I guess I updated recently to the latest linux-headers-kernel and my laptop decided to surprise me one morning. It just didn’t boot up. It got stuck at the point where it said it couldn’t find the dkms.conf file.
I am so sad to see really good developers leaving because we are not doing products but projects an unknown CTO Believe it or not, I heard the above on a lunch with the whole Android team and with the CTO of the whole company that I was working for. What does it mean to … Continue reading Are you a product developer or a project developer? →
After months and months dealing with this freaking issue that has become a pain in the ass, for real, there is this article: That made things working again. I just cannot believe how much effort is needed to make a simple bluetooth headset work on Ubuntu. It still doesn’t work great, but it is fine.
In Android we have to deal with both big screen and small screens, tablets, watches, TVs and many other devices. In our case, we had a device with a 3.2″ display and other one with 5″ display. And on both of them we show a DatePicker dialog to choose a date. And guess what? Especially … Continue reading How to make DatePicker stretch when CalendarView does not fit the screen? →
Setting a toolbar title on the activity should be easy, right? But what about if you want do it through a fragment? Still easy? Well, not exactly. The issue is that you may try to touch the toolbar in a moment where the activity is actually still not inflated. This will cause an exception immediately … Continue reading Approaches not to cause a crash when setting toolbar title on the activity through a fragment →
From time to time I get this really nasty bug where the toolbar in Android Studio is aligned to the start of the screen. I mean the part where you select the device and press Run, for some reason sometimes just moves to the left and bringing it back to the right is a bit … Continue reading Fix the display of the toolbar in Android Studio →
Generating a signed build using Android Studio Arctic Fox version 2021.3.1 seem to be a tricky thing to do. I spent several hours just to figure out where the issue is and at the end, I still don’t know what is the exact reason for signing to not work.
Sometimes even simple and easy stuff can be complex on Android. Such is the case where you want to have a bottom sheet dialog with rounded corners which expands to fullscreen. Here is how I did it on Android 6.
Recently I played around with the integration of Google Cast inside Exoplayer and I was really amazed to see how bad it is and how much it sucks. I decided to write this post with the idea it will help someone else who is also struggling with the Google Cast integration for exoplayer. Requirements So … Continue reading Why integration of Google Cast alongside Exoplayer really sucks? →
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