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Jan 19 2017
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Fabric is Joining Google
Official statement by Rich Paret, VP of Engineering & GM of Fabric.
Tracking app update sizes
New: support for File-by-File updates in the APK patch size estimator
Silence speaks louder than words when finding malware
One security solution included on all devices with Google Play is Verify apps. Verify apps checks if there are Potentially Harmful Apps (PHAs) on your device.
A look at how private messengers handle key changes
Tina Membe tested how private messaging apps respond to key changes and got unexpected results.
The Activity lifecycle vs. the world
A common problem people run into with Activities are handling runtime configuration changes.
A tool for gathering profiling and benchmarking information for Gradle builds.
A floating menu library for Android.
An honest discussion about Realm
In this episode Donn and Kaushik have an honest discussion about Realm (a client side database).
A Chat with Andrey Breslav
In this first episode of Talking Kotlin, we speak with Andrey Breslav, team lead and father of Kotlin.
Class of the week
For API 24 and above, this class is delegating to the framework's VectorDrawable. For older API version, this class lets you create a drawable based on an XML vector graphic.
Newsletter content curated by Zeljko from Infinum Android Team.