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Android Developer Links (November 2016)

This is a list of Android-related resources, carefully curated over the course of each month. I try to make sure that the links that end up here, contain useful and always relevant information. The majority get suggested by the growing list of Android developers I follow on Twitter, others via Reddit, or various Android-related forums, etc. Please, welcome to suggest me interesting materials int he comments, or on Twitter


In the News

Android Studio 2.3 Canary Available – Android Studio Project Site

Android tools project information site

Kotlin 1.0.5 is here

We’re happy to announce that we’ve just released Kotlin 1.0.5, which continues the series of bugfix and tooling updates for Kotlin 1.0. We’d like to thank our external contributor…

Support Ended for Eclipse Android Developer Tools

With the release of Android Studio 2.2, the time has now come to say goodbye to the Eclipse Android Developer Tools. We have formally ended their support and development. There’s never been a better time to switch to Android Studio and experience the improvements we’ve made to the Android development workflow.

RxJava 2.0 Final Release


RxJava – Reactive Extensions for the JVM – a library for composing asynchronous and event-based programs using observable sequences for the Java VM.


What I learnt using the Presenter Pattern

Given at Oredev 2016: Patterns of yore like MVP, MVVM etc. have taken the Android world by storm these days. These are not new concepts per say, but their application to the world of mobile development is new. In this talk, I share some of the learnings from having adopted this pattern in an actual production application.

Presentation: 10 Kotlin Tricks in 10(ish) Minutes

Kotlin is a new and popular language for Android development. Its major advantages and features are immediately appealing and quick to learn, but it also has a lot of small and thoughtful parts which are harder to discover. This short talk will cover 10 of my favorites with real-world examples.


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