsManager to check app usage history.
This article by Alexey Zinoviev takes you through how to detect objects in different images and create a Kotlin Web Application using Ktor and KotlinDL.
Marcin Moskała examines ways to combine Coroutine Flows.
Eric Donovan compares an MVP + Android Views implementation with Jetpack Compose UI.
Dmitry Ermakov introduces the Kobby Plugin — a code generator of Kotlin GraphQL Client.
John O'Reilly shows how to use the official Google Maps support libs for Jetpack Compose.
Jesse Wilson warns you to attend to your compiler warnings. But if you block progress until the warning is cleared, you might be making things worse.
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Libraries & Code
Kobby is a codegen plugin of Kotlin DSL Client by GraphQL schema.
A lazy and fluent syntactic sugar for Android and ViewModel Lifecycle properties. Lazybones allows you to track and observe Activity, Fragment, and ViewModel lifecycles on lifecycle-aware properties.
Official Jetpack Compose components for the Maps SDK for Android
Google is expanding the suite of tools available in Play Console, a set of new strategic guidance tools to help you drive successful monetization.
Videos & Podcasts
Gema Socorro Rodriguez examines the origins and basics of the MVI architecture, its advantages (and downsides), to the current implementation using StateFlow.
In this episode, Clara (Android Toolkit), Florina (Android Developer Relations), and Daniel (Android Product Management) join your usual hosts to talk about large screens, what they are and what they mean for app developers
In this interview, you will learn more about Danny Preussler, his ideas about Android development, and his recent contributions to the Android community.
Gabor Varadi analyzes different ways and looks at various examples of how either under-, over-, or misuse of certain principles can inadvertently introduce error surfaces, unintended complexity, or accidental coupling.
Learn about Proto DataStore, the second DataStore implementation. Simona discusses how to create it, read and write data, and how to handle exceptions.
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