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Metova
Posted by Metova
October 13, 2020

In the News: Syria Watch mobile app

Here at Metova we believe that technology can make the world a...

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Metova
Posted by Metova
September 9, 2020

NEWS: Metova Announces Technology Collaboration With the Syrian Emergency Task Force

Metova Announces Technology Collaboration With the Syrian Emergency Task Force Syria Watch...

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Metova
Posted by Metova
September 8, 2020

Syria Watch App: a Q&A with Mouaz Moustafa of the Syrian Emergency Task Force

Mouaz Moustafa, executive director of the Syrian Emergency Task Force answers questions...

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Metova
Posted by Metova
March 27, 2019

Metova Q&A: Mobile App Maintenance

Wondering what App Maintenance means? And why your company needs it?  We...

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Evan Roark
Posted by Evan Roark
January 15, 2018

Handling Memory Leaks on Android

Memory leaks can happen, despite the prevalence of garbage collection in modern programming languages. They can be introduced in different ways in Android apps, but one of the most common is when using native C or C++ code. When leaks make themselves known, it can range from subtle to explosive, anywhere from mild but continuous degradation in performance to outright crashes.

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Jack Malpasuto
Posted by Jack Malpasuto
May 22, 2017

News From Google I/O 2017

Beginning May 17th and spanning a handful of days, Google had its annual developer conference. Google announced what they've been working on since the last I/O conference, and wow, have they been busy! The central theme of the conference was mostly centered around artificial intelligence. If I only had a dollar for each time the words "machine learning" were said...

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Jennifer Pike
Posted by Jennifer Pike
February 13, 2017

Android Wear 2.0

Android fans are excited about Google’s release of Android Wear 2.0 and...

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Jennifer Pike
Posted by Jennifer Pike
December 13, 2016

Get Your IoT Project Started With Android Things

Google is making developing devices and apps for the Internet of Things simple with their Android Things operating system. This is actually an updated and rebranded version of Brillo, which was announced at Google I/O in 2015.

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Riley Mills
Posted by Riley Mills
November 2, 2016

How to Fix Major Version Mismatch Warnings in Gradle

When you see something like the below, what do you do?

major version 51 is newer than 50, the highest major version supported by this compiler.

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Kandace Parker
Posted by Kandace Parker
June 7, 2016

A Non-Developer's Guide to Google I/O

Last month I sat down with our lead Android developer David Thacker to get the scoop on his time at Google I/O. Preface: I'm not a developer, I'm a UI/UX designer who happens to have a deep love and appreciation for all things Google. My favorite thing about David is he explains development to me in a way I can understand. Consider this interview a guide to sounding smart around your developer friends when discussing Android news.

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Metova
Posted by Metova
November 10, 2015

How To Handle Exceptions Properly

Exceptions are useful if you use them properly. If you don't use them properly, you will be ridiculed and write bad code. We'll demonstrate how to handle exceptions correctly by showing some ways NOT to handle exceptions and how you can improve your exception handling.

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Jason Robinson
Posted by Jason Robinson
October 6, 2015

How To Use RxJava As An Event Bus

RxJava has many uses, especially for applications requiring any amount of asynchronous operations. If you do not have experience with RxJava (or any of its sister implementations), I recommend checking it out and seeing if it can help improve your applications. I will not be covering the basics of RxJava in this blog, so a familiarity with the core concepts is recommended. In this blog I will be covering how to create a simple bus implementation using RxJava in a pure Java application. This implementation can be ported to other Java-based platforms, such as Android. There are a few particulars I will cover before jumping into the implementation.

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