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Build an Android News Media App - Part 4

As we continue to build an app for our Android app for newspaper publishers, let's add a breaking news photo, headline, text and timestamp to our app. With ConstraintLayout, this isn't too hard. This tutorial covers the basics of ImageView's and TextView's, including how to scale photos.

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Android and RxJava: Getting Started

RxJava is a beast to learn, but it can be useful in just about any type of Android app. Today, let’s get started with RxJava basics, and how we can use it to build a simple app.

Android SharedPreferences Tutorial in Kotlin

Saving data across app launches and terminations is easy. SharedPreferences is good for storing small amounts of data, such as a username (String) and password (String).

Android Architecture Components Tutorial: ViewModel + LiveData

Use Kotlin to build a basic Android app using Android Architecture Components. As part of Jetpack, LiveData and ViewModel support a MVVM app architecture.