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Hilt got released in June 2020 as a way to standardize dependency injection (DI) in Android. For new projects, Hilt provides compile time correctness, runtime performance and scalability (read more about that here)! However, what are the benefits for an application that already uses Dagger? Should you be migrating your current app to Hilt? The …

Testing launch performance can be tricky, but it doesn’t have to be Shell Command for Testing Startup I wrote this article to explain more about performance, startup testing, and the reasons behind the pieces I used for testing startup. But if you just want something quick here it is: Lock the clocks if possible (see …

This UI topic deserves its own callout because Jetpack Compose IS THE FUTURE UI TOOLKIT FOR ANDROID. It’s pretty huge, folks. And it’s been out there to play around with for a while. But if you’re one of those developers that likes to hang back until things settle down a bit, then this might be a …

Android Dev Summit 2019 | How The Android Team Makes Widgets Accessible In this intermediate level talk, we cover accessibility using real world examples. You’ll find out about accessibility in framework and androidX code, and learn about support for accessibility in Android widgets. Along the way, you’ll discover good patterns that can make your UIs …

Android Dev Summit 2019 | Migrating To AndroidX: The Time Is Right Let’s take a deep dive into the reality of migrating to AndroidX! This talk provides the rationale to migrate soon, sets expectations appropriately, and recommends a process for executing the migration as smoothly as possible. Presented by: Nick Anthony, Tiem Song