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ToggleButtonLayout: Easily Create Toggle Buttons for Your Android App

While Android provides floating action buttons, navigation views, and other useful items in its design support library, there's no out-of-th...

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16 Kotlin Tips for Android Development

Savvy Apps started using Kotlin for its new Android projects late in 2016, right around when Kotlin 1.0.4 was released. Initially, we saw an...

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How to Start Android Development with an iOS Background

If all you've ever done in the past is iOS development, looking to build an app on Android might make you feel like you're entering the Wild...

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Why It Makes Sense to Update Your App by Launch Day

App creators will get their chance to unveil updated versions of their apps for iOS 9 and watchOS today and Android 6.0 later this fall. Tho...

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How to Use Deep Linking in Your Mobile App

What is deep linking? Deep linking enables app creators to drive user engagement and simplify the app onboarding process. It’s useful in tra...

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Google I/O 2015: What Android (and iOS) Developers Need to Know

At Google I/O this year, Google has preempted Apple with their announcements about Android M. While it's been rumored for some time now that...

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Android vs iOS: Which platform to build for first?

The question of "which platform to build an app for first" has been a popular one for the past five years. Often ideological or headline-foc...

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Spring Cleaning for Your Smartphone

Lookout is one of our favorite Android apps and they provide some great tips here for keeping your smartphone safe and secure with some spri...

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Initial Impressions of the Glass Development Kit (GDK)

Google released the Glass Development Kit— also known as the GDK—in mid-November. As a Glass Explorer, I was ecstatic to be able to start cr...

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The State of Android Emulators

One of the really useful but underrated tools of the Android platform is the Android Emulator. At first glance, it seems like a woefully und...

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Android Talk at George Washington University

Our Director of Technology Luis de la Rosa did an Android talk at George Washington University in October 2013. The class he spoke at focuse...

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