The last few days I wrote a couple of Gradle plugins which should simplify our publish process to different repositories. During developing, I ran into issues without knowing their origin. Is the issue part my plugin? Is it a bug inside a plugin which I depend on?
Since the major revamp of the Android Emulator two years ago, we have focused on delivering a fast and feature-rich emulator to help you build great app experiences for users. Today, the Android Emulator is the top device deployed to from Android Studio — more than 2x over physical Android devices. We are humbled to hear from many of you that the Android Emulator has come a long way, but we are not done yet.
When I sat down to build my first android application, I did not have any android layout designs, images or drawable resources to use. I started browsing the internet and found a list of many resources which have helped me design and develop my android applications since.
From Google announcing Kotlin support in Android a year ago, to over 100k respondents of the StackOverflow survey voting it the second most loved language, JetBrains’ baby is thriving. At Pusher, we wanted to learn what’s so special about Kotlin so we decided to dig deeper. We surveyed 2,744 people from January to March 2018 and took the pulse of the ecosystem. Today, we’re proud to introduce you to the state of Kotlin ✨