The keyboard management is one of the biggest problems of the Android platform since API 1. That was almost 12 years ago. However, there are mentions of a very promising API on the horizon. In Android 11, most probably, we will finally get the control of the Soft Input Keyboard.
Jetpack App Startup is a library that provides a straightforward, performant way to initialize components at application startup. Both library developers and app developers can use App Startup to streamline startup sequences and explicitly set the order of initialization.
Take a deeper look at what declarative programming means and how we should think about it when building our apps. We will look into the main principles of Jetpack Compose and try to draw parallels with the “old Android way” of doing common tasks.
The Navigation Architecture Component serves as a framework for navigating within your app. Ian covers how Navigation 2.2 and 2.3’s improvements in deep linking, APIs for returning a result, new support for testing Navigation, and integration with dynamic feature modules can make some common tasks and some tricky cases much easier to handle.