Explaining MVP

MVP, in a nutshell, is a design pattern that achieves proper layering and separation of concerns of your presentation layer, business logic and data model. Following this design would result in your application being much more maintainable and testable. This is what MVP looks like in Android: The View layer, usually an activity or fragment, will be … Continue reading Explaining MVP

Android Weekly Roundup 16.11.29

Android News: The SD Association is introducing a new performance class and card symbol that will help consumers identify SD cards that meet specifications that can optimally run mobile applications.  Android Marshmallow is credited with inspiring the new class and symbol, as Marshmallow introduced the ability to adopt external storage and treat it as internal from … Continue reading Android Weekly Roundup 16.11.29

Android Weekly Roundup 16.11.22

Android News: Google banned users from their services after discovering a Pixel phone reselling scheme wherein users were purchasing the phone and shipping it to New Hampshire where a third-party would mark up the price and resell.  The ban would likely affect more than just the services provided by Google, such as Drive, Photos, and … Continue reading Android Weekly Roundup 16.11.22

Android Weekly Roundup 16.11.15

Android News: Google responds to the European Union's assertion that it used Android's dominance in the smartphone market to push Google services on to OEMs.  Central to the argument is that Apple's iPhone isn't real competition to Android. In an example of Google forcing OEMs to adhere to their standards, Google has stated in their … Continue reading Android Weekly Roundup 16.11.15

Android Weekly Roundup 16.11.09

Android News: Videos from Droidcon NYC have begun to appear on the Touchlab channel on Youtube.  Features talks from a wide range of industry leaders like Facebook, Google, Pinterest, and Square. Ars Technica has updated their tome-like history of Android.  Great read if you have a long commute and are keen to learn more about the beginning … Continue reading Android Weekly Roundup 16.11.09