Exploring the Play Billing Library for Android

In-app billing is a powerful part of the Android framework that allows us to easily monetise our applications with in-app purchases and subscriptions. Google previously provided us with the in-app billing which allows us to implement this within our apps. However, I remember this never being exactly a straightforward task — we’d have to add a InAppBillingService… Continue reading

Exploring Dialogflow: Understanding Agent Interaction

Dialogflow is a powerful tool that allows us to create conversational tools without the complications of needing to handle natural language processing. But before we dive into the platform, it’s important to understand all of the different concepts that tie together to create the conversational agents that we can create. When I started exploring the… Continue reading

Widgets: Hero

The Hero widget allows us to define that two widgets are related, allowing the system to automatically perform transitional animations for us as we navigate between screens. This allows us to provide a greater experience when transporting users through navigational context, making our app both easier and more pleasant to use. As displayed in the… Continue reading