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Android Development

Android Development

ML Kit Image Labeling: Determine an image’s content with machine learning

by Jessica Thornsby December 11, 20180 comments

Flutter 1.0 released: The first stable release of Google’s mobile UI toolkit

by Gary Sims December 4, 20180 comments
Android Development

Reduce your APK size with Android App Bundles and Dynamic Feature

by Jessica Thornsby November 21, 20180 comments
Android Development

Consuming APIs: Getting started with Retrofit on Android

by Jessica Thornsby September 27, 20180 comments

Display YouTube, Vimeo, and Dailymotion videos in your Android apps

Deliver a richer, multimedia experience, by embedding videos in your application's "res" directory, or streaming them directly from YouTube, Video, Dailymotion and more.
by Jessica ThornsbyFebruary 9, 2019

Android Architecture Components: Creating an app using Room, LiveData, and ViewModel

In this post we'll focus on what Android Architecture Components are, and how to use them.
by Jessica ThornsbyFebruary 6, 2019

How to make a basic Android game in Unreal Engine in 7 minutes

In this video, you will learn how to make a basic Android game in Unreal in just 7 minutes. You'll learn about core concepts like Actors, Flipbooks, and more.
by Adam SinickiFebruary 4, 2019

Master Android’s sensors: hardware, software and multidimensional

Today, most modern Android devices are kitted out with a bunch of sensors. We build three apps that retrieve information from the device's environmental, motion and position sensors, ...
by Jessica ThornsbyJanuary 29, 2019

Add fingerprint authentication to your app, using BiometricPrompt

In this article, we’ll show you how to add single-touch identification to your app, using Android Pie’s new BiometricPrompt API.
by Jessica ThornsbyJanuary 21, 2019
by Chris ThomasJanuary 19, 2019

ML Kit: Extracting text from images with Google’s Machine Learning SDK

Learn to use ML Kit’s Text Recognition API to create an Android app that can intelligently gather, process and analyze the information it’s been given.
by Jessica ThornsbyJanuary 16, 2019

Hassle-free fragments: Using Android’s Navigation Architecture Component

Find out how to migrate your projects to this single-Activity structure using JetPack’s Navigation Architecture Component.
by Jessica ThornsbyJanuary 15, 2019

A very simple overview of Android App development for beginners

Interested in Android development but have no idea where to start? This post will talk you through all the software you need to download and install and explain what everything does. ...
by Adam SinickiJanuary 12, 2019

Root Android: Everything you need to know!

Rooting Android allows you to take customization as far as it will go. This post explores what it means to root Android, looking at the pros and cons and providing some tips on how to ...
by Adam SinickiJanuary 10, 2019
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