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Jun 24 2016
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Is the new Firebase production ready?
One of the big announcements of IO 2016 was Firebase. Is this new platform ready for all your projects? Should you spend time learning everything about it?
Firebase Crash Reporting VS Crashlytics
Sebastiano Gottardo highlights the differences that stand between these two tools, both from a technical and a usability point of view.
The Silliness of Nullability and Views
Since Google introduced the support annotations library, there’s been an increase in the application of the @Nullable and @NonNull annotations in APIs.
Why we Should Stop Putting Logic in Activities
Philosophical Hacker discusses why we should stop putting logic in Activities and migrate it to the presenters.
Android Developers Blog: Improving Stability with Private C/C++ Symbol Restrictions in Android N
For protecting Android users and apps from unforeseen crashes, Android N will restrict which libraries your C/C++ code can link against at runtime. As a result, if your app uses any private symbols from platform libraries, an update will be needed.
Launch Screens: From a Tap to Your App
Slides from Cyril Mottier talk about launch screens from mDevCamp conference in Prague.
An app to discuss your favourite emojis. This is a sample app built with Firebase.
An Android ExoPlayer wrapper to simplify Audio and Video implementations.
Droidcon Berlin 2016 - Voice Republic
Collection of talks from Droidcon Berlin 2016.
okJesse – A deep discussion on okHttp, okio and Retrofit
Everyone loves Retrofit & okHttp. But how did they come about? Why ok? What was the need for such libraries? We went knocking on the doors of Square trying to find the answers to these question.
Class of the week
Provides the central interface between an application and Android's data backup infrastructure.
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