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Scheduling background tasks with Jetpack’s WorkManager

Android has a new way to handle background tasks!
by Jessica Thornsby5 days ago

Exploring Android P’s slices: Creating interactive and dynamic slices

Once you’ve found your audience, you need to hang onto them! Keep users engaged with your app, by mastering Android P's new slices feature, announced at Google I/O 2018 as part of ...
by Jessica Thornsby6 days ago

Android App Bundles: What are they and how to create them

Google has announced the Android App Bundle, a new file format that includes all your app’s compiled code and resources, but which allows Google Play to generate and serve optimized ...
by Gary SimsMay 10, 2018

How to install the Android SDK

This guide shows you how to easily install the Android SDK (Software Development Kit).
by Adam SinickiMay 6, 2018
 
 

Simplify asynchronous programming with Kotlin’s coroutines

Perform long-running tasks on any thread, including Android’s main UI thread, without causing your app to freeze or crash, by replacing thread blocking with suspension of a coroutine.
by Jessica ThornsbyMay 4, 2018

App development: How to make calls, send SMS, and retrieve the user’s contacts

Making calls and sending SMS are some of the most versatile features that you can add to your Android applications.
by Jessica ThornsbyApril 24, 2018

Google Flutter – what is it, and how to use it for cross-platform app creation

In this guide we'll talk about Google Flutter and show you how to build a cross platform 'Hello World' app.
by Jessica ThornsbyApril 13, 2018

Create a GPS tracking application with Firebase Realtime Database

Build an Android app that monitors a smartphone's location so you can view its exact coordinates.
by Jessica ThornsbyMarch 22, 2018

Implementing Android Nougat and Oreo’s static, dynamic and pinned shortcuts

With the release of Oreo and Nougat, you can now use dynamic, static, and pinned shortcuts to create entirely different entry points for different tasks.
by Jessica ThornsbyMarch 20, 2018

Transferring user data to a new device with Smart Lock, Google Sign-In, and Auto Backup

Getting a new Android device is exciting, but it’s also a risky time for application developers, as it’s easy to lose your audience. To avoid user loss your app should automatically ...
by Jessica ThornsbyMarch 8, 2018
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