Google Cloud Test Lab – and why you should care about it.

Google Cloud Test Lab – and why you should care about it.

If you have worked on any really popular app you will know the pains involved in development: thousands of different devices, different configurations, or different versions of Android. Now we may think that we have the most of these devices covered but the inevitable will happen. You are bound to have some guy with some …

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Retrofit 2 – Mocking HTTP Responses

Retrofit 2 – Mocking HTTP Responses

In the previous post, I discussed implementing a custom Retrofit Client to mock out different HTTP response codes. This mechanism works well for Retrofit versions 1.9 and below but has its drawbacks. After trying out Retrofit 2, I have adjusted the previous sample and managed to achieve the same results (with some improvements 😀).

Mocking API Responses using a Retrofit Client in Android (Retrofit 1.9)

Mocking API Responses using a Retrofit Client in Android (Retrofit 1.9)

Writing test cases in Android can be quite a daunting task, especially the handling of different server responses. Testing error responses can be quite problematic and your app might not cover all the different scenarios. If you are using Retrofit 1.9 and below to do your network calls, testing error responses can be quite simple. There …

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Android Data Binding – Part 2

Android Data Binding – Part 2

In Part 1 I gave an introduction into the Android Data Binding Library. I suggest reading that post first before reading further. In this post I am going to discuss the following : Binding Adapters Binding Events Two Way Binding Binding Adapters Creating an adapter and using Android Data Binding for each item is quite simple. …

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