Community Blog

This blog exists as a centralized collection for documenting anything and everything that exists in open source software. If you would like to contribute your own article to this collection, please see the instructions in the blog's repository on GitHub.

Introduction to Android: Contexts, Intents, and the Activity lifecycle March 18 2019
A basic overview of the main components of an Android app and how they interact with each other and the Android system.
Joining Freenode IRC: A Guide March 6 2019
Basic (but detailed) instructions for setting up a Freenode IRC account through various clients.
Continuous Integration with Travis CI for Android November 14 2018
An in-depth tutorial explaining how to set up Travis CI to deploy signed builds to Google Play. Among other things.