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On Using SnapHelper to Create a RecyclerView

Last night I was curious: how easy is it to create a horizontal RecyclerView with snapping? Not hard at all; take a look at the code:

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Android

Create Hundreds of ArrayList Records for RecyclerView Testing

Some times we need to create lots of records for testing. For example, we're building a custom RecyclerView and need data to test with. We don't necessarily have the correct data to display yet (maybe from a RESTful API). We just need┬ásample data. Thankfully, with Kotlin, this is very easy. Simply create an ArrayList<String> and […]

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How to get Started with Android App Development

Never built an Android app? Not a software engineer? Interested in the promising field of Android app development? Here's your guide to getting started -- and published in Google Play. Download Android Studio Connect a Physical Device Learn Kotlin Sign up for Google Play Developer Console Use Stack Overflow Never Stop Learning Download Android Studio […]

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Beginner's Android App Development Course (2018 Edition) now on YouTube

Today I started a new YouTube series aimed at beginners wanting to get into Android app development. The series will go throughout all of 2018, with new videos being published weekly. Software is eating the world, and you want to be at the forefront of it. I prefer Android over iOS, although, to be honest, […]

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Android

YouTube Tutorial: Create a Horizontal RecyclerView using Kotlin

See how to create a horizontal RecyclerView in Android Studio 3.0 using Kotlin. It's not that different than using Java. The syntax is changed a little, but hopefully you can understand. Need help? Send me a DM on Twitter; I'm available to help ­čÖé

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Using ConstraintLayout to re-create Facebook

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Android Studio 3.0 Tutorial: Create Facebook News Feed Screen

In my latest Android tutorial, learn how to create a Facebook News Feed-style design using Kotlin, RecyclerView, ConstraintLayout and CardView.

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Android

New Tutorial: Duplicate Facebook using Android Studio 3.0

I just started a new YouTube series called Duplicate Facebook. Every day for the next week, I'll add a new video to the playlist, each video describing how Android Developers can clone certain Facebook screens in Android Studio 3.0. See the Day 1 video here. Follow this blog for updates, or check out my GitHub […]