Advertisement

Android Studio

  • Android
    Getting Started With ReactiveX on AndroidPicrx
    164 shares
    The codebase of complex apps with many network connections and user interactions are often littered with callbacks. Such code is not only lengthy and hard to understand, but also error-prone. ReactiveX offers an alternative approach that is both clear and concise, to manage asynchronous tasks and events. In this tutorial, you will learn how to use RxJava bindings for Android, or RxAndroid for short.Read More…
  • Android
    Creating Onboarding Screens for Android AppsPicintro
    114 shares
    When users download your app and use it for the first time, it's very important that they don't feel lost or confused. By adding a few screens to your app that welcome them and show them what they can do with it, you can make your users feel a lot more comfortable and confident. Such screens are often called onboarding screens. In this tutorial, you will learn how to create onboarding screens and add them to an Android app.Read More…
  • Android M
    Exploring the Android M Developer PreviewAndroid m developer preview
    156 shares
    In May, Google announced the next version of the Android platform, Android M. While it’s still unknown what the "M" stands for, you can get your hands on the Android M developer preview today. Read More…
  • Android SDK
    Creating a Login Screen Using TextInputLayoutMaterialdesign principles metaphor
    146 shares
    The new TextInputLayout widget, introduced a few days ago during Google I/O 2015, will give your application a true material design look and feel. The usual hint of an EditText will become a floating label when users start typing, making sure that they never lose context of the information they are entering.Read More…
  • Design Support Library
    Overview of the Android Design Support LibraryMaterialdesign
    215 shares
    During Google I/O 2015, Google introduced the Design Support Library for Android developers. This library makes it simple for developers to implement more Material Design concepts into their applications, because many key elements were not available initially out of the box. On top of being easy to use, the Design Support Library is backwards compatible to API 7.Read More…
  • Android
    Debugging Android Apps with Facebook's StethoPicstetho
    195 shares
    Stetho is an open source debugging platform developed by Facebook that allows you to debug your Android apps using Google Chrome's developer tools. It offers very useful features, such as real-time network inspection, SQLite database inspection, and more. In this tutorial, you are going to learn how to use Stetho in your Android projects.Read More…
  • Material Design
    Coloring Android Apps with PaletteAndroid
    160 shares
    One of the defining features of material design is the use of color to compliment and emphasize content on the screen. Using the Palette class, developers can extract prominent colors from a bitmap for use in their apps to customize user interface elements.Read More…
  • Android
    Detect and Resolve Performance Problems on AndroidOptimise android performance preview
    156 shares
    In this tutorial, you'll get a crash course in the performance problems every Android developer needs to be aware of. You'll also learn about the tools you can use to check whether these problems are occurring in your own Android projects.Read More…
  • Android SDK
    How to Use Kotlin in Your Android ProjectsPickot
    138 shares
    If you are looking for an alternative programming language for Android development, you should give Kotlin a try. Kotlin is a modern language with lots of syntactic sugar that allows it to be both expressive and concise. In this tutorial, you're going to learn how to use Kotlin and Kotlin Android Extensions in your projects.Read More…
  • Google
    Google I/O 2015 AftermathPreview image@2x
    169 shares
    In this article, I discuss the happenings at Google I/O 2015, presenting a summary of some of the most important announcements. I'll talk about what was discussed at the conference, what's available right now, and what will be coming out over the next few months.Read More…
  • Mobile Development
    Automating User Interface Testing on AndroidPictes
    153 shares
    Android's Testing Support library includes the UI Automator framework, which can be used to perform automated black-box testing on Android apps. Introduced in API Level 18, the framework allows developers to simulate user actions on the widgets that constitute an app's user interface. In this tutorial, you will learn how to test the user interface of any app installed on an Android device using the UI Automator testing framework.Read More…
  • Android SDK
    Using Android's VectorDrawable ClassAndroid preview@2x
    143 shares
    While Android does not support SVGs (Scalable Vector Graphics) directly, Lollipop introduced a new class called VectorDrawable, which allows designers and developers to draw assets in a similar fashion using only code. In this article, you will learn how to create VectorDrawables with XML files and animate them in your projects.Read More…
Advertisement
Advertisement