Engineering: Android

Clean Chat Example App with Jetpack Compose

We’ve recently published a Jetpack Compose design sample on Twitter, recreating the Contacts & Messages design by Mickael Guillaume on Dribbble. The source code for this sample is available on GitHub. In this article, we’ll review some of the solutions within the sample to learn …

Jetpack Compose: First Impressions and Learning Resources

As you most certainly already know, Jetpack Compose is the hot new thing for Android UI development. Its promise is to save us by making all the pain points of the old View system and XML layouts go away. After many many preview versions, it got to beta status about a week ago. H…

Publishing Android libraries to MavenCentral in 2021

Introduction This is an updated version of an article published two years ago on blog.autsoft.hu. This new version supports non-Android libraries, uses command line GPG handling instead of a specific Windows GUI app, includes new best practices, and uses GitHub Actions for its CI…