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Deep thoughts on deep links… with Navigation component

This is the fourth in a series of articles about the Navigation component API and tool. These articles are based on content that is also explained in video form, as part of the MAD Skills series, so feel free to consume this material in whichever way you prefer (though the code tends to be easier to copy from text than from a video, which is why we offer this version as well).

If you prefer your content in video form, here it is:

Introduction

This episode is on Deep Links, the facility provided by Navigation component for easily passing data between destinations. …


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I don’t want to have an argument. But if I do, I’ll use SafeArgs.

This is the third in a series of articles about the Navigation component API and tool. These articles are based on content that is also explained in video form, as part of the MAD Skills series, so feel free to consume this material in whichever way you prefer (though the code tends to be easier to copy from text than from a video, which is why we offer this version as well).

Here’s the video version:

This episode is on SafeArgs, the facility provided by Navigation component for easily passing data between destinations.

Introduction

When navigating to different destinations in your application, you may want to pass data. Passing data, as opposed to using references to global objects, allows for better encapsulation in your code so that different fragments or activities only need to share the pieces that directly concern them. …


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Illustration by Virginia Poltrack

Android Studio 4.1, MAD Skills series, more Kotlin vocabulary, Play Billing subscriptions, biometric authentication, MotionLayout tags and a podcast resource on resources

Welcome to Now in Android, your ongoing guide to what’s new and notable in the world of Android development.

NiA27 in Video and Podcast Form

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Android Studio 4.1: Now Stable!

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Android Studio 4.1 recently released its stable build. I’ve talked about this release in earlier episodes as it worked its way through pre-stable releases, but here again are just a few…

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Chet Haase

Android and comedy. Not necessarily in that order.

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