Architecture Components: Room

Florina Muntenescu introduces Room, the persistence library part of Architecture Components. Room allows you to write less boilerplate code, it automatically maps query results to objects, provides compile-time checked queries, makes testing the database and implementing migrations easier, and stops you from doing any database operations on the main thread….

How Snapchat’s filters work

The engineering behind Snapchat’s augmented-reality selfies. /// Subscribe to our channel! is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what’s really driving the events in the headlines. Check out to get up to speed on everything from Kurdistan to the Kim Kardashian app. Check…