Issue #536

September 18th, 2022
Articles & Tutorials
Dave Leed's introductory dive into interfaces, which allow objects to have more than one type at a time.
Accelerate your transition to Apple Silicon through our fully virtualized, scalable M1 compute options, and build and test faster than ever.
Jan Vladimir Mostert shares several examples of how using Kotlin features can help better model data and errors in your code.
Akash Khunt takes us on an expedition to reduce the apk size to better motivate people to install an app.
From a long list of qualities, in this article, Magda Miu discusses three qualities that are important in designing systems: reliability, scalability, and maintainability.
Amit Shekhar teaches how to cache HTTP responses in Android using OkHttp Interceptor and Retrofit for building offline-first Android apps.
Alejandra Stamato writes about some special caveats to be aware of when using TextFields in Compose.
Chris Arriola's post in the Compose Basics series goes into detail on what it means to think in Compose. As a developer, you describe what your UI should display, instead of telling it how to display it.
Kristen Halper shares how she started improving the accessibility of the Microsoft Compose samples
Customize color palettes, add gradients, and more with COLRv1 fonts.
With over 3 million daily users, Flightradar24 is the world’s most popular flight tracking service. As a member of our small Android team, you'll work on every part of our app and have a lot of impact. We care about code quality and building the best possible product, and so should you.
Chariot Solutions is a Philadelphia, PA based consulting company that strives to create a product company culture. We work hard to win exciting projects with some of the top companies in the world, while helping our employees maintain a great work life balance.
MEGA is looking for a Senior Android engineer with a deep understanding of the SOLID principles, unit testing, and refactoring, to join our global team.
Libraries & Code
Jetpack Compose image loading library that fetches and displays network images with Glide, Coil, and Fresco
A lightweight Compose Animation utility library to choreograph low-level Animation API through Kotlin DSL. It does the heavy lifting of dealing with coroutines under the hood so that you can focus on your animation choreography.
Twitter team's static checks to aid with a healthy adoption of Compose, used with ktlint or Detekt
Firebase announced that the seventh annual Firebase Summit is returning as a hybrid event with both in-person and virtual experiences! The 1-day, in-person event will be held at Pier 57 in New York City on October 18, 2022.
To make learning Compose even easier, Google is launching Compose Camp, a series of in-person and virtual sessions where you can learn how to build Android apps with Jetpack Compose alongside your peers.
The Android Studio team took a deep dive into making it easier to make high-quality apps with the latest stable release Dolphin. It focuses on three key themes: Jetpack Compose, Wear OS, and development productivity.
Videos & Podcasts
Two Italian coders live-stream their attempts at coding stuff and learning Jetpack Compose. This week they have Roberto Orgiu discussing dev for large screens and foldables.
Summers Pittman walks you through debugging deep links in an application using adb, inspecting your Digital Asset Link files using curl, and demonstrates how to handle user experience on the device.
Android Studio Dolphin brings a lot of changes including tooling improvements in Jetpack Compose, stable support for Gradle Managed Devices, improved support for Wear OS, and more.
In this video, Philipp Lackner shows how to provide a migration so Room knows what to do with existing data
Take a closer look at different types of deep links, going over how to set them up, test them, and build the best user experience around them
This video covers how to think in Compose. Building with Compose lets you focus on ‘what’, and not ‘how’, unlike the View system.
If you’re new to Compose, this is a great place to start to learn how to think and start building apps with Compose.
Charfaoui Younes goes over 5 Git Commands to use daily as a Software engineer that have a massive impact on productivity as a developer.