Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Episode 84: Instant Apps

Tor, Chet, and Patrick
In this episode, Chet and Tor talk with Patrick Baumann from the Instant Apps team. We cover everything from Instant to Apps.

Links:



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Patrick@PatrickBaumann
Chetgoogle.com/+ChetHaase@chethaase
Torgoogle.com/+TorNorbye@tornorbye

Thanks to continued tolerance and support by our audio engineer, Bryan Gordon.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Episode 83: The Deal of the ART

In which Chet and Tor Romain Guy talk with Nicolas Geoffray from the ART team about runtime performance, including various optimizations in the Oreo release.

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Links
Romaingoogle.com/+RomainGuy@romainguy
Chetgoogle.com/+ChetHaase@chethaase
Torgoogle.com/+TorNorbye@tornorbye

Thanks to continued tolerance and support by our audio engineer, Bryan Gordon.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Episode 82: Tooling Around

Tor, Chet and Romain discussing studios

In this episode, Chet, Romain and Tor discuss the recently released Android Studio 3.0, the upcoming 3.1 preview release, KotlinConf, and whatever else happened to be on their mind last week.

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Links
Android Studio 3.0 Release Announcement
Android Studio 3.1 Preview


Romaingoogle.com/+RomainGuy@romainguy
Chetgoogle.com/+ChetHaase@chethaase
Tor: google.com/+TorNorbye@tornorbye

Thanks to continued tolerance and support by our audio engineer, Bryan Gordon.

Monday, November 6, 2017

Episode 81: Gradle Sync

Tor, Alex, and Chet in the Android-related Studio
In this episode, Chet and Tor sync with Alex Ruiz on Gradle, and in particular, the IDE integration of Gradle into Android Studio, past and upcoming performance work, the project structure dialog, APK Debugging, and more.

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Alex: google.com/+AlexRuiz, @alexRuiz
Chetgoogle.com/+ChetHaase@chethaase

Thanks to continued tolerance and support by our audio engineer, Bryan Gordon.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Episode 80: Crash Talk

In which Chet and Tor Dan Sandler talk with Andrea Falcone and Matt Willis from the Crashlytics team about (wait for it...) Crashlytics!

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Links

Crashlytics for Android
Andrea@asfalcone
Matt@mattwillis
Dan: google.com/+DanSandler@dsandler
Chetgoogle.com/+ChetHaase@chethaase

Thanks to continued tolerance and support by our audio engineer, Bryan Gordon.
The audio this time was recorded on sub-standard portable mics and mixed by Dan and Chet. Sorry.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Episode 79: Picking Up Garbage

David, Mathieu, and Chet
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.

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Links
Chetgoogle.com/+ChetHaase@chethaase

Thanks to continued tolerance and support by our audio engineer, Bryan Gordon.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Episode 78: Notification Explication

In this episode, Chet and Tor Dan Sandler talk with Julia Reynolds from the Android System UI team about Notifications: channels, Do-Not-Disturb, Dots, ... it's all here.

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Links
Dan: google.com/+DanSandler@dsandler
Chetgoogle.com/+ChetHaase@chethaase

Thanks to continued tolerance and support by our audio engineer, Bryan Gordon.
The audio this time was recorded on sub-standard portable mics and mixed by Dan and Chet. Sorry.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Episode 77: Android Internals with Effie Barak

Tor, Effie, Chet
In this episode, Chet and Tor talk with Effie Barak from Pinterest about Android internals and about measuring and improving app performance.

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Links

Effie@CodingChick
Chetgoogle.com/+ChetHaase@chethaase

Thanks to continued tolerance and support by our audio engineer, Bryan Gordon.

Friday, September 1, 2017

Episode 76: Kotlin-n-stuff

Romain, Chet, Jake!, and Tor
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.

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Links



Jakegoogle.com/+JakeWharton@JakeWharton
Romaingoogle.com/+RomainGuy@romainguy
Chetgoogle.com/+ChetHaase@chethaase

Thanks to continued tolerance and support by our audio engineer, Bryan Gordon.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Episode 75: Project Treble - for the HAL of it

Iliyan, Romain, Chet, and a complete lack of Tor.
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.

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Links:
Here Comes Treble blog post
Shut the HAL Up blog post
Hot Shots! movie

Iliyan@imalchev
Romaingoogle.com/+RomainGuy@romainguy
Chetgoogle.com/+ChetHaase@chethaase

Thanks to continued tolerance and support by our audio engineer, Bryan Gordon.

Friday, August 4, 2017

Episode 74: Graphics

Chet, Romain, Mathias, and Tor (not pictured)
in the very fancy and highly-decorated recording studio
In this episode, Chet and Tor 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.

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Romaingoogle.com/+RomainGuy@romainguy
Chetgoogle.com/+ChetHaase@chethaase

Thanks to continued tolerance and support by our audio engineer, Bryan Gordon.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Episode 73: Architecture Components 2 - Persistence

Sergei, 3D Chet,  Tor, 2D Chet, and Yigit.
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.

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Links
Android Architecture Components
Google I/O 2017: Architecture Components - Introduction
Google I/O 2017: Architecture Components - Lifecycle
Google I/O 2017: Architecture Components - Persistence and Offline
Github Samples

Yigit: @yigitboyar
Sergei@ZelenetS
Chetgoogle.com/+ChetHaase@chethaase

Thanks to continued tolerance and support by our audio engineer, Bryan Gordon.

Friday, June 30, 2017

Episode 72: Architecture Components 1 - Lifecycle

Yigit, 2D Chet, Tor, 3D Chet, and Sergei.
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.

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Links
Android Architecture Components
Google I/O 2017: Architecture Components - Introduction
Google I/O 2017: Architecture Components - Lifecycle
Github Samples

Yigit: @yigitboyar
Sergei@ZelenetS
Chetgoogle.com/+ChetHaase@chethaase

Thanks to continued tolerance and support by our audio engineer, Bryan Gordon.

Friday, June 23, 2017

Episode 71: Things

Chet, Lee, Ari, and Tor, in repose.
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.

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Links
Android Things
Android Things sessions at Google I/O

Chetgoogle.com/+ChetHaase@chethaase

Thanks to continued tolerance and support by our audio engineer, Bryan Gordon.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Episode 70: Color

Chet, Romain, and Tor in the totally
professional recording studio
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.

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Links
Android O Developer Preview
Google I/O 2017: Understanding Color
360|AnDev: U and I

Romain Guygoogle.com/+RomainGuy@romainguy

Thanks to continued tolerance and support by our audio engineer, Bryan Gordon.

Monday, June 5, 2017

Episode 69: IO IO

Dan, Chet, Chiu-Ki, Chris, Huyen, Mark, Corey, and Kaushik
In 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.

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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 Gopal: @kaushigopal
Tor: google.com/+TorNorbye@tornorbye

Thanks to continued tolerance and support by our audio engineer, Bryan Gordon.

Friday, June 2, 2017

Episode 68: Profiler

Tor, Esteban and Chet in the Studio.
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 the podcast was recorded, the profiler has added support for OkHttp.


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Links
Android Profiler in Android Studio 3.0

Tor: google.com/+TorNorbye@tornorbye

Thanks to continued tolerance and support by our audio engineer, Bryan Gordon.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Episode 67: Fontastic

In this episode, Chet and Tor talk 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.

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Links


Google I/O Session: What's New in Android Support Library
Google I/O Session: Best Practices to Slim Down your App Size
Android O Features and APIs
Android Support Library

Chetgoogle.com/+ChetHaase@chethaase
Alan: google.com/+AlanViverette@alanviverette

Thanks to continued tolerance and support by our audio engineer, Bryan Gordon.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Episode 66: Kotlin!

Tor, Yigit, Chet, and Romain, in our very fancy
ADB recording studio
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.

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Links


Android Announces Support for Kotlin
Kotlin Koans (online tutorial)

Romain: google.com/+RomainGuy@romainguy
Yigit: plus.google.com/111851968937104436377@yigitboyar
Tor: google.com/+TorNorbye@tornorbye

Thanks to continued tolerance and support by our audio engineer, Bryan Gordon.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Episode 65: Emulator

Chet, Huan, Jamal and Tor
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.

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Links


Tor: google.com/+TorNorbye@tornorbye

Thanks to continued tolerance and support by our audio engineer, Bryan Gordon.

Monday, April 17, 2017

Episode 64: Gradleweiss

Chet, Jerome, Xav, Tor, and Gradle (not pictured).
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.

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Links


Chetgoogle.com/+ChetHaase@chethaase
Tor: google.com/+TorNorbye@tornorbye

Thanks to continued tolerance and support by our audio engineer, Bryan Gordon.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Episode 63: Dagger

Chet, Gregory and Tor in the dark
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.

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Links
Chetgoogle.com/+ChetHaase@chethaase
Tor: google.com/+TorNorbye@tornorbye

Thanks to continued tolerance and support by our audio engineer, Bryan Gordon.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Episode 62: It Depends

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...

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Links
Support Library

Alan+AlanViverette
Chris: +ChrisBanes@chrisbanes, blog
Chet+ChetHaase@chethaase
Tor: +TorNorbye@tornorbye


Friday, January 13, 2017

Episode 61: Kernel Panic

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.

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Links
A/B system updates

Chet+ChetHaase@chethaase
Tor: +TorNorbye@tornorbye