Android

React Native Animations: Part 2

Learn more about React Native animations in Part 2 of this React Native animation tutorial. Discover how to use React Native animations and why we recommend using React Native animation features.

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React Native Animations: Part 1

Learn more about React Native Animation. From React Native animation examples to React Native Animated View, see the challenges and opportunities we faced building cross-platform React Native apps.

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Tools We Love – iOS and Android

Learn more about Android Developer tools. From Android tools to iOS developer tools, discover our favorite Android and iOS tools that help us spend more time writing code, and less time in the spaces in between.

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Automation

Automating Input Events on Android

Learn more about Android shell commands. From Android KeyEvent to ADB shell, see how to automate your processes and simplify your workload.

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Whole Lottie Love

Learn more about Lottie animation for iOS, Andriod and Web. Find out how you can use the Bodymovin After Effects extension and Lottie to add animation to your Android projects.

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The Curious Case of Systrace Reporting Jank on an EditText

Find out why Systrace may be reporting jank on an app with EditText. Learn more about Android GPU rendering and how it may be affected by EditText.

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How to Earn an “A” for Android Accessibility

Learn more about Android Accessibility. From Android TalkBack to Android labelfor, see a demonstration of available tools that can make your Android app a great user experience for everyone.

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Overlapping Fragments with VideoViews

Learn more about Android VideoView. From SurfaceView to Android Fragment Examples, discover a solution for issues with VideoViews on Android overlapping each other, even when they are part of different Fragments.

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Wrapping a Legacy Library in Rx

Using an AWS S3 Upload as an Example The Rx Universe is vast and by me largely unexplored, so there is an opportunity to learn something new every day. The AWS S3 Android SDK does not support Rx so I decided to Rx-ify it. In this example we will add a call uploading a file […]

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Wrangling Dalvik: Memory Management in Android (Part 1 of 2)

There are some people who believe this myth that you don’t need to worry about managing memory while writing Android applications. It’s a self-contained Java environment, right? What’s the worst that could happen?

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