Issue #508

March 6th, 2022
Articles & Tutorials
James Shvarts analyzes the difference between remember and remember with mutableStateOf in Jetpack Compose.
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There isn’t a Kotlin Extension (KTX) library for Google Play’s InstallReferrer Library, so Sam Edwards shares how he wrapped the API in a very Kotlin friendly way.
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Adding accessibility features to your app will help broaden access to it. Victoria Gonda shows how to properly apply accessibility to Jetpack Compose UI.
Matt Robertson makes the case for defining a data class for multiple return values instead of using Pairs or Triples.
Heitor Paceli shows how to use the new feature from Android 13 to display your app in a language different from the system one.
Moataz Hisham shares an experiment trying to utilize Kotlin DSLs and annotation processing to write queries for GraphQL.
Arnaud Giuliani shares a new project, providing a new way to declare modules and components in Koin.
Kevin Schildhorn describes how, on a KMM project with multiple developers, you can assign work effectively, without causing the team to step on each other's toes.
Did you know every time you build your Android project with Gradle that data gets logged somewhere? Danielle Emma Vass shows how to access this information.
Jaewoong covers the next three sections an Android Roadmap: App Components, Intents, and App Entry Points.
Simon Ransome walks through how to build a custom Lint rule.
Nishant Srivastava shares a tip for checking the size of your grade cache, and how to remove rarely accessed files.
In this tutorial, Aida Issayeva walks you through the implementation details of an Instagram-style hearts animation using Jetpack Compose.
In part one of this article, Joe Birch teaches you how to build an Authentication Form with Jetpack Compose.
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Libraries & Code
Permission handling in Android can be complicated. Warden helps remove boilerplate code and enables requesting permissions and receiving the result from any coroutine in your codebase (such as your ViewModels).
Help declare Koin definitions in a very fast and intuitive way and generate all underlying Koin DSL for you.
A set of TestRules, ActivityScenarios and utils to facilitate UI testing & screenshot testing under certain configurations, independent of the UI testing framework you are using. For screenshot testing, it supports Jetpack Compose, android Views (e.g. custom Views, ViewHolders, etc.) and Activities.
Adds support for integrating Carthage dependencies into a KMM project
Keeping Google Play safe for users and developers remains Google's top priority. Today, they share more about what’s ahead in 2022 to give you plenty of time to prepare.
Videos & Podcasts
Mohit Sarveiya will present a library called Molecule that uses Compose to create stateflow. He'll go over how to set up and use the library, and dive into how it works internally.
Learn when to use functions and when to use read-only properties in your Kotlin class
In this video, you will learn how to use the AndroidX Jetpack Security library to encrypt and secure your Android app's sensitive data.
In this episode, a lead developer of Kotlin DataFrame, Anatoly Nikitin, goes through the main features and basic operations of the library.
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