Since I've been on Mastodon for about a month now I think it's time for an #introduction:
I'm a #software #engineer from the #Cologne / #Bonn area in North Rhine-Westphalia, #Germany 🇩🇪. I develop #Android 🤖 apps. I like electronic music 🎶, movies 🎥 and TV shows 📺. I have a dog 🐕 and a few cats 🐈. I like (pristine) nature 🌳. Did I miss something? 🤔 Just ask me!
#Android Studio 3.3 with focus on quality and stability. About time!
Hypothesis: Information technology facilitates blazing fast communication and processes around the world. This speed - which we are now accustomed to - is also expected by individuals in work environment and society. Everything needs to be done faster! We're stressed and healthy habits decrease. Unless people's lives are involved, we should probably slow down a bit. Please discuss!
How to use #Dagger in a multi-module #Android project. By the way, the structure of components and modules mentioned in this article can be more or less also applied for a multi-module project using the #Katana dependency injection library.
#Flutter in Kotlin would be 👌🏼
I'm not a big fan of template projects of complex frameworks or tools (like #Webpack for example) when using them for the first time. I'm overwhelmed by the amount of files and options and have the feeling that I'm missing something. I rather start with an empty directory and create the config files by hand while reading the documentation. Then I know what every option does and have the feeling that the project is perfectly suited for my use case. Anyone else? #dev #softwaredev
An unlimited amount of private repositories are now free on #GitHub! 🎉
"I really like your app. The only annoying thing is that I have to buy the Pro version for all features." I don't get comments like these. What do people expect? That every #app is free? That development of apps doesn't cost a thing? People and companies need to earn money for their work... 🤦🏼♂️
You know what Pac stands for? PAC. Program and Control. He’s Program and Control Man. The whole thing’s a metaphor. All he can do is consume. He’s pursued by demons that are probably just in his own head. And even if he does manage to escape by slipping out one side of the maze, what happens? He comes right back in the other side. People think it’s a happy game. It’s not a happy game. It’s a fucking nightmare world. And the worst thing is? It’s real and we live in it.
I wish every hardware manufacturer would include power adapters with replaceable USB cables so in case the cable breaks you don't have to buy a whole new adapter. #Cat owners will understand! 😉
Well, I had to return that action camera because the accompanying Android app was not able to connect to the camera. I'm not the only one. There are multiple reports of this issue and the manufacturer hasn't fixed it after months 😡 The hardware might be good but without the software it's useless. Now ordered another action camera by a well-known brand for action cams ™ 🤷🏼♂️
"We found that at least 61 percent of apps we tested automatically transfer data to Facebook the moment a user opens the app. This happens whether people have a Facebook account or not, or whether they are logged into Facebook or not."
Investigating Apps interactions with Facebook on Android | Privacy International
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