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Publishing your Android Library to Bintray (Gradle)

In the last article, I mentioned how I got around to creating an Open-Source android library. In this post, we’ll take a look at how to publish your android library to Bintray. Once your library is published on bintray, it’ll be available to be used via gradle. There are essentially 5 steps to publish your library on bintray: Create an ...

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High Demand Android App Development Skills

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In this article, we are talking about android app development skills for app development. The standard Integrate Development Environment for Android developers is the Android studio. Android developers use the XML to create a foundational UI for android applications. The market of mobile apps is growing rapidly and if you are considering a career in mobile app development we have ...

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Android Jetpack Compose – Once and For All !

Jetpack compose is out for developer preview as was announced in Android Dev Summit 2019. It has been creating a buzz around the town with it’s declarative UI capabilities.  I recently got around to trying Jetpack Compose and I actually started liking it! Let me preface this by saying that I actually didn’t like Flutter that much. Even though it’s ...

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How I created my first Open Source Android Library – Part 1

For long I’ve been thinking of creating an open – source android library. I’m a firm believer of the fact that contributing to open source and reading open source code makes one a better engineer. But I’d never had a first hand experience in creating a library of my own. Fascinated by the fact that how an Android library is ...

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Android Go Apps and Regular Apps – Core Differences

In this post, we feature a comprehensive article on the Core Differences of Android Go Apps and Regular Apps. The Android Go OS depends on the customary rendition of Android; however, it’s advanced to keep running on cell phones with 512 MB to 1 GB of RAM. The primary variant of Android Go was demonstrated on Android Oreo, yet the most recent ...

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Memory Efficient: Eclipse vs IntelliJ (Android Studio)

Eclipse and IntelliJ are the two competing IDEs in the industry. There are lot of passionate discussion going in the social media, forums to declare the winner in this race. We thought it would be a fun exercise to study which IDE utilizes memory efficiently? Study To conduct this study, we used Eclipse Java EE Oxygen Release Milestone 2(4.7.0 M2) and ...

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How to capture Heap Dumps from Android App? – 3 Options

Heap Dumps are vital artifacts to diagnose memory-related problems such as memory leaks, Garbage Collection problems, and java.lang.OutOfMemoryError. They are also vital artifacts to optimize memory usage as well. In this article, we have given few different options to capture Heap Dumps from Android Apps. Once you have captured heap dumps, you can use great tools like HeapHero and Android studio’s heap analyzer to ...

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Using DataBinding with Glide in Android

In this post on databinding, we’ll take a look at how to load images using databinding with glide in an imageview. Let me begin by saying that you don’t need custom imageviews for this. Using binding adapter to declare a custom attribute, we can easily load a remote image into imageview with databinding. I’ll be creating a sample project for ...

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4 Best Android Libraries for Lazy Image Loading

Images drive user experience. People are said to be highly visual creatures. This is why face-to-face communication is often broken into three elements—7% spoken words, 38% voice and tone, and 55% body language—according to Albert Mehrabian’s 7-38-55 rule of personal communication.  We perceive the world mainly through our eyesight, picking up fewer signals from the rest of the senses. As ...

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