Kotlin On Android – Why You Should Know About It

Java has been the primary way of making Android apps since the very beginning. Also, Java has been the only officially supported language that has access to the UI elements. Of course NDK is also a thing, but as I said, Java was the only language with the access to the UI elements for a … Continue reading Kotlin On Android – Why You Should Know About It

7 Awesome Podcasts For Software Developers

I love listening to podcasts. I love it almost more than listening to music. Podcasts are a great way to learn something new or just to have some fun. Podcasts are a part of my daily routine. Like most of the people, I usually listen to podcast when I'm traveling somewhere. Be it when I'm … Continue reading 7 Awesome Podcasts For Software Developers

My Opinion On Listening To Music While Coding/Studying

DISCLAIMER: This is my personal opinion,  this blog post is not a valid reference for a scientific paper Now that we've got that out-of-the-way let's talk. I like to listen to music while programming. In the early days, I found it hard to concentrate while being able to hear any sort of noise. I required complete silence … Continue reading My Opinion On Listening To Music While Coding/Studying

A Simple Android ViewSwitcher Example

ViewSwitcher does exactly what is what it sounds like. ViewSwitcher switches between two views. This can be  very useful. Using ViewSwitcher is very simple. The biggest part of using a ViewSwitcher is thinking of what will you do with it. You could, for example, have a EditText view and a TextView which shows the entered text … Continue reading A Simple Android ViewSwitcher Example

How To Build A Notification In Android

  So you've built your first Android app and you're thinking of how can you improve it.  The thing that you need is a notification. Think about it. Every good application has some sort of a notification. For example, YouTube notifies you with a recommendation video or when a YouTuber you are subscribed to uploads … Continue reading How To Build A Notification In Android