Tag: Productivity

  • Show layout bounds from command line

    Lately I found myself clicking through Android Settings menu to enable and disable “Show layout bounds” to check if views are where are supposed to be a bit too often. Using the menu once is OK. Using the menu twice is still OK. I live by the Rule of three so when I hit the […]

  • My IntelliJ Plugin Collection – Kotlin Fill class

    I spend on average 8 hours a day using Intellij and, over the years I created quite a collection of useful plugins. This is the first article of a series where I will present all the plugins I use every day 😄 Kotlin Fill Class One of the Kotlin tools I use every day are […]

  • Uninstall and Run in one shot in Android Studio

    As an Android developer, I live my life one repetitive task after another: Clean, Run Uninstall, Run Restart Clean, Restart Restart with Debugger Click here, click there. Tap on the phone. Open menu. Tap menu. It never ends. Plug-in to the rescue To ease up the pain, we developers tend to create tools and one […]

  • ADB over WiFi

    A few days ago, I built a device holder to place as many devices as possible on my desk without losing my sanity (https://medium.com/@hamen/first-hardware-project-of-2016-device-holder-4ef25670c507). One more step in that direction is solving the charging issue: N devices, with turned on screen, wifi and gsm data vs Powered USB Hub Poor USB Hub cannot win against […]

  • First hardware project of 2016: device holder

    “Ingredients” Old TV/VCR shelf Velcro Scissors 5 minutes /! Rocket science alert /! Flip the shelf. Place velcro on both the shelf and the back of the device. Attach the device.