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I write about Android, Software Engineering and my Personal Projects.
Why a startup can save you from boredom.
Don’t be afraid to change job if you feel bored! It is in the human nature to find a secure...
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Exploring Android Animations
Are you a designer or a developer who would like to add a fine touch to your android application? Animations...
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Social Media Authentication for your views and your backend.
Are you one of those guys who tried to use the FirebaseUI library and got stuck with the built-in authentication dialog...
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Getting started with Firebase while moving away from Parse.
The announcement that Facebook will shut down Parse on January 28, 2017 has definitely generated a lot of rumors and...
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Dependency injection: why and how?
If you are interested in boosting the quality of your code then you should definitely start looking into ways to...
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Automate your graphics to support multiple screens.
With new android devices coming out every day it is difficult to make sure that your images look best on...
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Blending pixels.
In this blog post I am providing you with a tool which will help to understand the possibilities behind PorterDuff modes...
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Theming your images.
Have you ever considered theming the images of your app? If you have a predominant color in your theme or graphics,...
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Automate naming conventions.
As any repeating task that could be automated to save time and prevent human mistakes, adhering to coding conventions could be...
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Add a copyright notice to your code.
For the series "How I did it last time?", it's better if this time I write it down to avoid to...
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Following the inaugural Android Dev Summit
The Android engineering team of Google has just kicked-off two days of tech talks for its Android followers. As many...
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My journey at the first Big Android BBQ in Europe (day 2).
In the post about my first day at the Dutch BABBQ, I have spent quite some good words for the speakers...
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My journey at the first Big Android BBQ in Europe (day 1).
At Coolblue, where I am currently working, I have a certain budget to attend conferences and follow trainings. Thanks to this possibility,...
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Publish your library to jCenter in 3 steps!
I believe that you have copied your code from one project to the other at least a few times in...
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Spice up your ViewPager (part2): change animation type.
In the first post of the series "Spice up your ViewPager", I have described how to control the speed of...
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