Tag: context

  • Dark Mode Musings: Beware of the Context 🌗

    I’ve been working on getting Dark Mode in our app fully supported and I stumbled upon an interesting finding: The Application#applicationContext does not keep information about the theme that you have set via AppCompatDelegate.setDefaultNightMode(), only a View or Activity context has this information stored.  After reading through Chris Banes’ articles and watching some great talks…

  • Fixing Memory Leaks in Android – OutOfMemoryError

    Memory leaks in Android are quite easy to create. The unsuspecting developer might be making a few memory leaks every days without realising. You probably haven’t noticed them yet or even know that they exist. Until you see an exception like this….