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Java vs Kotlin for Android Development

Mobile technology is one of the most disruptive innovations in the world today. Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS, are the operating systems used primarily in mobile technology, such as smart-phones and tablets. For almost two decades, Java was the prime language to build Android applications. This language was ruling the world of Android until the birth of a new language Kotlin. A ...

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TIP: Activate via URL and Send Arguments


The most secure password in the world is the one that doesn’t exist. You remove the user from the equation with a completely random key. To be fair this has some drawbacks and a password still exists somewhere (in your phone/email) but generally this works rather well…​ The trick is simple, if we want to authenticate a user we can ...

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Gradle Dependencies for Java, use compile or implementation?

While I was explaining to a colleague about using Gradle for Java projects (he was moving away from Maven), we came across various code samples. Some of the examples were using the compile configuration for dependencies, while others were using implements and api. dependencies { compile 'commons-httpclient:commons-httpclient:3.1' compile 'org.apache.commons:commons-lang3:3.5' } dependencies { api 'commons-httpclient:commons-httpclient:3.1' implementation 'org.apache.commons:commons-lang3:3.5' } This post was ...

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