TL;DR: I used Google Sheets + Translate + AppScript to build a completely free and robust Automated Android Localization Tool! 🐼 So this started when I found the below tweet:
This isn’t a click-bait article! I will explain how to make your Android build time shorter than the reading time of this post (hopefully) 🏃🏻
Lifecycle events in Android. It has been a pain point for Android developers all over the world. It is no brainer that, most of the times the main cause of a memory leak in the codebase is because an invalid state is accessed which is out of sync with the lifecycle of the activity/fragment of the app.
DISCLAIMER: If you consider yourself a beginner, intermediate, expert or a ninja in the Android realm, this secret sauce still applies to you. TL;DR: Build Something.
It all starts when some android developer tries to figure out a solution to a problem he/she is having while building their “Awesome Android App”.
While working on various projects, there have been times when I have had to implement various gesture-based events. Every time I have had to do that I had to write the whole code for getting the SensorManager and getting access to the SensorEvent, plus the extra logic to detect the gesture.
Most of us are engineers and at the end of the day humans. So basically we all are bound to make mistakes. As an Engineer we make such mistakes in code quite often and even if we do not admit it , they do exist.
Lets face it we all have been there , trying to fiddle with managing our emulators and dev devices. And at max we would do is try to manually manage it.