Issue #624

May 26th, 2024
Articles & Tutorials
At I/O 2024, Google announced substantial updates to Jetpack Compose and Kotlin Multiplatform, as well as the second beta of Android 15. But if there was anything they really wanted to get across, it’s that AI is the future, this future is right now, and you love this and are thrilled it’s happening.
The Koin crew takes a closer look at Google's announcement to support KMP on Android.
Costa Fotiadis helps work around some challenges when using Dagger with Composables.
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Megh Lath dives into navigating elegantly, with a hands-on shared element exploration.
Snapp Mobile presents the results of the Kotlin Multiplatform Developer Survey 2024, which aims to shed light on the state of Kotlin Multiplatform development in 2024.
Zsolt Bertalan analyzes some approaches to caching on Android.
Enrique López-Mañas analyzes some of the announcements from KotlinConf 2024.
Joe Birch experiments with support for Compose Preview Screenshot Testing using the Compose Preview Screenshot Testing tool.
Mark Murphy rummages through the API differences report for Android 15 Beta 2.
Romain Guy continues this series of articles on Kotlin optimizations, adding a test for intersecting/overlapping rectangles.
Shreyas Patil shows how to make your Compose app perform well with as few recompositions as possible.
Eevis Panula continues the series of articles on personalizing accessibility, this time sharing concrete examples
This blog post aims to shed light on various dependencies and requirements to support predictive back animations in your views based app.
Márton Braun looks at a brand-new way of using Amper, to see how the tooling has improved recently, and what’s new in Amper 0.3.0.
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Libraries & Code
A Gradle plugin for detecting regressions in Jetpack Compose
Compose-First Power Packs for Kotlin Multiplatform and Android
JetBrains has released Kotlin 2.0 with a stable K2 compiler, which is multiplatform from the ground up, understands your code better, and compiles it twice as fast.
Google participated in KotlinConf 2024, the next moment to share the highlights and connect with the Kotlin community.
JetBrains introduces a new UI component in Kotlin DataFrame 0.13.1, which enhances your data exploration experience inside the Kotlin Notebook plugin.
Compose Multiplatform 1.6.10 release includes several powerful features and upgrades iOS support to Beta and Web support to Alpha.
Videos & Podcasts
mDevCamp 2024 in Prague Congress Centre, April 23, 2024
Sumaiya Nalukwago delves into the power of transferable skills, often overlooked gems you possess from various experiences, even outside the tech realm.
Charfaoui Younes shows an amazing library that will allow you to check recompositions and various aspects of your Jetpack Compose UIs.
Philipp Lackner shows how to use Google's New Screenshot Testing Framework for Compose!
Playlist of several presentations from Google for Games 2024.
Learn how to build your first Desktop app (Windows, Mac, Linux) using Kotlin/Compose Multiplatform.
Romain and Tor talk with Fabien Sanglard from the Android Studio team on his work to improve the debug stack -- including the new USB speed detection feature recently unveiled at Google I/O.