A log of the the articles that I have read.

# Week 2016-11-7 “The idea of keeping the same job for life becomes less realistic as technology advances.”
Lihsuan Lung @ 8thlight blog
Make Yourself Dispensable

Week 2016-10-3

“I need to display data on a page, not perform Sub Zero’s original MK fatality.”
Jose Aguinaga @ hackernoon.com
How it feels to learn JavaScript in 2016

Week 2016-9-21

“Android Studio 2.2 is the update you do not want to miss.”
Jamal Eason @ Android Developers Blog
Android Studio 2.2

“Kotlin Android Extensions is basically a view binder that will let you use your XML views in your code by just using their id”
Antonio Leiva @ antonioleiva.com
Kotlin for Android (IV): Custom Views and Android Extensions

“Charge people what you think it’s worth, do what you can with what you have, and focus on doing a really damn good job.”
Claire Lew @ Medium
How we generated $712,076.64 in revenue with two people in a little over two years

Week 2016-7-25

“We need to choose a language, or two, or three. A small set of simple frameworks. Build up our tools. Solidify our processes. And become a goddam profession.”
Robert C. Martin (Uncle Bob) @ The Clean Code Blog
The Churn

“If technology would be better we will be not talking about patterns”
Rob Pike @ OSCON OSCON 2010: Rob Pike, “Public Static Void”

Week 2016-6-01

“Type Aliases When you want to pass a function (say, a foo and bar to buzz), you end up repeating this function signature many times. That is why people want some abbreviation mechanism, to give a name to this complex type.”
Andrey Breslav @ Kotlin Night
Where We Stand & What’s Next for Kotlin

“If you have a big project and want to arrange your folders, quickly see which layout, drawables, values, etc. belongs to which screen try to use resource folder — per screen android project structure.”
Dmytro Danylyk @ Medium
Android Project Structure — alternative way

” There are three main ways this can be done: programmatically, in XML, or automatically via an annotation.”
Ian Lake @ Medium
Intercepting everything with CoordinatorLayout Behaviors

“Actually, the LinearLayout already manages a notion of spacing between elements.”
Cyril Mottier @ cyrilmottier.com Grid Spacing on Android

Week 2016-5-23

“First Find a View, then perform an action on it and finally verify the resulting state.”
Wojtek Kaliciński @ Android Developers Channel
Android Testing Support - Android Testing Patterns #1

“UnitTesta are the more basic tests, but basic is not the same as unimportant”
Wojtek Kaliciński @ Android Developers Channel
Android Testing Support - Android Testing Patterns #1

“Do Less / Be Lazy”
Addy Osmani @ Google I/O 2016
Progressive Web Apps across all frameworks

“They were able to prevent Oracle from setting a dangerous precedent”
Quincy Larson @ Medium
Who won Google VS Oracle? Developers won

Week 2016-5-16

“With Vector Asset Studio you only have to think about one asset file”
Kaushik Gopal @ Fragmented Podcast All about Vector support on Android

“You need social interaction, Cabin Fever is a real thing.”
Donn Felker @ Fragmented Podcast Working Remotely

“Can the image be a Vector Drawable? VP, No? -> Do we support WebP? WebP, No? -> Does it need transparency? PNG, No? -> Is it simple? PNG, No? -> Is it complex? JPG”
Colt McAnlis @ Google IO 2016
Image compression for Android developers

“Exhausting multiple implementations and solutions to a problem is essential for ironing out the best approach.”
Jake Wharton @ jakewharton.com
Coercing Picasso To Play With Palette

“You want your classes to be named after the behaviour they exhibit, following the Single Responsibility Principle you should know what this responsibility/behaviour is.”
Paul Blundell @ novoda’s blog
This one simple change for better class naming will blow your mind

“Adding a hash at the end of the URL is one way to represent that the dialog box is visible”
Jason Follas @ falafel’s blog Fixing the Back Button: A Simple SPA Behavior using Location Hash

Week 2016-5-9

“In the Activity lifecycle, there is this beautiful step onSaveInstanceState() that will be called before onDestroy().And, when your Activity is created, there’s a matching step onRestoreInstanceState()”
Joanna Smith @ Medium
Activity Revival and the case of the Rotating Device

“Functions are contravariant in the input type and covariant in the output type.”
Alvaro Polo @ Type Inference
Covariance and Contravariance

“The layout scrollFlags attribute is the magic that will make it go” Joanna Smith @ Android Developers Channel AppBarLayout and scrolling gestures (Android Development Patterns Ep 6)

“The trick is to use the tools:text="@string" to see your views pre filled with data on the preview window. “ Alexandru Simonescu @ alexsimo blog Mastering tools namespace on Android

Week 2016-5-2

“Tu código no debería ser menos testable porque utilices un singleton. Es menos testable porque invocaste a getInstance donde no tenías que invocarlo.”
Sergio Arroyo @ Fatiguitas de un Informático
Los singletons no son malos, es la sociedad que los corrompe

Week 2016-4-18

“I prefer to call it Isolated test instead of Unit tests” JB Rainsberger @ youtube J B Rainsberger Integrated Tests Are A Scam HD

“XP: A progression of ideas from broad and abstract values through principles, to concrete practices” Martin Fowler @ martinfowler.com
ExtremeProgramming

“Now any class can use the code that we want to reuse, they just need to reference the dependency that has the code we want to share.”
Rui Figueiredo @ Blinking Caret
Why composition is superior to inheritance as a way of sharing code

Week 2016-4-11

“Los requisitos del cliente van en la capa de dominio” Jorge Juan Barroso @ GDG DevFest Córdoba 2015. GDG DevFest Córdoba 2015. Track 1.Persistiendo que es gerundio

“There are 3 common mistakes custom views: Useless calls to onDraw(), useless pixels and wasted CPU cycles.”
Ian Ni-Lewis @ Google Developers Youtube Channel Custom Views and Performance (100 Days of Google Dev)

“Rather than allocating an object each time once is needed it makes more sense allocate a group of free objects at one time”
Colt McAnlis @ Google Developers Youtube Channel
Object Pools (Android Performance Patterns Season 2 ep5)

“Dalvik and ART (for the moment) don’t use a compacting garbage collector, a model in which the GC will run through the heap and move living objects into adjacent memory locations”
Michael S. @ Yelp Engineering Blog
http://engineeringblog.yelp.com/2015/07/glide-how-yelps-android-app-loads-images.html

Week 2016-4-4

“Whenever you’re really confused, break things down.”
Andy Bartholomew @

“The main idea behind Model View Presenter is to decouple the view implementation from the domain layer adding a concept named Presenter where the presentation logic is implemented.”
Pedro Pedro V. Gómez Sánchez @ Karumi Blog
Inside Rosie - The Presentation Layer

“Dependency injection is passing dependencies (inject them) via constructor” Antonio Leiva @ antonioleiva.com
Dependency injection on Android: Dagger (Part 1)

“La antifragilidad, la propiedad de un sistema que más allá de la resiliencia y la robustez, consiga MEJORAR a partir del fallo.”
David Bonilla @ La Bonilista
El pastor de Cisnes Negros

Week 2016-3-28

“Alert Dialog is where we easily can find the Builder pattern in Android” Donn Felker @ Fragmented Podcast 016: Effective Java for Android developers : Item 2

“A static factory method we use in android is the Toast class.” Kaushik Gopal @ Fragmented Podcast
014: Effective Java for Android developers : Item 1

“When gradle in in its initialization phase in order to determine what is executed in which order it use DAG (direct acyclic graph)”
Annyce Davis @ Fragmented Podcast
033: Talking Gradle with GDE Annyce Davis

Week 2016-3-21

“Si alguien con un salario de 31.000€ está entre el 20% de los profesionales mejor pagados en España es que algo marcha mal, muy mal.”
David Bonilla @ La Bonilista
Big Macs y barro

“Lambda is not exactly the same as an object”
Antonio Leiva @ antonioleiva.com
Kotlin recipes for Android (I): OnGlobalLayoutListener

Week 2016-2-29

“Do we want to put a limit on the technology that protects our data?”
Bruce Sewell @ Apple’s opening statement to Congress over its FBI fight, via engadget
http://www.engadget.com/2016/02/29/apple-fbi-congress-statement/

“This type of misunderstanding happens between human drivers on the road every day”
Google @ Google’s February self-driving report, via The Verge
A Google self-driving car caused a crash for the first time

“Everyone has to has to care about performance: users leave feedback about bad performing applications 3 times more than anything else.”
Colt McAnlis @ Coffee with a Googler
Coffee with a Googler: Chat with Colt McAnlis

“La forma de garantizarte un salario digno no será usar software con más o menos habilidad, sino construirlo.”
David Bonilla @ La Bonilista
El día que los robots se comieron a los lobos

“Learn a new programming language this year”
Donn Felker @ Fragmented Podcast
028: Tips and tricks we picked from 2015

Week 2016-2-22

“As things are immutable you don’t have that many side effects” Hadi Hariri @ Fragmented Podcast 020: Talking Kotlin with Hadi Hariri

“React has values, about the way the software should be structure” Nick Schrock @ React Conf 2016 React.js Conf 2016 - Nick Schrock - Keynote

“Creer es crear” Mario Alonso Puig @ Agora Talentia Mario Alonso Puig , regalate estos 15 minutos de sabiduría

“In 2007, the two roommates living in San Francisco couldn’t afford to pay rent.” Biz Carson @ Business Insider
How three guys turned renting out an air mattress in their apartment into a $25 billion company

“It’s extremely difficult to convert an app into a profitable business” Enrique Dans @ Medium
The app economy: it’s all about critical mass

“Perder o vender los datos de nuestros usuarios debería ser una falta tan grave como romper el Juramento Hipocrático para los médicos”
David Bonilla @ La Bonilista
Enclave Seguro

“VR is going to be the most social platform” Mark Zuckerberg @ MWC Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2016 Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2016 Live Stream

“Idling: Espresso waits until the app is “idle” before performing the next action and checking the next assertion.”
Chiu-Ki Chan @ Square Island
Espresso: Custom Idling Resource

Week 2016-2-15

“After the first time registerIdlingResource() is called, all subsequent calls for an idling resource with the same name won’t have any effect”
Stefano Dacchille @ Jimbo Blog
Wait for it…a deep dive into Espresso’s Idling Resources

“Acceptance tests are the ones that make sure your entire feature (or a certain aspect of the feature) is implemented correctly.” Egor Andreevici @ egorands Blog Testing a sorted list with Espresso

“We run them because we are afraid. We are afraid because we are uncertain what the system will do.” Robert C. Martin (Uncle Bob) @ The Clean Code Blog
Stabilization Phases

“Good life is made of good relationships” Robert Waldinger @ TED Talks What Makes a Good Life? Lessons from the Longest Study on Happiness | Robert Waldinger | TED Talks

“Sad face” Rebecca Franks @ http://riggaroo.co.za/ Optimizing Layouts in Android Reducing Overdraw

“Your new friend, windowBackground”
Saul Molinero @ saulmm.github.io
Avoiding cold starts on Android

Week 2016-2-8

“A craftsman takes pride in his work an strives to do the best job he can.”
Micah Martin @ blog.8thlight
Definition of Software Craftsman

“I figured it would have been easier to publish to JCenter than it actually was!”
Danielle Emma Vass @ Medium
How to Publish Your Android Studio Library to JCenter

Un gran problema en el desarrollo software es la comunicación entre los desarrolladores y los expertos del dominio.
Carlos Morera de la Chica @ devexperto
Introducción a Domain Driven Design (DDD): Parte 1

“The drawback of working remotely is that it can feel like you’re surrounded by plenty of people.”
David Heinemeier Hansson @ Signal v. Noise
Cabin fever

“It is a column data base that execute queries much much faster than row databases like SQLite”
Christian Melchior @ Fragmented Podcast
027 – Realm Realm Realm your boat (with Christian)

“No one likes your style”
Drew Hamlett @ Medium
How to fix Javascript… maybe

“They never wanted to host your app, they just wanted you to use Facebook login.”
Sascha Konietzke @ Medium
They never wanted to host your app. The real reasons why Parse shut down.

Week 2016-2-1

“J2ObjC is not a Java emulator, but instead translates Java to Objective-C classes that extend the iOS Foundation Framework.”
Tom Ball @ google opensource blog
J2ObjC 1.0 Release s

“You should consider process death a natural part of your app’s lifecycle”
Ian Lake @ Medium Who lives and who dies? Process priorities on Android

“DRAFF: Deliver Really Awesome Features Fast” Israel Ferrer @ Øredev Conference ANDROID DEVELOPMENT LIKE A PRO

“Cualquier instanciación de clases complejas o módulos es una violación de este principio”
Antonio Leiva @ devexperto
Principio de Inversión de Dependencias (SOLID 5ª parte)

Week 2016-1-25

“In the right environment event a turtle can be fast”
Paul Bakaus @ ampproject.org
What Is AMP?

“Use Fragments at your risk… They use the tasty Burrito pattern” Israel Ferrer @ Fragmented Podcast
026 – LetMeExplainYou AndroidDev like a pro

“minSdkVersion (lowest possible) <= targetSdkVersion == compileSdkVersion (latest SDK)”
Ian Lake @ Medium
Picking your compileSdkVersion, minSdkVersion, and targetSdkVersion

“Using React means being part of something bigger.” Sacha Greif @ Discover Meteor
The State Of Meteor Part 2: What Happens Next

“Ninguna clase debería depender de métodos que no usa” Antonio Leiva @ devexperto
Principio de Segregación de Interfaces (SOLID 4ª parte)

Weeek 2016-1-18

“But as a professional, putting my (or my team’s) productivity at risk it gives me pause.”
Reto Meier @ Medium
How Often Should You Update Android Studio?

“Si un método sobrescrito no hace nada o lanza una excepción, es muy probable que estés violando el principio de sustitución de Liskov.”
Antonio Leiva @ devexperto
Principio de sustitución de Liskov (SOLID 3ª parte)

“It’s no secret that Meteor is in a state of flux right now.”
Sacha Greif @ Discover Meteor
The State Of Meteor Part 1: What Went Wrong

“2015 is when web development went to shit.”
Drew Hamlett @ Medium
The Sad State of Web Development. Random thoughts on web development

Weeek 2016-1-11

“Una entidad de software debería estar abierta a extensión pero cerrada a modificación.”
Antonio Leiva @ devexperto
Principio Open/Closed (SOLID 2ª parte)

“Hacer un poquito cada día, pero todos los días, es uno de los pocos secretos que puede haber para seguir prosperando.”
Jorge Castillo @ devexperto
Qué he aprendido hasta hoy

“Nothing happens in our society unless it is mediated by software.”
Robert C. Martin (Uncle Bob) @ The Clean Code Blog
Prelude to a Profession

“Best knowledge workers view their time like the best investors view their capital.”
Kate Matsudaira @ The Spark Notebook
How to do time blocking

“Javascript Lost but Programming Won.”
Gary Bernhardt @ Destroy all Software
The birth & death of javascript

Weeek 2016-1-4

“You didn’t list the important decisions. You listed the irrelevant ones.”
Robert C. Martin (Uncle Bob) @ The Clean Code Blog
A Little Architecture

“I will continuously ensure that others can cover for me, and that I can cover for them.”
Robert C. Martin (Uncle Bob) @ The Clean Code Blog
The Programmer’s Oath

“Un objeto debe realizar una única cosa.”
Antonio Leiva @ devexperto
Principio de responsabilidad única (SOLID 1ª parte)