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Android Development


Root Android: Everything you need to know!

by Adam Sinicki June 23, 201827 comments
Android Development

How to create a VR app for Android in just 7 minutes

by Adam Sinicki June 21, 20180 comments
Android Development

Build your own Action for Google Assistant

by Jessica Thornsby June 22, 20180 comments

Android P’s Multi-Camera API will allow for more creative camera apps from devs

by Adam Sinicki June 14, 20180 comments

Android Jetpack: What do the recent announcements mean for Android’s Support Library?

The official Android docs describe Jetpack as “a set of libraries, tools and architectural guidance," but what exactly is Android Jetpack?
by Jessica ThornsbyJuly 4, 2018

Anatomy of an app: An introduction to activity lifecycles

This post explains the Android app lifecycle — showing how an activity will progress through multiple stages as it is open, sent to the background, and then brought to the foreground again.
by Adam SinickiJuly 2, 2018

Android Developer Monthly: Android Studio 3.2 Beta, GitHub, and VR, oh my!

We take a look at Android Studio 3.2, Microsoft's purchase of GitHub, and more. Plus: tutorials, tips, open source apps, and more to sink your teeth into!
by Adam SinickiJune 29, 2018

Hello World in Android development: Your first ever (really easy) app project

This article explains how to create a Hello World app in Android Studio and then talks you through how everything works and where to go from there.
by Adam SinickiJune 28, 2018

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 SinickiJune 23, 2018

Build your own Action for Google Assistant

Google has an entire platform dedicated to helping you extend the functionality of the Google Assistant. Here's how to build your own Google Assistant Actions!
by Jessica ThornsbyJune 22, 2018

How to create a VR app for Android in just 7 minutes

This tutorial will show you how to build a VR app for Android (Google Cardboard or Daydream) in just 7 minutes. It's easier than you think to create VR environments and then experience ...
by Adam SinickiJune 21, 2018

Best Android developer tools

If you're going to become an app developer, you need to familiarize yourself with a range of important Android development tools. Here are the best options.
by Adam SinickiJune 18, 2018

Android P’s Multi-Camera API will allow for more creative camera apps from devs

Android P will give developers access to multiple image streams from dual and triple cameras, allowing for a whole host of interesting new features. Expect to see better image ...
by Adam SinickiJune 14, 2018

Scheduling background tasks with Jetpack’s WorkManager

Android has a new way to handle background tasks!
by Jessica ThornsbyJune 14, 2018
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