Issue #522

June 12th, 2022
Articles & Tutorials
How you ship your code to production in a way that is fast and reliable is what differentiates a powerful team. Gergely Orosz discusses several aspects of how to make this happen.
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Cesar Valiente teaches how to use the Bazel build system to build your next Android app.
Do you use Firebase Remote Config to enable features across your builds? Bevan Steele shares a tip on how to ensure that users always see the correct features when shifting between various build types.
Privado CLI tool scans your app's code & automatically identifies the data types it collects & the data types you share with SDKs. The tool uses this data to automatically generate a data safety report that you can import directly to your Play Store console. Learn more about our free tool here.
Mishaal Rahman shares what EROFS is, and evidence pointing to it becoming mandatory on Android 13 launch devices.
Investing in a good navigation framework will help you save tons of migration work afterward. Kaustubh Patange examines a couple of different options.
In this second article, Ehsan Mehranvari shows how the design system works in action by creating a sample Jetpack Compose application and using the Tiara Elm theme to create a sample screen.
Eric Donovan shows how powerful Eithers, a class that holds one of two states, can be when building an app.
Eric Duenes teaches how to use Compose Interoperability in your Android app.
Here are 3 things to know about Android Privacy, Platform & Security from Google I/O'22.
Ben Trengrove demystifies why your debug apps with Jetpack Compose may be running slower than a release build.
Rebecca Franks teaches how to create and use custom easing functions in Compose.
Christophe Beyls solves an efficiency problem by designing a new Flow operator that will allow SharedFlows to integrate better with the lifecycle.
FunkyMuse shows how simple it is to add Gradle version catalogs to your build for centralized version management.
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Videos & Podcasts
Philipp Lackner shows you how to easily implement a lazy loading grid in Jetpack Compose with either a fixed amount of columns or making it adaptive to adapt the columns to the width of the parent.
Takeshi Hagikura shares an experimental Android Studio feature called Live Edit. With Live Edit, changes you make to your composables show up instantaneously on your emulator, physical device, and Compose Preview
In this episode, Donn and Kaushik talk to Android GDE Vinay Gaba about learning Jetpack Compose.
In this episode, Chet, Romain and Tor talk with Alan and Esteban from Android Studio about the new "Live Edit" feature recently launched at Google I/O in the Electric Eel canary build.
Kotlin 1.7.0 has been released. It unveils the Alpha version of the new Kotlin/JVM K2 compiler, stabilizes language features, and brings performance improvements for the JVM, JS, and Native platforms.
Bhavna Thacker covers the basics of different Lazy Layouts in Jetpack Compose and what's new in Jetpack Compose 1.2 Beta.
Here's what to look for when testing for accessibility and summarize the different ways to approach testing
Seb ponders about what happens when you add null + null, and why it returns a string!