I’m a big fan of determinism. It’s part of why I love Kotlin as a programming language. I like pushing problems to the compiler. I like using types for expressiveness and safety. And I really like sealed classes for representing state. One of the tools in Kotlin that allows us to achieve greater determinism is the language’s when expression.
n the last post we took a look at the Top App Bar component within Jetpack Compose. Here we learnt how to create toolbar-like components to hold the title and menu options for screens in our applications. Because we created the navigationIcon for our top app bar within that article, it feels natural to now take a look at creating the navigation drawer itself using Jetpack Compose.
Hannes talked to Sakis Kaliakoudas how the Babylon Health Android app is architected by using MVI and clean architecture, how they document their code base, how the CI pipeline looks like, how feature teams are organized and much more.
Accessibility services should only be used to assist users with disabilities in using Android devices and apps. They run in the background and receive callbacks by the system when AccessibilityEvents are fired. Such events denote some state transition in the user interface, for example, the focus has changed, a button has been clicked, etc. Such a service can optionally request the capability for querying the content of the active window.
The stereotypes that lump IT professionals together are misguided. It's actually the conditions that surround the IT pros that are stereotypical, and the geeks are just reacting to those conditions the way they always react -- logically.