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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

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

Scheduling background tasks with Jetpack’s WorkManager

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

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 ThornsbyJune 13, 2018
 
 

An introduction to Kotlin for Android development

As of Android Studio 3.0, developers will have the option to make their apps with Kotlin, out of the box. Take a look at the differences and why you might want to check it out!
by Adam SinickiMay 28, 2018

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
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