Do you remember the good old ListView? Back then it was the only option for showing items in scrolling lists. Then, at some point, a new player entered the field – the RecyclerView. For some period of time I was definitely confused about which one should I use. But day by day the RecyclerView took the whole stage and there was almost nothing left for the old ListView. Nowadays, if you need a listing functionality, the RecyclerView is the place to go. But what was the reason behind the success of the RecyclerView? Let’s try to find out!
With Android 6.0 Marshmallow a really important feature was introduced to the Android users. Yes! I’m talking about the run-time permissions. The “all or nothing” approach related to the app’s permissions was wiped out. If running on Marshmallow or a later version, the users can enable and disable permissions whenever they want. And that’s how the nightmare for all of us, the developers, began!Read More »