Android Software Engineer with a love of writing user interfaces
Data Binding — Lessons Learnt
Some tips and gotchas which I found whilst using Android Data Binding
CI cache key over many files
How to generate a key to use for caching build dependencies and more on CI
RxJava to Kotlin coroutines
This post is a summary of how I refactored an app which uses RxJava pretty heavily, to one which uses Kotlin coroutines too. Specifically I’ll talk about switching out Single/Maybe/Completable sources to coroutines.
Windows Insets + Fragment Transitions
A look at how to get fragment transitions working when using WindowInsets
Using transitions with fragments has a few gotchas, this blog post looks at how to get it all working.
Room + Date / Time
If you’ve started using Room (and you should if you haven’t), there’s a high probability that you will need to store + retrieve some kind of date/time.
Carry on Scrolling
A look at how we added fling support to nested scrolling in Android, to AppBarLayout work in all scenarios.
Jekyll + Firebase Hosting
A look at how this site is built using Jekyll, and automatically deployed to Firebase Hosting.
Why isn’t my animation running?
Let me tell you a story about something I spent a fair amount of time debugging last year. I had totally forgot about it until the other day when someone mentioned something they were seeing with Snackbar, and it turned out to be the same thing.
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