Tag: Android Development

Getting started with the Facebook for Android SDK

Many mobile apps allow the user to post content to popular social media platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. This kind of social sharing can be a great way to promote your app, and can improve the user experience by creating a connection between your application and the user’s favorite social media networks. To […]

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How to work as a software developer online: Everything you need to know

There has never been a better time to become a software developer. The demand for software developers is increasing all the time, as is the variety of work they are tasked with completing. Then there’s the pay. According to USNews.com, the average software developer made $101,790 in 2017. According to Gorroo.io, the average C# developer […]

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Exploring Android Q: Adding bubble notifications to your app

In 2018, Google added a new “chat head” feature to its iPhone application, which displayed the caller’s avatar as a floating bubble-style notification. When tapped, this bubble expanded to reveal a strip of controls that allowed the user to perform tasks directly from the notification, including putting the caller on speaker phone and hanging up. […]

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Start sharing your code: Everything you need to know about Git and GitHub

If you’ve ever explored the world of software development, then chances are you’ve heard of GitHub. This code hosting platform is one of the most popular ways for developers to host their projects and share them with others. Today, some of the best-known open source projects use GitHub, including Firebase, React Native, and TensorFlow. Google […]

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Introducing Gradle for new Android developers – The master builder

I distinctly remember what it felt like the first time I  started Android development and opened up Android Studio (well, Eclipse back then). I sat, stupefied, looking at the vast array of different windows, dialogues, and files. There’s so much to learn here, that even knowing which window you’re meant to be looking at can […]

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Google I/O 2019: Everything announced

What is Google I/O? It’s an annual developer conference where Google announces new hardware, software, and various updates for its existing apps and services. When and where is Google I/O? The event is on now, kicking off Tuesday, May 7, and ending Thursday, May 9. It will take place at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain […]

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