Build times for large (think multidex large) Android apps suck, it comes with the territory. Google are working hard to improve this fact, don’t misinterpret this as a complaint piece- it’s far from it, but the reality is that anyone adding a feature to a large Android application, better have amazing focus to stay in flow while the build processes are doing their build processing.
I have been teaching my 5 year old that every difficult problem is actually just a number of smaller, easy to solve problems. Such is the same with software development.
As a good wee developer I’ve been dabbling outside the Android playground to keep up with how the rest of the development world has been getting on. …