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Hands-on with the Nokia 8

by Adam Sinicki 2 days ago0 comments

Android Instant Apps: what do they mean for users and developers?

by Adam Sinicki 1 day ago8 comments

How does the Nokia 8 stack up against the competition?

by Williams Pelegrin 1 day ago0 comments

Is Samsung Internet your new web browser?

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38 articles

Android SDK tutorial for beginners

Android development starts with the Android SDK - a collection of tools needed to build any kind of Android app. Discover what's included and how to use it.
by Adam SinickiJuly 16, 2017

Cross platform mobile development 

To reach the widest audience, developers may wish to release their Android apps and games on other platforms such as iOS, Windows Mobile, and even PCs and consoles. This post explains ...
by Adam SinickiJuly 2, 2017

The best Android app makers for making apps with zero code

Developing for Android usually requires the use of special software and programming skills, but there are sites that make creating apps fun, fast and easy. Here is my list of the top 5 ...
by Adam SinickiJune 30, 20174

Kotlin vs Java: key differences between Android’s officially-supported languages

The Kotlin vs Java debate is a new one, with each language having their own merits But what exactly makes them stand apart? That's what we aim to explore.
by Jessica ThornsbyJune 28, 2017
 
 

10 reasons to try Kotlin for Android development

Kotlin development is now supported by Android Studio by default, but why should you care? Here are 10 good reasons to give Kotlin a try!
by Adam SinickiJune 26, 20175

Android Studio tutorial for beginners

Succeeding Eclipse as the main IDE, Android Studio has come along way since its introduction in 2014. Here is an introduction tutorial for beginners.
by Alex MullisMay 30, 20175

Build a better UI with the Material Design Components library

Learn how to use the essential Material Design components, including BottomNavigationView, NavigationView, TextInputLayout, CoordinatorLayout and CollapsingToolbarLayout.
by Jessica ThornsbyMay 22, 2017

Create an error-free Android app, with Firebase crash reporting

Learn how get notified of every crash and error that occurs in your app, by adding Firebase Crash Reporting to your project.
by Jessica ThornsbyApril 18, 20173

Create Location-Aware Android Apps with Google Maps

Learn how to use the Google Maps API to add maps to your Android app, and how to request access to the user's location, using the new 6.0 permissions model.
by Jessica ThornsbyNovember 25, 20163

How to store data locally in an Android app

We dig into the different options available for android developers to store data locally on an android device. Complete with sample source code.
by Obaro OgboSeptember 21, 20162
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