Shared Element Transitions - Part 1: Activities
Shared Element Transitions are a great way of implementing Material motion and adding some flair to your app. Shared element transitions help the user on their journey through your app by giving them a focal point as they go from screen to screen. They can make your app feel like…
Gotcha when offline caching with OkHttp3
I recently was trying to use an offline cache with OkHttp to store some information. This is handy if the user goes offline and we want them to still see some information. I'd been following this great little tutorial by Annyce Davis on Caster.io. I have used a Retrofit…
This app did the VectorDrawableCompat diet and shed 2.4MB! And it’s so easy, you can do it too!
This article was orginally posted on Medium on March 21st, 2016. You can find it here. If you haven’t heard already, Android now has VectorDrawableCompat, hurrah! There have been a few articles on how to use it already: AppCompat v23.2 — Age of the vectors by Chris Banes Vectors…
Low Carb Chocolate Peanut Butter Bombs
I've recently joined the keto brigade. I'm enjoying the weight loss and experimenting with different foods. Even if it is at the expense of carbs. I'm also enjoying all the bacon, chocolate and peanut butter! I came across a recipe a few weeks ago about making low carb peanut butter…
I Love to Stuff my Face and that's what Sundays are for
I enjoy performing food challenges. Even if they are just food challenges set by myself at home. My girlfriend gets the pleasure of watching these great feats (and also experiences the results after). This time I decided to time lapse my demolishing of a double decker 14 inch pizza. It…