Android Kotlin Basics – “val” and “var”

About This Series This “Android Kotlin Basics” blog series is all about fundamentals. We’ll take a look at the basics of building Android apps with Kotlin from the SUPER basics, to the standard basics, to the not-so-basics. We’ll also be drawing comparisons to how things are done in Kotlin vs. Java and some other programming languages … Continue reading Android Kotlin Basics – “val” and “var”

Android Kotlin Basics – Extension Functions and Properties

About This Series This “Android Kotlin Basics” blog series is all about fundamentals. We’ll take a look at the basics of building Android apps with Kotlin from the SUPER basics, to the standard basics, to the not-so-basics. We’ll also be drawing comparisons to how things are done in Kotlin vs. Java and some other programming languages … Continue reading Android Kotlin Basics – Extension Functions and Properties

Android Kotlin Basics – Package Level Functions and Members

About This Series This “Android Kotlin Basics” blog series is all about fundamentals. We’ll take a look at the basics of building Android apps with Kotlin from the SUPER basics, to the standard basics, to the not-so-basics. We’ll also be drawing comparisons to how things are done in Kotlin vs. Java and some other programming languages … Continue reading Android Kotlin Basics – Package Level Functions and Members

Android Kotlin Basics – Static Classes and Functions

About This Series This “Android Kotlin Basics” blog series is all about fundamentals. We’ll take a look at the basics of building Android apps with Kotlin from the SUPER basics, to the standard basics, to the not-so-basics. We’ll also be drawing comparisons to how things are done in Kotlin vs. Java and some other programming languages … Continue reading Android Kotlin Basics – Static Classes and Functions

Android Kotlin Basics – Visibility Modifiers

About This Series This “Android Kotlin Basics” blog series is all about fundamentals. We’ll take a look at the basics of building Android apps with Kotlin from the SUPER basics, to the standard basics, to the not-so-basics. We’ll also be drawing comparisons to how things are done in Kotlin vs. Java and some other programming languages … Continue reading Android Kotlin Basics – Visibility Modifiers

Android Kotlin Basics – Property Encapsulation

About This Series This “Android Kotlin Basics” blog series is all about fundamentals. We’ll take a look at the basics of building Android apps with Kotlin from the SUPER basics, to the standard basics, to the not-so-basics. We’ll also be drawing comparisons to how things are done in Kotlin vs. Java and some other programming languages … Continue reading Android Kotlin Basics – Property Encapsulation

Pluralsight Course Announcement – Building Android Apps with Kotlin: Getting Started

Today’s the day! My first Pluralsight course Building Android Apps with Kotlin: Getting Started has finally released! Take a look at the course here: https://app.pluralsight.com/library/courses/building-android-apps-kotlin-getting-started/ And read below for more information. What’s in it for me? In this course, we take an introductory look at Android application development with the newest language set out to replace Java … Continue reading Pluralsight Course Announcement – Building Android Apps with Kotlin: Getting Started

Android – Comparing Models in Kotlin, Java, and C# for Xamarin

Models are an obvious important part of our applications we develop. It’s how we define our data and because of that, we can grow our models to be quite large in number. This post will look at comparing the definition of models between Java, C# (for Xamarin), and Kotlin. Our example model will be a … Continue reading Android – Comparing Models in Kotlin, Java, and C# for Xamarin

Android.Kotlin – Create a TabLayout

We’ll once again take a break from the cross-platform Xamarin content and look at an example of using the latest Kotlin language from Jetbrains with our native Android applications. In this post, we’ll look at an implementation of a TabLayout with a ViewPager using Kotlin! I also apologize for the lack of useful highlighting of … Continue reading Android.Kotlin – Create a TabLayout

HACKMIT 2019 This Weekend!

HackMIT is this weekend, September 14-15th. I’m happy to announce that I’ll be mentoring as one of the local Microsoft MVPs that were invited to help as part of the Microsoft sponsorship of the event. I look forward to building some incredible applications with some of the brightest students coming to Cambridge! Hack for a … Continue reading HACKMIT 2019 This Weekend!