AntennaPod 27th Pull Request: more global and more inclusive

I love contributing to products that I use daily. One of those is the open source Android podcast player AntennaPod. For my 27th pull request: Discovery filter by country & hide discovery on first subscribe screen to the source code project I wanted to accomplish the following. Give people who are offended by certain top […]

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Android Dev: Linting

In order to suppress linting warnings that do not make sense, one can use the @SuppressLint decorator.  In order to know which warning string to use, here is a quick time.  Thank you StackOverflow Tonys-MacBook-Air:tools tonytam$ pwd /Users/tonytam/Library/Android/sdk/tools Tonys-MacBook-Air:tools tonytam$ !. ./bin/lint –list | grep -i used “UnusedAttribute”: Attribute unused on older versions “UnsafeDynamicallyLoadedCode”: load […]

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Android Dev: EventBus : Publisher + Subscriber

While trying to implement a feature for AntennaPod to allow users to auto skip intros and endings in this pull request #3975, I need to be able publish the event when a preference has changed and for a previous object with state that has already read the value of the preference to refresh it’s content. […]

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Debugging Android Auto As A Developer

In order to debug Android Auto cd ~/Library/Android/sdk ./platform-tools/adb forward tcp:5277 tcp:5277 ./extras/google/auto/desktop-head-unit On your phone/emulator, turn on debugging then in Android Auto Settings -> Start head unit server Reference: Setup for Android Autos – https://developer.android.com/training/cars/media Setup your testing environment – https://developer.android.com/training/cars/testing See Tony’s PR contribution to AntennaPod

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Podcast Ecosystem : Fun Facts

When I started working on a hackathon project to publish the Splunk .conf videos from our conf.splunk.com site into a podcast form, I learned a lot that I didn’t know.  This learning through hands on work has led me to contributing software code to an open source project call AntennaPod.  I will write more later […]

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Design and building Android wear app with my daughter

On Oct 5th, my co-worker Ollie R. and I were chatting during breakfast and he was showing me his Android Wear watch. When he told me that developing for wearable devices is pretty new and something worth getting into, I went to Amazon the next day and bought a refurbished 2014 Moto 360 for $112 […]

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