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Android Studio 2.2 Preview 6 Available
Android Studio 2.2 Preview 6 has been released to the Canary channel. This build contains bug fixes primarily around Performance and Instant run with a number of other general improvements.
Exploring the Google Awareness API
Joe Birch explores Google Awareness API, which allows to craft context-based experiences within our applications, allowing us to provide a more personal and customised experience for our users.
A deep dive into Android View constructors
Dan Lewwrote a nice article about Android View constructors - Why are there four of them? What does each parameter do? Which constructors do I need to implement?
The evolution of the repository pattern - be aware of over abstraction
Hannes Dorfmann provides a brief history of the Repository Pattern and he discusses why he thinks the Repository Pattern could lead to over abstraction and over engineering.My life with Android
Unbundling Pokémon Go
Applidium team reverse engineered the Pokémon Go mobile application and made some interesting findings!
An Android console view, which allows you to log text using static calls, to easily debug your application, whilst avoiding memory leaks.
Set of timber trees for Crashlytics and debugging.
Notifications with Direct Reply (Android Development Patterns S3 Ep 4)
Direct Reply allows you to receive text input from the user directly in the notification shade.
Class of the week
The MathContext immutable class encapsulates the settings understood by the operator methods of the BigDecimal class (and potentially other classes).
Newsletter content curated by Zeljko from Infinum Android Team.