Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Episode 54: AAPT

In this episode, Chet and Tor talk with Adam Lesinski from the Android framework team. Adam works on aapt (Android Asset Packaging Tool), which compiles the resources used by the framework and for apps. Listen in to learn more about how it works, as well as some of the optional features that aapt provides that you could take advantage of. He also might talk about some of the future development going on for more robust and performant tools. Maybe.

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Chetgoogle.com/+ChetHaase@chethaase
Tor: google.com/+TorNorbye@tornorbye

Thanks to continued tolerance and support by our audio engineer, Bryan Gordon.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Episode 53: ADB on ADB

In this episode, Chet and Tor talk with Elliott Hughes from the native tools and libraries team. He and his team work on ADB, the NDK, and a host of other important low-level Android tools.

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Links:
Android Developers Blog: Improving Stability with Private C/C++ Symbol Restrictions in Android N
Android Developers Blog: Android changes for NDK developers

Elliottgoogle.com/+ElliottHughes
Chetgoogle.com/+ChetHaase@chethaase
Tor: google.com/+TorNorbye@tornorbye

Thanks to continued tolerance and support by our audio engineer, Bryan Gordon.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Episode 52: Multi Window of Opportunity

Rob, Chet, and Tor in our totally professional recording
studio with sophisticated sound baffling equipment.
In this episode, Chet and Tor talk with Rob Carr from the window manager team about... Multi-Window! We also talk about application lifecycle, synchronous SurfaceView, and other window-manager-activity-managery stuff.

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Google I/O 2016 Sessions:
Multi-Window Mode
Android Fireside Chat



Chetgoogle.com/+ChetHaase@chethaase
Tor: google.com/+TorNorbye@tornorbye

Thanks to continued tolerance and support by our audio engineer, Bryan Gordon.

Friday, June 24, 2016

Episode 51: Swisstem UI

Chet, Tor, Jorim, Selim and Adrian
In this episode, Chet and Tor talk with Jorim Jaggi, Selim Cinek and Adrian Roos from the System UI team about all the "math-gic" behind the animations in Lollipop, Marshmallow and N. Favorite quote: "Hopefully works correctly".
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Jorim Jaggigoogle.com/+JorimJaggi
Selim Cinek: google.com/+SelimCinek
Adrian Roos: google.com/+AdrianRoos
Chetgoogle.com/+ChetHaase@chethaase
Tor: google.com/+TorNorbye@tornorbye

Thanks to continued tolerance and support by our audio engineer, Bryan Gordon.

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Episode 50: Constraint Layout

Chet, Tor, Romain, Nicolas and John (mysteriously shadowed)
In this episode, Chet and Tor talk with Romain Guy, Nicolas Roard and John Hoford about the new ConstraintLayout library and layout editor.

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Relevant Links

http://tools.android.com/tech-docs/layout-editor

Romain Guygoogle.com/+RomainGuy@romainguy
Nicolas Roard: google.com/+NicolasRoard@camaelon
John Hoford: google.com/+JohnHoford@johnhoford
Chetgoogle.com/+ChetHaase@chethaase
Tor: google.com/+TorNorbye@tornorbye

Thanks to continued tolerance and support by our audio engineer, Bryan Gordon.

Friday, May 20, 2016

Episode 49: What's New in N

Chet, Romain, and Tor (mysteriously shadowed)
In this episode, Chet and Tor talk with Romain Guy about some of the new features in the Android N preview release.

Favorite feature: "San Jose French"

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Relevant Links

Android Preview

Romain Guygoogle.com/+RomainGuy@romainguy
Tor: google.com/+TorNorbye@tornorbye
Chetgoogle.com/+ChetHaase@chethaase

Thanks to continued tolerance and support by our audio engineer, Bryan Gordon.

Monday, May 9, 2016

Episode 48: ExoPlayer

Oliver and Chet
In this episode, Chet visits the Google's Android office in London and chats with Oliver Woodman about ExoPlayer, an application level media player for Android.



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Relevant Links

ExoPlayer GitHub Project

Tor: google.com/+TorNorbye@tornorbye
Chet: google.com/+ChetHaase@chethaase

Thanks to continued tolerance and support by our audio engineer, Bryan Gordon.