While Android supports most Java language features, it doesn’t support every API that Java provides. On the other hand, Kotlin multiplatform only allows sharing code across all targets (commonMain), not a subset of targets (commonJvm).
04 Feb 2021
This week JFrog - out of nowhere - announced to completely remove their Maven repository. Since they’ll pull it offline already by May 2021 (!!!) it’s time to urgently migrate away. This blogpost will guide how to get started.
Short, powerful post on how to test the release version of libraries directly within a project without having to deploy them to Maven first.
11 Nov 2020
Ever had a build failure while integrating an SDK? Wonder how you can avoid your SDK customers having dependency conflicts? How many transitive dependencies should your SDK have?
04 Nov 2020
With modularization being all the hype, should you also modularize an SDK? Are fat aar files really needed? And how do you prevent internal APIs from being exposed on your public interface?
28 Oct 2020
Having switched to Android SDK development over the past year, I’ve run into quite a few interesting and unexpected challenges. So how does library development differ from app development?
19 Feb 2020
A great way to make your library easier to use it to generate code documentation for its public interface. The default way to do this in Kotlin is to generate KDoc using the official Dokka plugin.
14 Jun 2017
Upgrading to Android studio 3.0 territory will make building multi-module projects a lot faster, but it also means a breaking Gradle plugin API change unfortunately.
01 Sep 2016
Code coverage is an awesome way to motivate you and your team to write more tests. But did you know that simply enabling it slows down your build significantly?