Monthly Archives: October 2017

Useful Android Studio Plugins

By | October 20, 2017

Here are some plugins that are really handy for developers to speed up their development. 1. ADBWIFI This plugin helps you to debug your app over Wi-Fi. Check out my previous blog post on how to do this without any plugin. 2. DTO generator This plugin is useful when you want to generate corresponding POJO classes for your… Read More »

How to Create Preferences Settings in your app using Android Built-in Settings Preference APIs

By | October 10, 2017

There is often a settings page when we make our app and most of the people end up making it using their own UI. But interestingly Android provides API specific for building preferences using your own values. Check the below UI for my settings Lets see how that is done. Using Preference Headers Preference Headers displays only the… Read More »

Steps to Speed Up/Optimize Android Studio Gradle Build Process.

By | October 1, 2017

Even with good hardware configuration for the system, we often end up with slow gradle build process in Android Studio. So here I will discuss some steps to Speed up Android Gradle build. 1. Stay Up to Date Make sure you have the latest Android Studio and have the latest build tools updated. 2. Create a build variant… Read More »