Friday, August 9, 2019

Episode 119: Kotlin with Andrey Breslav

Tor, Andrey, Romain, and Chet (not pictured)
Tor and Romain spoke with Andrey Breslav, the lead language designer at Jetbrains for Kotlin. They talked about coroutines, flow, performance, islands near St. Petersburg, evolution of the language, and many other Kotlin-y things.

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Thursday, August 1, 2019

Episode 118: Authentic Podcast

Sandra, Carlos, Chet and Romain [authenticated]
In this episode, Chet and Romain chat with Carlos Valdivia and Sandra Kwan from the Android Identity and Authentication team, covering related topics like authentication, ID, autofill, backup and restore, and more.

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Chet@chethaase
Romain@romainguy
Tor@tornorbye





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Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Episode 117: Kotlin Coroutines

Tor, Yigit, Sean, Romain and Chet doing their (co)routine.
Coroutines are Kotlin's approach to asynchronous programming and they are making their way into various Jetpack libraries. In this episode Tor, Chet and Romain have a chat with Sean McQuillan from DevRel and Yigit Boyar from the Jetpack team to discuss what coroutines are, what problems do they solve and how to use them.

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Thursday, June 27, 2019

Episode 116: CameraX

Chet, James, Vinit, and Tor, in reverse-polish notation.
Tor and Chet talked with Vinit Modi and James Fung from the CameraX team. CameraX is a Jetpack support library that released in alpha form at Google I/O 2019. It offers developers an easier way to embed camera functionality while performing more consistently across Android versions (back to Lollipop) and across various devices.

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Chet@chethaase
Romain@romainguy
Tor@tornorbye



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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Episode 115: Jetpack Compose

Tor, Chuck, Leland and Romain
Jetpack Compose is an unbundled UI toolkit written in Kotlin and based on the reactive programming model that was recently introduced at Google I/O. Compose is not ready for production yet but is now being developed in the open on AOSP. In this episode Tor and Romain have a chat with Chuck and Leland to discuss how Jetpack Compose works and some of the goals and ideas behind its design.

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Episode 114: Pocket Casts Cast

Romain, Philip, Ben, Tor, and Chet
(listed in alphabetical order)
In this episode, Chet, Romain and Tor talk to Philip Simpson and Ben Trengrove from the cast of Pocket Casts. We talk about their app, coincidentally called "Pocket Casts," and how they implemented various features like Material, audio, and even how the company made a complicated weather app for a country where it's always sunny.
Oh, and we talked about some of the stuff happening at Google I/O 2019, because that's when we recorded this conversation.

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Friday, May 17, 2019

Episode 113: IO19

Tor, Romain and Chet
In this episode, Chet, Romain and Tor discuss the Android-related announcements at Google I/O this year -- Android Q, Jetpack Compose, Project Marble, etc.

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