Weekend good reads for Android developers, issue #20 (04/2022)

Here is your list of interesting Android related articles:

Android Studio Bumblebee (2021.1.1) Stable

A few days ago, a new version of Android Studio was released. If you want to read about all the news and improvements of this software, I refer you to the summary on the official blog and also recommend updating your IDE to test and use all features on your own.

Non-fatal crashes: the crash rate that matters

Bevan Steele makes the case for monitoring the silent crashes in your app.

All about Preferences DataStore

The article presents and discusses examples related to creating a DataStore; saving, reading, updating data; migrating from SharedPreferences; and error handling.

Jetpack Compose Side Effects Made Easy

Understanding the idea of side effects is crucial to building a UI layer effectively with Jetpack Compose. It is for sure not easy but Elye explains it well.

Navigating in Compose: Criteria

Mark Murphy, better known as CommonsWare, wrote a blog post about principles he considers to navigating in Compose.

Library of the week:


That’s all from us, have a nice weekend!

Weekend good reads for Android developers, issue #3 (39/2021)

As usual we have some interesting reads for you for coming weekend :)

Useful Kotlin Extensions for Android

Extension functions are something that takes Kotlin programming to a whole new level. You will find several implementations of such functions in this article.

An Introduction to Inline Classes

If the topic of inline class is blurry for you, then everything should clear up after reading this post.

Android developer — Android Studio plugins and tools

Some plugins which are some kind of must have for me.

Accessibility in Jetpack Compose

New Accessibility in Compose is released! All about touch target sizes, custom actions, click labels, and a lot more!

Have a nice weekend!