Logging in Android

Logging in Android

I am sure that each developer out there have heard the phrase ‘Check the logs’ at least once during his or here career! And checking the logs have saved my ass several times. But what exactly is a log message and what are the advantages and disadvantages of logging? Let’s try to find out! What …

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Glide – Placeholders

Glide – Placeholders

Hello guys. In my previous tutorial, we introduced Glide, which is an Image Loading Library. Now in this tutorial, we are going to learn all about placeholders, which bridge the time until the image loading. Placeholders with .placeholder() We probably don’t even have to explain or discuss it: empty ImageViews don’t look good in any UI. If you’re …

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Android Studio Live Templates

Android Studio Live Templates

As a developer, I hate doing repetitive task. So imagine yourself having to write a starter method for you activity. You need to define the method, create the instance of the intent, eventually put your extras, and finally call startActivity.  Now, think about just eventually adding the extras and nothing else. How does that sound? Let’s speak …

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Retrofit – Send Data Form-Urlencoded

Retrofit – Send Data Form-Urlencoded

Hi guys, today being Christmass Day I though about having a new article here, and wish you all a fantastic one! Multiple methods exist to send data to your server. You may already know how to send data within the request body or how to make use of multipart/form-data to upload files using Retrofit. There’s another type available to send data …

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