Show the annual plan first? Or the monthly? Which should you choose? It depends. That’s why you must use A/B tests to prove or disapprove your assumptions about any changes to your app’s checkout experience. Let’s see how it’s done.Continue Reading
Over the past three years, Meetup has undergone a transformation from relying on REST APIs to fully embracing GraphQL. Despite the many benefits, it hasn’t been without its challenges.
In this talk, I’ll cover the benefits of using GraphQL in production, such as how it can streamline API development and improve data retrieval. I’ll also discuss common challenges that arise when implementing GraphQL in production and share best practices for addressing them.Continue Reading
I still remember that day back in May of 2013. I was sitting in Moscone Center, eager to hear what Google had to announce at its annual Google I/O conference. And then it happened. Android Studio was announced. The crowd went wild. And I joined the hundreds of other conference-goers in an attempt to download the brand new app over the conference wifi.
Fast forward to today, it’s been ten years, and Android Studio continues to deliver on its promise. We are both faster and more productive as app developers due to its existence.
So in honor of its ten-year anniversary, here are ten features that will make you fall in love ❤️ with Android Studio. In no particular order…Continue Reading
Each year there’s a new version of the Android SDK released. Along with the myriad of new features come deprecations. When something is deprecated, although it’s still available, it’s best to migrate to the recommended new API. With that being said here are some common deprecations I encountered in my company’s Android codebase and how to fix them.
Deprecated Menu APIs on Fragments
The Fragment APIs for providing a menu to your activity’s
ActionBar have been deprecated as they tightly couple your fragment to your activity and are not testable in isolation. The new
MenuProvider APIs provide a testable, lifecycle-aware equivalent API surface that fragments should use instead.