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Fix Issue With Logs Not Showing Up in Android Studio 2.3 Update

Google recently updated android studio to version 2.3, and just like most updates in the past, this came with some changes that caused a bit of confusion for developers. One of the main issues I encountered was not seeing my logs and debug messages in the debug console, especially when running my app from an emulator. This was actually an intentional change from Google but none the less caused a bit of a distress. If you are facing this issue don’t panic! It’s an easy fix; 1. Go to Run -> Edit Configurations 2. Select the Miscellaneous tab and select the following options; Show ...

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Android Development: Styling Google Maps

Google has a reputation for making development easier and efficient for developers who use their tools and APIs with detailed documentations and well taught free courses. I recently tried implementing styling and reducing how much information is shown on a map via android. My initial approach was to figure out how to remove certain elements from the maps api instance I was using at runtime. This approach would have been quite messy, but also mainly because, I was still figuring out the API. I did some searching and found out that Google actually makes the whole process easier. To implement styling and ...

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Software Review : “Dukto R6”

Have you ever experienced those moments you doubt using a PC and wonder if the Mac life is the way to go? Those awesome moments when Mac users share huge files swiftly via ‘AirDrop’, and you wish there was an awesome program like that for linux or windows? Well, no worries, I did some digging and even though there are a lot of such applications out there, I stumbled upon Dukto, the ultimate simple, easy and fast file sharing application, similar to the core functionality of AirDrop. Dukto R6 is a software project now in it’s 6th release, with many improvements over ...

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