Projector: Usage

Regular readers of Styling Android may already be aware that I am very much in favour of using a build server to speed up my builds. In the past, I have documented how I use Mainframer and Mirakle. I have a very meaty 6 core i9 8950HK with 32Gb RAM, and 512Gb SSD running a…

Projector: Setup

Regular readers of Styling Android may already be aware that I am very much in favour of using a build server to speed up my builds. In the past, I have documented how I use Mainframer and Mirakle. I have a very meaty 6 core i9 8950HK with 32Gb RAM, and 512Gb SSD running a…

D8 Desugaring

D8 replaced DX as the default dex compiler in Android Studio (and Android Gradle Plugin) 3.1. It runs faster than DX and produces smaller .dex files, but it’s also capable of some other nice stuff. In this post we’ll look at one of these: desugaring. We’ll explain what that is and what benefits it can…

Mainframer / Mirakle

Build speeds are an important issue when it comes to Android development. While things are certainly improving thanks to the work that the Android Tools team at Google are doing doing to the Android toolchain, and other changes such as incremental compilation in the Kotlin toolchain, there are still occasions where builds are slow. Any…

Muselee 8: Top Artists UI

Muselee is a demo app which allows the user to browse popular music artists. It is not intended to be a fully-featured user app, but a vehicle to explore good app architecture, how to implement current best-practice, and explore how the two often go hand in hand. Moreover it will be used to explore how…

Muselee 7: Top Artists Network

Muselee is a demo app which allows the user to browse popular music artists. It is not intended to be a fully-featured user app, but a vehicle to explore good app architecture, how to implement current best-practice, and explore how the two often go hand in hand. Moreover it will be used to explore how…

Muselee 6: Core Module

Muselee is a demo app which allows the user to browse popular music artists. It is not intended to be a fully-featured user app, but a vehicle to explore good app architecture, how to implement current best-practice, and explore how the two often go hand in hand. Moreover it will be used to explore how…

Muselee 5: Application Module

Muselee is a demo app which allows the user to browse popular music artists. It is not intended to be a fully-featured user app, but a vehicle to explore good app architecture, how to implement current best-practice, and explore how the two often go hand in hand. Moreover it will be used to explore how…

Muselee 4: Gradle Kotlin DSL

Muselee is a demo app which allows the user to browse popular music artists. It is not intended to be a fully-featured user app, but a vehicle to explore good app architecture, how to implement current best-practice, and explore how the two often go hand in hand. Moreover it will be used to explore how…

Muselee 2: Basic Modules

Muselee is a demo app which allows the user to browse popular music artists. It is not intended to be a fully-featured user app, but a vehicle to explore good app architecture, how to implement current best-practice, and explore how the two often go hand in hand. Moreover it will be used to explore how…