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Nov 10 2016
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Finally understanding how references work in Android and Java
If you are an Android developer and you do not use WeakReferences, you have a problem.
Effects of Java’s Synthetic Accessor Methods in Android
If Java does not support true nesting then how one class can access the private member of another class?
How Kotlin became our primary language for Android
Dima Kovalenko describes has UpTech adopted Kotlin as their primary language for Android development.
Demystifying Android’s commitAllowingStateLoss()
Many, if not all Android developers have came across the following dreaded exception: java.lang.IllegalStateException: Can not perform this action after onSaveInstanceState with DialogFragment.
No Cause for Concern — RxJava and Retrofit Throwing a Tantrum
Last week, we found an interesting API design issue in the Throwable class of the JDK that led to bugs in RxJava and Retrofit.
A customisable file/notification/console logger for Timber.
Collection of different progress bars.
Droidcon London 2016
Checkout the first batch of videos from Droidcon London 2016 conference.
What's New in Android 7.1
Learn about the new developer features of Android 7.1, available in the developer preview today, including launcher shortcuts, the commit content API for rich media in input methods, and more.
Class of the week
Provides the central interface between an application and Android's data backup infrastructure.
Newsletter content curated by Zeljko from Infinum Android Team.