Issue #505

February 13th, 2022
Articles & Tutorials
In this article, Mishaal Rahman documents all of the notable changes so you can prepare your application or device for Android 13.
Mark Murphy rummages through the API differences report, the high-level overviews, and even the release blog post, to see if there are things that warrant more attention from developers.
Chet Haase announces JankStats: the first AndroidX library built specifically to instrument and report performance problems with your app on user devices.
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In the article, Piotr Chmielowski shows how to automate taking screenshots of an Android application written in Jetpack Compose.
Andrew Kelly documents migrating an app from using XML notation for screen layouts to Jetpack Compose UI.
Simona Stojanovic focuses on dependency injection with Hilt when using DataStore
Zarah Dominguez describes the steps for verifying that your app links still work correctly on Android 12.
Mohit Sarveiya shares how to use patterns introduced by Square’s Molecule library for building a StateFlow stream using Jetpack Compose.
Victor Brandalise explores how Firestore works under the hood. How do listeners work? How does it send/receive data from the backend? How does it keep things stored locally?
In this article, Antoine Thibierge walks you through 3 steps to implement Universal links with an example for each use case.
Kirill Grouchnikov takes a look at how to leverage Skia to draw texts on paths in Compose Desktop.
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Libraries & Code
Andromeda is an open-source design language system implemented in Jetpack Compose
Raccoon is a lightweight response mocking framework that can be easily integrated into the Android UI tests
A growing collection of nice animations created with Jetpack Compose
Google has revamped two testing sections on
The first preview of the 1.6.20 release is out! Introducing Kotlin 1.6.20-M1. With Prototype of Context Receivers, Parallel Compilation on JVM, Incremental Compilation in JS, and More
Google is sharing a first look at the next release of Android, with the Android 13 Developer Preview 1.
Google announces that Material You, specifically dynamic color, will soon be available on more Android 12 phones globally, including devices by Samsung, OnePlus, Oppo, Vivo, realme, Xiaomi, Tecno, and more!
Google announces version 1.1 of Jetpack Compose, Android's modern, native UI toolkit.
Hadi Hariri takes a look at the short-term plans in the Ktor roadmap.
Videos & Podcasts
Code with the Italians Composes ALL the things: Foldables, wearables, TVs and more — with Clara Bayarri
Learn about implementing Compose Pagination
In this video, Jov Mit works with the different screen states in the Friends Screen, introducing a pull to refresh mechanism for the list, as well as error messages for the error states.
In this TOA livestream recording, Adam McNeilly added the JaCoCo gradle plugin to gather test coverage within our application, and report that coverage into Coveralls.
Focus on Kotlin data class serialization, synchronous work, and dependency injection via Hilt in DataStore.
A playlist of all the Android Worldwide presentations from January 2022.
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