Monday, June 19, 2017

Episode 70: Color

Chet, Romain, and Tor in the totally
professional recording studio
In this episode, Chet and Tor talk with Romain Guy about color, spanning topics from how color works (on devices and in our eyes) to specific color technologies/specifications like sRGB and wide-gamut displays to specific features that are now available in the Android O Preview release.

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Links
Android O Developer Preview
Google I/O 2017: Understanding Color
360|AnDev: U and I

Romain Guygoogle.com/+RomainGuy@romainguy

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

Monday, June 5, 2017

Episode 69: IO IO

Dan, Chet, Chiu-Ki, Chris, Huyen, Mark, Corey, and Kaushik
In this episode, Chet and !Tor talked with a veritable mob of Android app developers about interesting stuff from Google I/O 17 and in the Android O preview release.

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Links
Android O Developer Preview
Android@Google I/O Sessions

Dan Lew: @danlew42
Chiu-Ki Chan: @chiuki
Chris Lacy: @chrismlacy
Huyen Tue Dao: @queencodemonkey
Mark Allison: @MarkIAllison
Corey Latislaw: @corey_latislaw
Kaushik Gopal: @kaushigopal
Tor: google.com/+TorNorbye@tornorbye

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

Friday, June 2, 2017

Episode 68: Profiler

Tor, Esteban and Chet in the Studio.
In this episode, Chet and Tor talk with Esteban de la Canal about the new profiling tools in Android Studio 3.0. Join us to hear about the CPU profiler, the memory profiler, the network profiler, allocation tracking, heap dump analysis, changes to Android O to support low overhead profiling and more.

This episode was recorded three months ago, so some details around version numbers and release dates are off, but the information should still be useful and interesting. And in the time since the podcast was recorded, the profiler has added support for OkHttp.


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Links
Android Profiler in Android Studio 3.0

Tor: google.com/+TorNorbye@tornorbye

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

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Episode 67: Fontastic

In this episode, Chet and Tor talk talks with Clara Bayarri and Alan Viverette about downloadable fonts, fonts in XML, EmojiCompat, and other new features in the v26 beta 1 release of the Android Support Library. All of these features were revealed and demonstrated at Google I/O, so you might also want to check out the I/O talks linked below.

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Links


Google I/O Session: What's New in Android Support Library
Google I/O Session: Best Practices to Slim Down your App Size
Android O Features and APIs
Android Support Library

Chetgoogle.com/+ChetHaase@chethaase
Alan: google.com/+AlanViverette@alanviverette

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

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Episode 66: Kotlin!

Tor, Yigit, Chet, and Romain, in our very fancy
ADB recording studio
In this episode, Chet and Tor talk with Romain Guy and Yigit Boyar about Kotlin, Android's new officially supported language. Join us to hear a free-ranging discussion about various favorite features of the language.

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Links


Android Announces Support for Kotlin
Kotlin Koans (online tutorial)

Romain: google.com/+RomainGuy@romainguy
Yigit: plus.google.com/111851968937104436377@yigitboyar
Tor: google.com/+TorNorbye@tornorbye

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

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Episode 65: Emulator

Chet, Huan, Jamal and Tor
In this episode, Chet and Tor talk with Jamal Eason and Huan Ren from the Android tools team about the emulator. Tune in learn whether you should use the 32 bit or the 64 bit system images, and more.

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Links


Tor: google.com/+TorNorbye@tornorbye

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

Monday, April 17, 2017

Episode 64: Gradleweiss

Chet, Jerome, Xav, Tor, and Gradle (not pictured).
In this episode, Chet and Tor talk with Xavier Ducrohet and Jerome Dochez from the Android Studio team. We talk about gradle, gradle, and gradle. And then some more about gradle, rounding out the dicussion with a chat about gradle before ending on a brief discourse on gradle.

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Links


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

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

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Episode 63: Dagger

Chet, Gregory and Tor in the dark
In this episode, Chet and Tor talk with Gregory Kick from the Java Core Libraries team at Google about Dagger, as well as Auto, AutoValue and Guava.

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

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

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Episode 62: It Depends

In this episode, Chet and Tor talk with Alan Viverette and Chris Banes about random things about the Support Library: releases, AppCompat, drawables, Night mode, gradle, support lib modularization, and more.

Will it answer all of your Support Lib questions? It depends...

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Links
Support Library

Alan+AlanViverette
Chris: +ChrisBanes@chrisbanes, blog
Chet+ChetHaase@chethaase
Tor: +TorNorbye@tornorbye


Friday, January 13, 2017

Episode 61: Kernel Panic

In this episode, Chet speaks with Rom Lemarchand from the Android Systems team.

Tune in to hear about the new A/B system updates, kernel patches and much more.

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Links
A/B system updates

Chet+ChetHaase@chethaase
Tor: +TorNorbye@tornorbye