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This has very much been a sysadmin issue. Heh.. ‪#‎linux‬ ‪#‎unix‬ ‪#‎IT‬ ‪#‎Life‬ via https://xkcd.com/1445/
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#Android docs…"Note: Android Studio disables ProGuard when using Instant Run.” I can’t run proguard in debug mode AND instant run anymore. Time to turn off Instant Run...
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Duh!  Everybody knows that  8-)
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If you have been using space during Google I/O here is the doc with list of all spaces for all sessions!
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1GNjQap5lrIPJ_Lom-d1leF2awEBLiIApyLUqAPeuNWk/edit#gid=0

Thanks to +Ivan Yudhi for sharing it!
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Security PSA: If your Android app is a receiver of the Share Intent you might want to look into this.

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Many email and messaging apps on Android utilize the Intent API for sending files shared from other apps such as Android's gallery. These Intents are standardized for sending and receiving content. Instead of sending entire files, such as videos, via this API, only URIs are exchanged pointing to ...
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It's official, Kotlin 1.0 here! Get all the details in this blog post. http://goo.gl/RxLLSf
This is it. 1.0 is here! It's been a long and exciting road but we've finally reached the first big 1.0, and we're celebrating the release by also presenting you with the new logo: See discussions on Reddit and Hacker News What is Kotlin? Kotlin is a pragmatic programming lang
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"mFriends don't let sFriends use Hungarian notation!"

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Hungarian notation is a plague on Android development. Its proliferation is nothing more than a misinterpretation and justification an erroneous copy/paste.
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The only thing worse than no documentation is inaccurate documentation.

When I was in college, one of my professors once told us that our code should read like a book. That being said, I am a firm believer that if you use good variable names and good style, the code itself should be self-explanatory.

Personally, I don't go crazy with comments (I know some devs that comment every line of code. That seems like over-kill to me). What I try to do is write code that is readable on its own and reserve comments for extreme complexity.

Typically, if I say to myself "thats slick", that means that I need to add a comment.
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As another Christmas and New Year’s Day roll by, I am reminded that one of the best things I ever gave my wonderful parents was…grandkids. #Lucky
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Come be a part of the team! That database book looks absolutely intriguing....if I do say so myself ;)
 
I'm the series editor for a "Deep Dive" series being published by Addison-Wesley, on Android programming. AW has asked me to get more books started. I'm looking for authors for a book on graphics APIs in Android and on user interface APIs.
I need one or two authors for each book. If you are an experienced author, if you know one, or if you want to try your hand at writing about programming, or if you know someone who should, please contact me to express your interest or connect me with the person you have in mind.
We've had two first-time authors participate in the series with excellent results. This series is a great way to get into working with a first-tier publisher, and to gain the contacts that can get you represented by a top literary agent.
Links to the first three books in the series are here:
http://www.amazon.com/Embedded-Programming-And…/…/0134030001
http://www.amazon.com/Android-Concurrency-G-Bl…/…/0134177436
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Be a part of the biggest and best series of books on Android software development!
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Apple ‪#‎privacy‬ ‪#‎sad‬ ‪#‎truth‬ ‪#‎bigbrother‬ ‪#‎security‬ ‪#‎infosec‬
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#androidDev, What an interesting repository by +ribot 
android-boilerplate - Android boilerplate app that showcases architecture and libraries used at ribot
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    Co-founder/Android Lead, 2014 - present
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    Software Architect / Android Lead, 2014 - 2014
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    Lead Android Developer, 2010 - 2012
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    Lead Software Engineer, 2005 - 2010
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    Software Engineer, 2002 - 2005
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Father of identical twins, self-proclaimed Phandroid, Software Architect/Android Lead at Every Labs, co-author of Professional Android Sensor Development (http://goo.gl/o0IpD)
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    Computer and Information Science, 2002
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