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Episode 79: Picking Up Garbage

10/18/2017
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In this episode, Chet talks with David Sehr and Mathieu Chartier from the Android Runtime (ART) team, primarily about garbage collection as well as other recent ART improvements in O. Subscribe to the podcast feed or download the audio file directly. Links Performance and Memory Improvements in ART (Google I/O video on YouTube)Chet: google.com/+ChetHaase, @chethaase Tor: google.com/+TorNorbye, @tornorbye Thanks to continued tolerance and support by our audio engineer, Bryan Gordon.

Duration: 00:36:42


Episode 78: Notification Explication

9/28/2017
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In this episode, Chet and Dan Sandler talk with Julia Reynolds from the Android System UI team about Notifications: channels, Do-Not-Disturb, Dots, ... it's all here. Subscribe to the podcast feed or download the audio file directly. Links Notification ChannelsNotification DotsDan: google.com/+DanSandler, @dsandler Chet: google.com/+ChetHaase, @chethaase Tor: google.com/+TorNorbye, @tornorbye The audio this time was recorded on sub-standard portable mics and mixed by Dan and Chet....

Duration: 01:01:08


Episode 77: Android Internals with Effie Barak

9/11/2017
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In this episode, Chet and Tor talk with Effie Barak from Pinterest about Android internals and about measuring and improving app performance. Subscribe to the podcast feed or download the audio file directly. Links Android in Tanenbaum's Operating Systems bookEffie's Android Internals talk at 360|AnDev Effie: @CodingChick Chet: google.com/+ChetHaase, @chethaase Tor: google.com/+TorNorbye, @tornorbye Thanks to continued tolerance and support by our audio engineer, Bryan Gordon.

Duration: 01:21:46


Episode 76: Kotlin-n-stuff

9/1/2017
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In this episode, Chet, Romain and Tor talk with Jake Wharton about his new role as an engineer on the Android team at Google, and about Kotlin in particular. Subscribe to the podcast feed or download the audio file directly. Links Parcelable proposalKotlin extension functionsOkHttpOkioRetrofitWireMoshi Jake: google.com/+JakeWharton, @JakeWharton Romain: google.com/+RomainGuy, @romainguy Chet: google.com/+ChetHaase, @chethaase Tor: google.com/+TorNorbye, @tornorbye Thanks to...

Duration: 00:54:57


Episode 75: Project Treble - for the HAL of it

8/17/2017
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In this episode, Chet and Romain (no Tor in sight. Anyone seen Tor? He was on the calendar appointment, totally expected him to show) talked with Iliyan Malchev from the Treble project. Treble was introduced in May of this year as an important step toward faster and more frequent release updates on devices. Subscribe to the podcast feed or download the audio file directly. Links: Here Comes Treble blog post Shut the HAL Up blog post Hot Shots! movie Iliyan: @imalchev Romain:...

Duration: 00:54:16


Episode 74: Graphics

8/4/2017
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in the very fancy and highly-decorated recording studioIn this episode, Chet and Romain talk with Mathias Agopian, who has worked on (or been the entirety of) the Android graphics team since before Android 1.0. We talk about SurfaceFlinger, PixelFlinger, tearing, buffering, optimizations, and other fun low-level graphics and performance details. Subscribe to the podcast feed or download the audio file directly. Romain: google.com/+RomainGuy, @romainguy Chet: google.com/+ChetHaase,...

Duration: 00:47:05


Episode 73: Architecture Components 2 - Persistence

7/18/2017
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In this episode, Chet and Tor talk [more] with Yigit Boyar and Sergei Vasilinetc about the new Architecture Components project that was announced at Google I/O. In particular, we talk about Persistence. This is a continuation of the conversation we started in Episode 72, which was about Lifecycle. But this one is all about ROOM, the persistence APIs in the Architecture Components project. Subscribe to the podcast feed or download the audio file directly. Links Android Architecture...

Duration: 00:54:28


Episode 72: Architecture Components 1 - Lifecycle

6/30/2017
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In this episode, Chet and Tor talk with Yigit Boyar and Sergei Vasilinetc about the new Architecture Components project that was announced at Google I/O. In particular, we talk about the Lifecycle part of Architecture Components. Stay tuned for a future episode about the Persistence API. Subscribe to the podcast feed or download the audio file directly. Links Android Architecture Components Google I/O 2017: Architecture Components - Introduction Google I/O 2017: Architecture...

Duration: 00:51:22


Episode 71: Things

6/23/2017
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In this episode, Chet and Tor talk with Lee Campbell and Ari Hausman-Cohen from the Android Things team about that project and IoT in general. Subscribe to the podcast feed or download the audio file directly. Links Android Things Android Things sessions at Google I/O Chet: google.com/+ChetHaase, @chethaase Tor: google.com/+TorNorbye, @tornorbye Thanks to continued tolerance and support by our audio engineer, Bryan Gordon.

Duration: 00:43:10


Episode 70: Color

6/19/2017
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In this episode, Chet and Tor talk with Romain Guy about color, spanning topics from how color works (on devices and in our eyes) to specific color technologies/specifications like sRGB and wide-gamut displays to specific features that are now available in the Android O Preview release. Subscribe to the podcast feed or download the audio file directly. Links Android O Developer Preview Google I/O 2017: Understanding Color 360|AnDev: U and I Romain Guy: google.com/+RomainGuy,...

Duration: 00:48:35


Episode 69: IO IO

6/5/2017
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Mark, Corey, and KaushikIn this episode, Chet and !Tor talked with a veritable mob of Android app developers about interesting stuff from Google I/O 17 and in the Android O preview release. Subscribe to the podcast feed or download the audio file directly. Links Android O Developer Preview Android@Google I/O Sessions Dan Lew: @danlew42 Chiu-Ki Chan: @chiuki Chris Lacy: @chrismlacy Huyen Tue Dao: @queencodemonkey Mark Allison: @MarkIAllison Corey Latislaw: @corey_latislaw Kaushik...

Duration: 00:44:02


Episode 68: Profiler

6/2/2017
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In this episode, Chet and Tor talk with Esteban de la Canal about the new profiling tools in Android Studio 3.0. Join us to hear about the CPU profiler, the memory profiler, the network profiler, allocation tracking, heap dump analysis, changes to Android O to support low overhead profiling and more. This episode was recorded three months ago, so some details around version numbers and release dates are off, but the information should still be useful and interesting. And in the time since...

Duration: 00:48:00


Episode 67: Fontastic

5/24/2017
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In this episode, Chet talks with Clara Bayarri and Alan Viverette about downloadable fonts, fonts in XML, EmojiCompat, and other new features in the v26 beta 1 release of the Android Support Library. All of these features were revealed and demonstrated at Google I/O, so you might also want to check out the I/O talks linked below. Subscribe to the podcast feed or download the audio file directly. Links Google I/O Session: What's New in Android Support Library Google I/O Session: Best...

Duration: 00:54:54


Episode 66: Kotlin!

5/18/2017
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In this episode, Chet and Tor talk with Romain Guy and Yigit Boyar about Kotlin, Android's new officially supported language. Join us to hear a free-ranging discussion about various favorite features of the language. Subscribe to the podcast feed or download the audio file directly. Links Android Announces Support for Kotlin Kotlin Koans (online tutorial) Chet: google.com/+ChetHaase, @chethaase Romain: google.com/+RomainGuy, @romainguy Yigit: plus.google.com/111851968937104436377,...

Duration: 01:08:31


Episode 65: Emulator

5/4/2017
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In this episode, Chet and Tor talk with Jamal Eason and Huan Ren from the Android tools team about the emulator. Tune in learn whether you should use the 32 bit or the 64 bit system images, and more. Subscribe to the podcast feed or download the audio file directly. Links Jamal: google.com/+JamalEason Chet: google.com/+ChetHaase, @chethaase Tor: google.com/+TorNorbye, @tornorbye Thanks to continued tolerance and support by our audio engineer, Bryan Gordon.

Duration: 00:45:25


Episode 64: Gradleweiss

4/17/2017
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In this episode, Chet and Tor talk with Xavier Ducrohet and Jerome Dochez from the Android Studio team. We talk about gradle, gradle, and gradle. And then some more about gradle, rounding out the dicussion with a chat about gradle before ending on a brief discourse on gradle. Subscribe to the podcast feed or download the audio file directly. Links Xav: google.com/+XavierDucrohet, @droidxav Jerome: @dochez Chet: google.com/+ChetHaase, @chethaase Tor: google.com/+TorNorbye,...

Duration: 01:04:09


Episode 63: Dagger

2/22/2017
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In this episode, Chet and Tor talk with Gregory Kick from the Java Core Libraries team at Google about Dagger, as well as Auto, AutoValue and Guava. Subscribe to the podcast feed or download the audio file directly. Links https://google.github.io/dagger/https://github.com/google/auto/https://github.com/google/auto/tree/master/valuehttps://github.com/google/guavaGregory: google.com/+GregoryKick, @gk5885 Chet: google.com/+ChetHaase, @chethaase Tor: google.com/+TorNorbye,...

Duration: 00:48:04


Episode 62: It Depends

2/7/2017
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In this episode, Chet and Tor talk with Alan Viverette and Chris Banes about random things about the Support Library: releases, AppCompat, drawables, Night mode, gradle, support lib modularization, and more. Will it answer all of your Support Lib questions? It depends... Subscribe to the podcast feed or download the audio file directly. Links Support Library Alan: +AlanViverette Chris: +ChrisBanes, @chrisbanes, blog Chet: +ChetHaase, @chethaase Tor: +TorNorbye, @tornorbye

Duration: 00:47:21


Episode 61: Kernel Panic

1/13/2017
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In this episode, Chet speaks with Rom Lemarchand from the Android Systems team. Tune in to hear about the new A/B system updates, kernel patches and much more. Subscribe to the podcast feed or download the audio file directly. Links A/B system updates Chet: +ChetHaase, @chethaase Tor: +TorNorbye, @tornorbye

Duration: 00:36:31


Episode 60: Huyen Tue Dao

12/16/2016
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In this episode, Chet goes Tor-less and speaks with Huyen Tue Dao, an Android developer at Trello, about conferences, learning new things in Android, and Constraint Layout. Subscribe to the podcast feed or download the audio file directly. Links Loving Lean Layout Measure, Layout, Draw, Repeat: Custom Views and ViewGroups A New View: Layout Editor + Constraint Layout Huyen: +HuyenTueDao, @queencodemonkey, randomlytyping.com, youtube.com/androiddialogs Chet: +ChetHaase,...

Duration: 00:45:33

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