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David Corrado
Android and iOS Dev
Android and iOS Dev
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No more driver or steering wheel required. Coming soon Johnny cab so you can get your arse to Mars!

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FYI, anyone writing custom Android lint checks or anyone with advanced usage of Android lint may want to join!forum/lint-dev 

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YouTube TV
To say I'm excited would be an understatement. Free cloud DVR accessible from Android, iOS (plus Cast support), shared across up to six accounts, and live sports? Yes please.

Sign up to be notified when it comes out at

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Don’t forget the #io17 ticket application window is now open on You can apply until Feb 27, 5PM PST!

Applicants will be selected at random once the drawing has closed, and results will be announced by email on February 28th.

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Save the Date: Google I/O 2017 Drawing

We’ll be accepting #io17 ticket applications on starting next week on Feb 22.

The deadline to apply is Feb 27, 5PM PST.

Add to Calendar:

Applicants will be selected at random once the drawing has closed, and results will be announced by email on February 28th - so keep an eye on your inbox.

We hope you can join us for the second year at Shoreline Amphitheatre!

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Google’s Cloud Platform: Described without… help from marketing

Sadly, the Wikipedia entry for GCP is garbage, and while the official docs are pretty good, the marketing-dust sprinkled on them gives me a toothache.

For my own reference, I pulled together an objective description for each of the services available on GCP. Thought they might be useful, so here they are.

What are the GCP Services?

What is GCP?

Annotated Timeline of GCP

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Contribute directly to the Android Support Library
It is now much easier to submit changes to the Android Support Library! With a new branch in AOSP (ub-supportlib-master), you won't have to check out the entire world to download, build, and contribute to the Support Library.

Accepted Types of Contributions
- Bug fixes (needs a corresponding bug report in
- Each bug fix is expected to come with tests
- Fixing spelling errors
- Updating documentation
- Adding new tests to the area that is not currently covered by tests

We are not currently accepting new modules, features, or behavior changes.

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Preparing your App for Instant Apps
If you're already using App Links [1] to deep link into your app, you're well on your way to making a great Instant App experience. Read through all of the optimizations you can get started on now as you wait for the official Instant Apps SDK (which will be available 'in the coming months' [2]).

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Google Assistant on Android TV, Android Wear 2.0, and more
+Sundar Pichai talked about how important the Assistant was back when the Pixel phones was announced. Expanding the Google Assistant to Android TV and Android Wear 2.0 devices is a natural extension of that plan.

Thankfully, the Assistant team is well aware that the best Assistant that works the same everywhere: really excited to get to that point.

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Visually refreshed the Android Asset Studio, and cleaned up the code to make it easier to contribute!

Use it now:
Source code:
Bugs and requests:

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