Category: Code

Kotlin Platform Types

I was coding my own business till my colleague suddenly poked me on the shoulder. He said that he had a crash in his code but couldn’t figure out where. I looked at his screen and checked his code but everything seemed alright to me. So I continued my...

Firebase and Dexguard

When migrating from GCM to FCM I discovered that the application crashes when I made a build with dexguard on. I got a cup of tea and sat down for this one. First I wanted to know what the exception was, therefore I made an debug build with the...

Android API – Log.wtf()?

We all know there are some methods and/or values in the Android API that sound funny and seem to have no purpose. Lets deep dive into a single method and find out its history. For this blog we will have a look at the method: Log.wtf() This method is...

Android API – isUserAGoat()?

We all know there are some methods and/or values in the Android API that sound funny and seem to have no purpose. Lets deep dive into a single method and find out its history. For this blog we will have a look at the method: isUserAGoat() This method is...

Completed Kotlin for Beginners

Every Android develop knows it by now. Google is supporting Kotlin for the developing for Android. You can’t go around it, you see it in meetups, presentations, demo’s and tutorials. It was time for me to dig into Kotlin myself. I started on the Kotlin website where you can...

Associate Android Developer

It was almost the end of 2017. I didn’t want to close this year without the feeling of achieving something big that could help my career as a developer. On paper I call myself an Android Developer even though I never did an exam for this. After googling around...