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Exploring the Android build process: demystifying…

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This is Part 2 of a short series about optimising your build speeds. If you haven’t already, please check out Read More...

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Exploring the Android build process: Caching

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One of my last tasks was to investigate the slow build speeds of the Android application. This post is part Read More...

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Use custom Hamcrest Matchers to level-up…

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Ideally automated tests should be predictable, isolated and precise, allowing you to find an issue quickly. If these conditions are Read More...

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Managing the Content Security Policy on…

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Many Jenkins plugins require changes to the default Content Security Policy (or CSP) to work correctly. A refresher on what Read More...

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Updating Mockito to mock Kotlin classes

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With the exponentially increasing usage of Kotlin these days, many developers face the issue of how to test the newly Read More...

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Simple RxJava mistakes and how to…

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1. Observable creation and error handling Consider the following example: [code lang="java"] public Observable<Book> getFavoriteBook(User user) { return Observable.just(user.getFavoriteBookId()) .flatMap(bookId Read More...

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How to handle dynamic JSON response…

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Note: This post is based on the widely used networking library. Although the examples use a Gson converter, the same Read More...

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Running Android unit / instrumentation tests…

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Unit tests Here's a few handy commands if you want to run only a specific unit test(s). Suppose we have Read More...

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60 day running challenge

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Today I took up a 60 day running challenge. It's super simple - I need to run 60 consecutive days Read More...

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Level-up your Android development by using…

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This post will list some of my favourite features of a Proxy tool that are used on a daily bases Read More...