When we talk about Android app development, we immediately think of Java. But should we? Manish Patel explains 10 reasons why we should all think about switching over to Kotlin instead.
Android 8.0 Oreo is here! What does this mean for developers? We take a closer look at this delicious new offering from everyone’s favorite mobile operating system.
To all Android developers still using Eclipse, there’s a better life out there, says Android Studio enthusiast Sebastian Guillen, who walks us through some efficiency-enhancing features that sealed the deal after moving from Eclipse.
Not making it over to the JavaOne? No problem – you can still catch all the essentials online by watching the JavaOne keynotes. These are the livestreams Java programmers will want to watch, and where to watch them.
Google will no longer support Eclipse plugins for Android development after shifting to a greater focus on Android Studio. Punters wishing to stick with Eclipse will need to seek out open-source alternatives before support dries up at the end of 2015.
Free tests for everyone! That’s the premise behind Facebook’s decision to open source Infer, their static program analyser with an impressive bugfix rate. On top of sharing their wares, Facebook hope that being in the open will drive further development.
Embarcadero has launched its first hosted backend service to provide software application developers with detailed information on how users are interacting with desktop, mobile and wearable apps.
Following Pivotal’s surprise decision to withdraw support from Groovy and Grails, Graeme Rocher, project lead of Grails at Pivotal, spoke to us about the future of the web development framework.
Groovy 2.4 has restored part of the JVM language’s mojo – this latest release is the first to officially provide support for running Groovy on Android.
Dagger aficionado Sven Ruppert demonstrates dependency injection in a simple example aimed at declaring dependencies, specifying how to satisfy them, as well as allowing you to focus on the interesting classes.
A team of six developers have built an impressive tool to help app designers see what their app will look like before they even begin coding. In fact it’s so productive that Google just bought the company.
Tim Fox of Red Hat explains the basics of Vert.x and how it will help bring us into a reactive future.
Before his keynote at the JAX London, Paul Fremantle of WSO2 talks Internet of Things, Java 9 features and what it means to be a CTO.