Holdapp blog
25 March

When Android Lollipop entered on the market, there was a breakthrough. Google provided us with an extensive library of Android Design Support Library which facilitates creating applications that are compliant with the principles of Material Design. Creating a user interface in accordance with these guidelines introduces our software to the next level of design and user-application interaction.

Memory leaks in Android
18 March

Memory leak occurs when you do not release memory allocated before, and you no longer need objects for which this memory has been previously reserved. This involves losing control over a certain area of memory until the end of process life cycle. In some languages, we have to personally deal with releasing memory. In C, we need to use the free instruction, in C++ the delete statement, and in Java? 

Backendless, or an alternative to Parse.com
07 March

Parse.com was one of the most popular MBaaS services (Mobile backend as a service). It facilitated creating a database in a cloud and made access to it available through automatically generated API. Unfortunately, some time ago this project was announced to be closed, which forced us to find an alternative. From many websites of this sort I have finally decided to choose Backendless.com.

Dependency injection with Dagger 2
23 February

Dependency injection is a design pattern the main task of which is to free our code of dependencies. As we all surely realize, code with a minimal amount of dependencies is far easier to manage and change. It's also easier to use and test such code.