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How To Reach Your Goals in Half the Time Your Think Possible

Reach Goals Fast

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Hello there! Ok, today is a first non technical post about my strategy I use to achieve goals. Achieve them fast. I’m not going to pretend like I achieve all of my goals, not even a half! But lately I found a strategy that works incredibly great for me, I’ve never felt getting results like this before.

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Android App Shortcuts

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Hey there! There’s still not too many 7,1 Android versions, but let’s make something that could have a great use in future, app shortcuts. The API is extremely easy, takes just few minutes to implement¬†it in your app. I bet you can do it faster than reading this post. I’m not kidding. Let’s get started then!

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Android Look Up For New Library

Android Look Up For New Library

Hey, there’s an easy way to automatically update your dependency libraries to the latest version. Just replace a number with plus and you’ll get latest library version. But that’s not recommended because you can build your release APK with a different library version than you were testing, which can cause issues. Today we’ll look how to keep your libraries up-to-date in a controlled way.

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Android Best Practices

Android Best Practices
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Really want to write about some of the principles I learned and think that beneficial to consider. They are not Android related in particular, you can apply them for any platform/language. Because writing code just so it does the job is first thing, after that you start figuring out how to make it easier to understand. At least for yourself. There’s nothing as frustrating as your own code that makes you stuck wondering what the hell it does.

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Android Top Things I Like About Kotlin

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Hey there! Should you take the time to learn Kotlin? It’s a relatively new language, it’s definitely better than Java. And when web developers have their languages evolving so fast it’s kinda irritating to use the language version that was released more than 10 years ago. Yes, we can use Jack&Jill (which doesn’t support Instant Run yet) or Retrolambda, but that’s still the language level from 3 years ago. So let’s talk about more sweet stuff Kotlin introduces
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Android Firebase RecyclerView With Geofire

Android Firebase RecyclerView With Geofire

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Hey guy, there’s two ways to fetch data from Firebase. First – ¬†listen to node which is the list of items you want to display. You get the whole list in data snapshot and you just display it or you listen for children changes. Second is to fetch different node keys and listen to them. In particular, that’s what happens when you use Geofire. You just get ids and from that point have to fetch one by one. That’s what we’re going to talk about today.

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