A Book is Born

“Any time anything works out, if you don’t acknowledge the huge luck factor, you’re kind of a jerk.”
–Ficus Kirkpatrick

Cover art by Daniel Sandler, cover design by Gretchen Achilles


Illustration by Virginia Poltrack

Google I/O 2021, RenderScript deprecation, #MADSkills Navigation episodes, articles, and a podcast episode

NiA38 in Video and Podcast Form


Illustration by Virginia Poltrack

Android 12, MAD Skills WorkManager, AndroidX, Articles, Training, and an ADB podcast episode

NiA37 in Video and Podcast Form


Illustration by Virginia Poltrack

Jetpack Compose beta, #AndroidDevChallenge, Android 12, WorkManager, Android for Cars library, RecyclerView, Coroutines, and a podcast

NiA35 in Video and Podcast Form


Illustration by Virginia Poltrack

MAD Skills Kotlin+Jetpack and MotionLayout, AndroidX, Hilt and WorkManager articles, MotionTags screencasts, and an ADB podcast episode on WindowManager

NiA33 in Video and Podcast Form


Illustration by Virginia Poltrack

Kotlin & Jetpack APIs, a new course on Navigation, several articles, and a podcast episode

NiA32 in Video and Podcast Form


It’s all my fault



Illustration by Virginia Poltrack

Modern Android development content, documentation enhancements, AndroidX releases, articles, and a podcast episode

NiA31 in Video and Podcast Form


Illustration by Virginia Poltrack

Lazy Initialization

Chet Haase

Android and comedy. Not necessarily in that order.

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