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A Deep Dive into Extensible State Saving

A perhaps overly thorough look at how extensible state saving is implemented in the AndroidX libraries, and how ViewModel state saving specifically is hooked into this system.

2019-03-19


An Early Look at ViewModel SavedState

A quick preview of the new SavedState support for Android Architecture Component ViewModels.

2019-03-14


Site History

There has been a website of some sorts up on this domain for a couple years now. Here's a history of what powered it at various times.

2019-03-04


Managing Git configurations

We all use different git configurations for various reasons, and it's easy to get them mixed up. Here's a look at some ways of managing them better.

2019-02-25


@JvmOverloads for Android Views

The @JvmOverloads annotation is a convenience feature in Kotlin for interoperating with Java code, but there is one specific use case on Android where it shouldn’t be used carelessly.

2019-02-22


Retrofit meets coroutines

Retrofit's coroutine support has been a long time coming, and it's finally coming to completion. Take a look at how you can use it to neatly integrate networking into an application built with coroutines.

2019-02-15


Data classes aren't (that) magical

Data classes are great, but don't underestimate what a regular Kotlin class can do on its own.

2019-01-16


Wrap-up 2018

It's the end of the year, and looking back at what you've done in the year that passed is, like, a thing. So I've decided to take a shot at it too.

2018-12-27