Posts

I share a mix of tutorials, tips, experiments and stories.

Analyze Stack Traces in Android Studio

Easily jump through and analyze stack traces in Android Studio

Debugging Android app launch by setting debug app

Android debugging tip - attach Android Studio debugger at app start up

Using sample data resources in Android Studio

Use sample data resources for easy layout preview in Android Studio

Notification Channels in Android Oreo

Prepare your app for Android Oreo targets by implementing notification channels

Custom Fonts on Android with Android Support Library

Exploring how to implement custom fonts on Android by backporting fonts in XML using the support library

Implementing Bottom Navigation View in your app

Tutorial on how to implement the new bottom navigation view with the support library

Improved notifications with Direct reply in Android N

Tutorial on how to implement notifications with direct reply in Android N

Android studio layout preview with tools designtime attributes

Android Studio tip on using designtime attributes to preview layout designs

Manage Android dependencies versions using gradle extra properties.

Android tip on how to use gradle extra properties to manage dependency versioning

Remote config with Firebase

Update your app without updating your app

Chrome Custom Tabs in Android

Tutorial on how to use chrome custom tabs in Android.

Intro to the new ConstraintLayout in Android

Quick intro to the new layout editor and ConstraintLayout in Android

Crash reporting in Firebase

Exploring the new crash reporting feature of Firebase

May I have some Marshmallows, please?

Quick update on using the new runtime permissions on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)