Håvard Christensen

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Morning Routine Material Released

Most of our projects are made on behalf of other companies, but now and then we take the time to develop projects of our own. Morning Routine is …

Add wearable features to notifications

Your notifications on watches have the same structure as notifications on phones. Additionally, to give users the best experience, Wear OS by Google …

Wearable Tech

Add wearable features to notifications

Your notifications on watches have the same structure as notifications on phones. Additionally, to give users the best experience, Wear OS by Google …

Wearable Tech

Add wearable features to notifications

Your notifications on watches have the same structure as notifications on phones. Additionally, to give users the best experience, Wear OS by Google …

Wearable Tech

Create a notification on Wear

With the introduction of standalone Wear OS apps, both the watch and the phone can be sources of notifications. Use the NotificationCompat.Builder …

Wearable Tech

Grokking RxJava, Part 1: The Basics

RxJava is the new hotness amongst Android developers these days. The only problem is that it can be difficult to approach initially. Functional …

Avoiding Robolectric Shock While Testing Android with Gradle and Espresso

The Android development community’s opinion of the available automated testing capabilities on Android is mediocre at best. Google’s provided …

Material – Part 4

Previously in this series we’ve looked at applying some aspects of Material design to our simple RSS app. In this article we’re going to look at …

Material – Part 3

In the previous article we applied a colour scheme to our RSS reader app using the appcompat library. In this article we’ll look at styling our text …

Material – Part 2

In the previous article we got a simple app working which is a simple RSS viewer showing a list of recent Styling Android posts, and a detail view …

Material – Part 1

At the time of writing, the full Lollipop SDK has just been released including new versions of the support libraries which provide some backwards …

How to Not Freak Out About Material Design

A sane approach to making your app Material<p><b>By Max Weiner, Android Lead at Pocket</b><p>Adopting any new design language can quickly feel, well, …

UI Design

Iterate 78: Google designers talk Material Design

Iterate brings together the best designers and app producers in the business to talk user interface, human interaction, icon design, and user …

Why Use DBFlow

A robust, powerful, and very simple ORM android database library with <b>annotation processing</b>.<p>The library is built on speed, performance, and …

droidicon - Over 1600 icons for Android!

<b>Icons From...</b><p>Google Material Design<br>• FontAwesome<br>• Iconic<br>• Entypo<br>• Meteocons<br>• Unicode Icons<br>• Your own custom icons<p>New<p>* Updated FontAwesome to 4.3 * Unicode Icons …

Introducing Android Network Intents

Android Network Intents is a library that I wrote for Lands of Ruin - a game that two friends and I are developing. To avoid a complicated network …

Google Developers

• Products<br>• Fit<br>• Developer Challenge<p>Google Fit <b><br>Developer Challenge</b><p>We invited developers to create an<br>Android app using Google Fit.<p>The makers of the best apps …

Begin developing with Android Auto

Styling Views on Android (Without Going Crazy)

Styles are hard to get right on Android. There's a lot of potential for frustration. The hierarchy easily devolves into spaghetti code. How often …