The Fragmented Podcast is a podcast for Android Developers hosted by Donn Felker and Kaushik Gopal. Our goal is to help you become a better Android Developer. We chat about topics such as Testing, Dependency Injection, Android Patterns and Practices, useful libraries and much more. We will also be interviewing some of the top Android Developers out there. Subscribe now and join us on the journey of being an Android Developer.
In this short fragment, Kaushik explains how you can trace network requests from your app by adding a special header. Easily trace an HTTP request all the way from a client to your backend web process.
In this episode, Donn and Kaushik talk about productivity tools for developers. As developers, what are some additional tools and utilities that really up your game. If you wanted to see how they tweak their development environments and workstations in ge
In this mini fragment, Donn and Kaushik share some thoughts on real world testing with Android development - a favorite topic of theirs.
Kaushik recently ran into a case where an espresso test fails because the UI stops performing. It's an interesting di
In this episode, we talk to our friend Matt Logan. Matt took some time off and worked on an indie app called Sessions. He built this for both Android and iOS. In this episode we talk to him about his experience building apps on both platforms, techniques,
In this mini fragment, Donn and KG talk about Impostor syndrome. Most of us developers are plagued by this. Does this feeling ever go away? How do we deal with this? Listen to this short episode to find out more.
We all know of ProGuard, we want to use it and like it. But let's face it proGuard ain't pretty. In this episode we have Jeb walk us through the magic of ProGuard.
We talk to Jeb Ware of American Express. Jeb works as an Android developer and has given s
In this episode, Donn and Kaushik talk to Uber's Manu Sridharan on static code analysis. Manu's a badass who did his PhD on the subject! He explains how static code analysis works, how Uber leverages these tools in their app development pipeline and how w
In this mini fragment, Donn asks KG about a recent hackathon side project that he worked on with Kotlin scripting.
We go into kotlin scripting (using kscript), pros cons, setting it up and more. We've added links some interesting resources, so you want t
In this episode, DF and KG decompress. They start off talking about ideas around KISS vs DRY in software engineering. They move on then to talk about a dear topic - functional vs unit testing and then dive into some of the woes of having a testing infrast
In this fragment episode, Donn talks about Kotlin extension functions. He discusses what they are, how to build them, why they're useful, how to organize them, visibility and how to call them Java and much more.