Fresco is just awesome!

https://code.facebook.com/posts/366199913563917

http://frescolib.org/

Although you may also want to read this thread: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=9111849

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Nice Shimmer library by Facebook

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https://github.com/facebook/shimmer-android

original post: https://code.facebook.com/posts/636856646421011/shimmer-for-android/

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- If somebody tells you they tested their website on Android, laugh evilly and show them this slidedeck

Awesome presentation!

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Android Phone EditBox with validation and country flag

I haven’t found any good code snippet for Phone EditBox with nice country flags and validation. So I created my own version.

What I am talking about:

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proguard-android.txt is missing

> java.io.FileNotFoundException: \android-sdk\sdk\tools\proguard\proguard-android.txt

Wondering where is “proguard-android.txt” in the lates ADT (rev 23)?
No worries! The universe is not collapsing. It is just a packaging bug! :)

https://code.google.com/p/android/issues/detail?id=72400

Download your own local copy or proguard-android.txt

secret

Medium post about “Secret” infrastructure. It’s Google App Engine and Go! Unsurprisingly… it is created by Google Engineer:)

Read more:
https://medium.com/secret-den/demystifying-secret-12ab82fda29f

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Android Arsenal

That’s quite good collection!
“A categorised directory of libraries and tools for Android”

http://android-arsenal.com/

Contribute what you have in your bookmarks!:)

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Foursquare like map animation (sliding panel) with ListView

If you are wondering how to achieve map and listview behaviour like in Foursquare – this post is for you.
Here’s a short video what I’m talking about:

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Android Activity Lifecycle

This is very old topic. Back to 2009 – some day I promised to myself to read android javadoc method by method. I didn’t:) So even now from time to time I find interesting methods in interesting places. Like onUserLeaveHint() and onUserInteraction() in Activity (API v3).

Anyway, here is an interesting picture of complete Activity Lifecycle originally posted on G+. Just found it on reddit today.

complete android fragment activity lifecycle

http://staticfree.info/~steve/complete_android_fragment_lifecycle.png

just in case you missed it

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Android Map v2 clustering

Just a quick reference for different Android Map clustering solutions:

android clustering

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