Last week we saw the launch of the Google Play In-App Review API – this new API allows users to be presented with a review sheet inside of the app, allowing them to review your app without switching context – this is something I am incredibly thankful for and have wanted for so long! In this post we’re going to dive into exactly what it is, how it works and how we can make use of it in our android applications.
App-ops are used for two purposes: Access control and tracking. App-ops cover a wide variety of functionality from helping with runtime permissions access control and tracking to battery consumption tracking.
We have spent several decades driving software testing initiatives in various very large software companies. One of the areas that we have consistently advocated for is the use of code coverage data to assess risk and identify gaps in testing. However, the value of code coverage is a highly debated subject with strong opinions, and a surprisingly polarizing topic.