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MAD Skills Performance and Hilt, WindowManager, Android 12 Widgets, Accessibility, and more!

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Ratings and reviews better for users and developers ⭐

Google Play is making ratings more personalised and indicative of the experience each individual user can expect:

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First episode of the Hilt MAD Skills series


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App Bundles, Navigation, Wear Compose, Android for Cars, Nearby APIs, Coroutines, Foldable devices, and more!

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App Bundles 📦

Google Play will start requiring new apps to be published with the Android App Bundle starting August 2021. …



Manual dependency injection

To create an application-scoped CoroutineScope following dependency injection (DI) best practices manually without any library, you’d typically add a new variable to your…


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Jetpack, Android 12 and privacy, tooling, Kotlin, large screens, Wear OS, Android TV, on-device machine learning, testing, game development, and Google Play!




Wasting resources

It’s recommended to expose the Flow<T> API from lower layers of your app hierarchy regardless of the…


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MAD Skills WorkManager, AndroidX, Audio, UX, Wear OS Tiles, Jetpack Compose, Coroutines, #AndroidDevChallenge, and a podcast

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MAD Skills: WorkManager

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