The rxlint check for RxJava has been updated to version 1.7.0. In this version there are exciting new features:
support for some
OnError* operators and
Around the new year, I released an update for Rainy Days, the doppler radar app that I originally created in 2009(!) and was effectively the start of my Android career. Today, version 3.1.1 is rolling out, which fixes a couple of issues from that release.
Rainy Days today still does what it did since its inception: showing you accurate doppler rain radar on Google Maps, as fast as possible. Unlike apps that use a single map for the entire world, Rainy Days shows you the best available data for your location.
The latest version brings a refreshed look and updates to performance and a more efficient data use. I hope you’ll like the update, while I’ll keep working on the next one :)Read more →
At I/O, Google announced their Architecture Components effort for Android. This effort contains of a guide and a couple of libraries that help you implementing the “reference” architecture. One of these libraries is Room. Going forward, Room will be the official Android persistence library.Read more →
Spoiler and short answer: nothing!Read more →
I have been banging my head on this one for a while, and now that I finally get it I thought I might write this down.Read more →
Into the 2nd year of Little Robots and it was an exciting year! With the new year approaching, it’s time to look back at 2015.Read more →
Back and still a bit jet lagged, I had an amazing time at Google I/O. There were a lot of exciting announcements, but this is my top 3:Read more →
In Android builds, pre dexing helps to speed up the build for incremental builds. On a CI server, where you usually run a clean build, pre dexing is only adding extra time to the build without any added value. There’s already a tip on the Tools site on this, but how do you disable pre dex for all project on your build server?Read more →
Recently, Facebook released a tool called Stetho, which let’s you inspect your Android app from the Chrome Developer tools. I find that particularly nifty because it also provides access to any SQLite databases used in the app. Obviously, this type of tools should only be included in debug builds of your app. Here’s a nice way to accomplish that.Read more →