Mark Allison continues his series on ActionBarCompat showing how to work with ActionModes
Android Animations Tutorial 7: The secret of fillBefore, fillAfter and fillEnabled
Are using fillBefore, fillAfter and fillEnabled confusing you? Check out this article, with a good explanation of how they work and interact.
An article on the official Android blog about making your app content more accessible.
Why It’s Time To Support Only Android 4.0 and Above
Danny Roa has written a nice post where he explains why it's time to support only Android 4.0+ devices.
Solving the Android image loading problem: Volley vs. Picasso
The guys at the BigNerdRanch are comparing the main two image loading solutions that are out there: Volley vs. Picasso
Testing Your Android GCM Broadcast Receiver without GCM Messages
So depending on your environment it's kind of a PITA to test Google Cloud Messaging on an actual device. Wouldn't it be nice if you could just test the code locally that would receive those magical GCM messages? You can and this post by Nicholas Pike explains how.
Watch That Baseline Alignment
Dave Smith has written a nice tutorial how to build a row of elements with a LinearLayout the right way and with a proper baseline.
GridView with Auto Resized Images on Android
In this post by Roger Câmara you'll learn how to implement a GridView with automatically resizing images.
Making That Google Plus Profile Screen
Antoine Merle has written a tutorial how to implement the Google Plus Profile screen. Lot of nice layouting tricks inside.
Android 4.4 & rendering pipeline improvements
Romain Guy describes some of the graphics-related optimizations you'll get with Android 4.4.
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Gabriele Mariotti has released version 0.7 of his Card Library. Carf Library provides an easy way to display a UI Card in your Android app.
Android Development Notes
The guys at CodePath have released some nice guys how the roll the android development game.
Google has released the Nexus 5 and alongside with it the latest version of the Android operating system: Android KitKat. In this official document you'll learn about the new features like detecting low memory devices, new media capabilties or Audio Tunneling to DSP.
Reto Meier regales us with the latest about Android 4.4 KitKat.