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Jessica Thornsby

Jessica Thornsby is a part-time contributor to Android Authority with a specialization in dev-related content.

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Kotlin vs Java for Android: key differences

The Kotlin vs Java debate continues, with each language having their own merits But what exactly makes them stand apart?
Jessica ThornsbyOctober 18, 2019380 shares
 

How to use gestures and gesture-based navigation in your Android app

This Android gestures tutorial shows you how to add them to your apps without interfering with the new Android 10 gestures.
Jessica ThornsbyOctober 13, 2019141 shares
 

Protect your users’ privacy: Android app security for developers

If you’re going to hang onto your audience and your reputation, then you need to take Android app security seriously.
Jessica ThornsbyOctober 5, 2019114 shares
 

Create a scrollable widget for your Android app

Provide a better user experience while encouraging users to engage with your app, by learning to create an Android widget!
Jessica ThornsbyAugust 26, 201983 shares
 

Dark theme, Thermal API and Bubbles: Getting your app ready for Android 10

Find out everything you need to get ready for Android Q, from brand-new features to minor security tweaks.
Jessica ThornsbyAugust 15, 2019120 shares
 

Building your Android UI: Everything you need to know about Views

In this article, we’ll be taking a closer look at the most commonly-used Views that you can use in your Android apps.
Jessica ThornsbyAugust 14, 2019
 

Getting started with the Facebook for Android SDK

Find out how to add Facebook authentication and social sharing to your Android applications, using the Facebook for Android SDK.
Jessica ThornsbyJuly 2, 201984 shares
 

Exploring Android Q: Adding bubble notifications to your app

Here's everything you need to know about creating your own bubble notifications for Android Q.
Jessica ThornsbyJune 19, 2019109 shares
 

Start sharing your code: Everything you need to know about Git and GitHub

If you’ve ever explored the world of software dev, then chances are you’ve heard of GitHub! Get a complete introduction to Git, GitHub and GitHub Desktop.
Jessica ThornsbyJune 13, 2019186 shares
 

AndroidManifest.xml: everything you need to know

In this post we tell you everything you need to know about the AndroidManifest.xml file, including common Manifest attributes and more.
Jessica ThornsbyJune 5, 201967 shares
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