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Subscribers now have access to an update to "Android’s Architecture Components", known as Version 0.6, in PDF, EPUB, and MOBI/Kindle formats. Just log into your Warescription page and download away, or set up an account and subscribe!

This is yet another small update, with two new chapters: an overview of the repository pattern, and configuring SQLite beyond what Room directly supports.

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Subscribers now have access to the latest release of "The Busy Coder’s Guide to Android Development", known as Version 8.8, in all formats. Just log into your Warescription page and download away, or set up an account and subscribe!

This update is all about Android Studio 3.0!

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Developer Preview 1 of Android 8.1 is available, which means it's time for another one of my "random musings" posts, looking at what's new but not necessarily well-advertised.

This is a maintenance release of Android, so this is fairly small, but the API differences report pointed out some curiosities... such as another sign of Android coming to the desktop.

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Subscribers now have access to an update to "Android’s Architecture Components", known as Version 0.5, in PDF, EPUB, and MOBI/Kindle formats. Just log into https://wares.commonsware.com/ and download away, or set up an account and subscribe!

This is yet another small update, with three new chapters (RxJava+lifecycle, ViewModel+data-binding, and immutability).

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Subscribers now have access to an update to "Android’s Architecture Components", known as Version 0.4, in PDF, EPUB, and MOBI/Kindle formats. Just log into https://wares.commonsware.com and download away, or set up an account and subscribe!

This is another small update, mostly to synchronize with the now-current beta1 edition of the Architecture Components. It also adds a chapter on using the new Paging library with Room.

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Subscribers now have access to Version 0.3 of "Android's Architecture Components" in PDF, EPUB, and MOBI/Kindle formats.

This adds two new chapters: RxJava and Room, and packaging a Room database with your app.

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Subscribers now have access to Version 0.3 of "GraphQL and Android", in PDF, EPUB, and MOBI/Kindle formats.

This adds new material on the Relay connection pattern and its use in paginated GraphQL responses.

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Subscribers now have access to Version 0.2 of "Android's Architecture Components", in PDF, EPUB, and MOBI/Kindle formats.

This adds two new chapters, on M:N relations in Room and LiveData transformations.

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Subscribers now have access to the latest release of "The Busy Coder’s Guide to Android Development", known as Version 8.7, in all formats. Subscribers can visit https://wares.commonsware.com to log in and download the update, or visit https://commonsware.com/Android to learn more about it.

This update extends the coverage of Android 8.0, ConstraintLayout, and the Samsung DeX, along with updates to the coverage of the NDK, working with the camera, etc.

Note that this update also removes a few obsolete chapters -- please check the release notes and be sure to hold onto Version 8.6 of the book if you want to still have that material.

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Subscribers now have access to Version 0.2 of "GraphQL and Android", in PDF, EPUB, and MOBI/Kindle formats.

This update has new chapters on authentication, security, and testing, along with the typical assortment of minor changes and bug fixes.
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