In my first article on Medium (yay!) I would like to suggest several ways of working with the guidelines in order to create great products.
Dana Fridman in Material Design , Learning the Rules and Breaking Them.
But things have become a whole lot easier, and in this article we’ll look at the new LocationServices APIs to see how to use them, but also check out the performance impact we can expect.
Mark Allison in LocationServices.
Summer has begun!!! Now is a great time to get outdoors, enjoy the weather, and sharpen your Android skills! We’ve picked some of the best content from this past year to make it easy.
realm in 2017 Android Developer Summer Binge List
Because WebView is distributed as a separate APK, Safe Browsing for WebView is available today for devices running Android 5.0 and above. With just one added line in your manifest, you can update your app and improve security for most of your users immediately.
Xiaowen Xin and Renu Chaudhary, Android Security Team in What’s new in WebView security
Two years ago I swore I wouldn’t start seriously learning Kotlin until Google announced support for it. They’ve now done just that—and here I am learning it.
Jose Luis Franconetti in Kotlin for Android Development: Heavyweight Language or Hopeless Hype?
Behind every successful technology is a strong ecosystem. Without the right tools and community, a new programming language will never achieve the uptake required to become a success. That’s why it’s so important that Kotlin is built into the Java ecosystem rather than outside of it.
Joe Kutner in On the Rise of Kotlin
In Kotlin, every class is
finalby default. You must explicitly use the keyword
open, which is the exact opposite of Java’s
final, to allow the class to be capable of inheritance.
Lukas Lechner in How “Effective Java” may have influenced the design of Kotlin — Part 2