Once you’ve covered the basics with The Sketchnote Handbook and The Sketchnote Workbook, you might find yourself wanting to learn more about art and design. Looking to other disciplines will help your sketchnotes (as well as other aspects of your life you haven’t discovered yet!).
It’s that time of year to reflect on the past and look toward the future. A lot of great stuff happened this year:
This post will walk you through configuring your machine for Android development.
Don’t fear the unknown. I felt insecure early in my career and would get nervous when pairing with developers who knew what they were doing. Part of me didn’t want to admit I didn’t know how to test so I shunned it instead.
Start early in your career. It makes you a better coder that thinks more clearly about the code you are writing. Testing is important and shouldn’t just be practiced by experienced developers. Continue reading 6 Testing Tips
I was inspired by my recent appearance on the Fragment podcast to get recording! I can’t wait to share what we talked about on the show, but in the meantime …
An idea I’ve been kicking around for a while was show Android TDD in action. The Android Activity Book gives a thorough introduction, but since it’s a book, it’s harder to get an immediate feel for TDD.
To make it more accessible, I created an Android Kata so that people could practice TDD on a small throw away app. I gave this as a workshop to my coworkers and they really loved working through the example project. I turned it into a downloadable workshop so that you can walk through it too.
Get your copy today! I’d love to hear your feedback.
It’s great to see the top Android developers in the world — all in one place! It felt like everyone I’ve ever met at past international and domestic conferences was there.