The Busy Coder's Guide to Android Development Version 8.3 Released
Subscribers now have access to the latest release of The Busy Coder’s Guide to Android Development, known as Version 8.3, in all formats. Just log into your Warescription page and download away, or set up an account and subscribe!
This is a fairly small update, in which I:
Added a chapter on Android Things
Fixed some flaws in the chapter on RxJava
Added material on using “transcript mode” to the chapter on advanced
WebViewtechniques, including adding material on using
Updated the chapter on the Design Support Library, showing how to use the CWAC-CrossPort edition of those widgets with
Theme.Material, rather than using the Design Support Library and having to use
Changed a bunch of sample apps to switch from using
onStart(), to be friendlier to multi-window environments
Made various miscellaneous improvements and errata fixes
The next book update should be no later than early April. The timing depends in large part on if Google ships something significant (Android Studio 2.3? Android 7.2? O Developer Preview? Android for Datacenters?!? Google Knit?!?!?) that I need to cover quickly.
Want an expert opinion on your Android app architecture decisions? Perhaps Mark Murphy can help!