Tag: android

Google is now writing low-level Android code in Rust
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Google is now writing low-level Android code in Rust

Originally posted on arstechnica. Google’s promotion of Rust over C and C++ should lead to fewer memory security bugs Just last month, we saw the first baby steps toward the adoption of the memory-managed Rust programming language into the Linux kernel. Google has apparently been thinking along the same lines, and in a lengthy blog post Tuesday, the company...

android showcase: Android application following best practices
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android showcase: Android application following best practices

Showcase is a sample project that presents modern, 2019 approach to Android application development using Kotlin and latest tech-stack. The goal of the project is to demonstrate best practices, provide a set of guidelines, and present modern Android application architecture that is modular, scalable, maintainable and testable. This application may look simple, but it has all of these small...

Google releases source code for I/O 2018 app w/ Kotlin rewrite, Material Theming, more
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Google releases source code for I/O 2018 app w/ Kotlin rewrite, Material Theming, more

Every year, Google releases the source code for the I/O Android companion app several weeks after the developer conference. The 2018 version is notable for a “comprehensive rewrite” featuring Architecture Components, Kotlin, Material Theming, and other modern elements. The annual release is designed to demonstrate best practices for creating an app used by thousands of attendees to get important...