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ISSUE #261

1st of August 2021
 

Hi Kotliners. Jetpack Compose 1.0.0 is out there, and we have already seen a boom in content just after a few days. Expect more Compose in the near future - and if you work with Android, it might not be a bad idea to start checking it out seriously.



Announcements


Jetpack Compose is now 1.0: announcing Android’s modern toolkit for building native UI
Jetpack Compose has been finally announced. In this article you will be able to see everything included in the latest version.
android-developers.googleblog.com

Improved IDE Performance, Better Debugging Experience, and More for Kotlin in Latest IntelliJ IDEA
The latest IntelliJ is coming with a lot of support for Kotlin, if you haven't checked it yet you should do it soon.
blog.jetbrains.com



Articles


Kotlin in Education
Ksenia Shneyveys shares in this post the current state of Kotlin in education, the benefits of including it in academic curricula, and the resources and initiatives we have for educators.
blog.jetbrains.com

Consider factory functions instead of constructors
In this new article from the Effective Kotlin book, why you should consider Factory functions instead of constructors.
kt.academy

How does suspension work in Kotlin coroutines?
Suspending functions are the hallmark of Kotlin coroutines. This article describes how suspending works.
kt.academy

Spring Boot Permissions/Routing/Packaging Fun with React.js and Okta
Ken Yee describes the problems he encountered recently when setting up a Spring Boot microservice API protected with Okta authentication and used by a React.js web app.
kenkyee.medium.com
 


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Android


Browsing Jetpack Compose samples
Now that Jetpack Compose has been released, it will be a fantastic time to check out their samples. Anton Shilov does it for you.
dev.to

Recycler View Internals - I: Birth Of ViewHolder
Is it possible to implement a Recycler View from Scratch? Chetan Gupta claims it is, and he started a series of articles on the topic.
chetangupta.net

In-depth look at gRPC for Android
Victor Brandalise wrote an article with a detailed analysis of gRPC for Android.
victorbrandalise.com

Cleaning up the Navigation (Jetpack Compose)
Shreyansh Lodha provides some tips on how to clean up the navigation using Jetpack Compose.
unusedvariable.dev

Providing AssistedInject supported ViewModel for Composable using Hilt
In this article, we’ll be seeing how you can obtain the instance of ViewModel for usage in Composable screen which is supported by AssistedInject.
medium.com



Podcast


FastHub with Kosh Sergani
Nico Corti speaks in this new chapter with Kosh Sergani, author and maintainer of FastHub.
thebakery.dev


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