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Parallax Scrolling – Styling Android
Parallax scrolling can be a really interesting technique to use to give parts of your app a bit more life and character. It is a technique built on the mathematical principle if we are moving then objects closer to us appear to move faster than those further away. A great example of this is if we’re driving at night, objects close by such as trees or buildings move through our field of vision quite rapidly, but the moon stays static and appears to follow us. In this article we’ll discover how easy it is to implement parallax scrolling in our app.
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Diving into using the Android Canvas class can unlock magical super powers you never knew you had. Imagine being able to draw anything* your heart desires just with some basic shapes, paths and bitmaps? Well, the Android Canvas gives you just that ability. 
Since 2011 Kaspersky has continuously monitored the development of FinSpy and the emergence of new versions in the wild. According to our telemetry, several dozen unique mobile devices have been infected over the past year, with recent activity recorded in Myanmar in June 2019.
This post is targeted for Software Engineers wanting to dive deep into Android’s Internals and its workings. We’ll take a look at what happens when your Android Phone boots up but specifically what is Zygote in Android and its role in firing up an application.
This article might be a starting point for building Android interview tasks. There is also providing a basic sample template based on layered architecture using Dagger2 and Architecture Components.
I love Kotlin and MVVM, when I have started to write the application with it I said, “wow cool”, it’s clean, it’s easy to read (sometimes 😁) and helps you to write better code, but when I have started to write tests I encountered some problems.
Libraries
A collection of samples to discuss and showcase different architectural tools and patterns for Android apps.
Videos/Podcasts
In this episode, Donn continues his talks about Kotlin Lambda Expressions. He explains how you can use lambda expressions as function parameters and as return types for functions.
Class of the week
Estimates magnetic field at a given point on Earth, and in particular, to compute the magnetic declination from true north.
Beyond Android
A vulnerability in the Mac Zoom Client allows any malicious website to enable your camera without your permission. The flaw potentially exposes up to 750,000 companies around the world that use Zoom to conduct day-to-day business.