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Steven Van Bael
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Linux geek, metalhead, android & python developer
Linux geek, metalhead, android & python developer

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I've decided to quit my day job in order to focus full time on my own business doing freelance mobile development and my own products.

Here's what I plan to do in 2015

http://stevenvanbael.com/goals-for-2015/

I'm confused, according to Material Design guidelines the navigation drawer should overlap the toolbar. If that is the case, what's the point in animating the hamburger icon into a back arrow when that arrow is going to be covered be the navigation drawer anyway? 

Inbox by Google is really cool. I'm going to use this exclusively for a couple of days to process my inbox but I have a feeling this is going to replace Mailbox'  both on my phone and laptop.

Too bad it only works on Chrome and not on `Safari. 

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Released a new feature today, "OK Google, take a note, Buy milk" now creates a new OmniFocus task.  Wear support is coming soon.

http://buff.ly/1t4K544

First issue with OSX Yosemite: Android Studio/Intellij is really sluggish when run with Java6. It's a lot better with Java7  but then the alt key doesn't work inside the IDE.

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This is what software development on a 4K UHD display looks like. I never want to go back to my former 2x24" + macbook setup.
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As I have been sick at home for a couple days and couldn't do anything productive. I tried to write a post about how Quantus Tasks has been doing on the Play Store.

http://vbsteven.com/4-months-on-the-play-store-with-a-niche-productivity-app/

I love using Guava in my Android apps. But unfortunately using it together with 2-3 other libs means you cannot build your project anymore without Proguard. And that makes build slow as hell. #developerfrustration

Android devs, are there any tools for interpreting/graphing Play Store sales data? I would like to process my sales data for last few months to see if I can detect patterns.
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