003: The RxJava show with Dan Lew (Part 1)

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In this episode of Fragmented, Donn and Kaushik interview Dan Lew – druid of RxJava & RxAndroid! In part 1 of this 2 part series, we find out more about the one they call Dan Lew. We ask Dan how he started off as a developer, how he stays on top of development, where he draws inspiration from for amazing Android development and much more. We then begin disarming the glorious beast that is RxJava touching upon it’s benefits and begin discussion of some common operators.

Dan’s open source contributions:

Staying on top of Android Development:

Dan’s  favorite apps:

Android Games that Dan plays

Working Remotely:

Getting started with  RxJava:

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002: Android Studio

In this episode of Fragmented, Donn and Kaushik talk about the official IDE for Android development – “Android Studio”. Why should you care about your IDE? Is Android Studio really open source? What are some of the advantages of using Android Studio? How can you customize and tweak Android Studio so you take your android development game to the next level? Listen to this episode and find out. The awesome picks for this episode are particularly awesome too.

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Show Notes/Links

Android Studio (official IDE):

“Open source-ness” of Android Studio:

Environment customizations:

Annotation Magic:

Learning Android Studio resources:

The most important things on the internet:

Awesome picks:

@donnfelker and @kaushikgopal