Text converters in data binding

Android applications often need to display different attributes in TextViews. Part of those attributes are not simple Strings, which might cause some problems. Let’s assume we have an object User with a birth date field. Now, if user’s birth date needs to be displayed, there are several approaches....

The list of common libraries we use in our apps

Some time ago we noticed that in our apps there are a lot of different libraries, often responsible for the same things, but with distinct APIs, for instance: Retrofit vs Volley, Dagger vs RoboGuice, Requery vs OrmLite. It became difficult to switch to another project or introduce minor changes because...