Tag: Android

8 posts


1 May 2021
Building an RSS reader for Android #6: Another DAO
This is the third and last part of the mini-series within a series which has been my last few posts, which has all to do with data access objects within our app …
30 Apr 2021
Building an RSS Reader for Android #5: Data access objects and SQL queries, continued
In my last post, I wrote about one of the data access objects within our app, called FeedsDao, which contains all methods that have to do with accessing Feed data in our database …
14 Apr 2021
Building an RSS reader for Android #4: Data access objects and SQL queries
Picking up where I previously left off, a DAO is an abstract class or interface that contains definitions of methods for interacting with our database …
6 Apr 2021
Building an RSS Reader for Android #3: Setting up a relational database, many-to-many relationships, and Room
Previously in this series, I wrote about FeedParser and FeedSearcher, each representing a data source for the app …
16 Jan 2021
Building an RSS Reader for Android #2: Searching for feeds using Feedly's Search API
Previously, I wrote about the component that handles retrieving and parsing raw RSS feeds from the web …
3 Jan 2021
Building an RSS reader for Android #1: RSS feed retrieval and parsing
I've been meaning to write a series of posts about how I built NiceFeed—not a tutorial nor a step-by-step kind of thing, but more like a walkthrough of all the moving parts, how they came to be, and how they all fit together …
4 Oct 2020
NiceFeed: Updating all subscriptions at once (And, picking up Python)
Per my earlier post, I had a nice break last week from working on NiceFeed while my internet was unusable …
26 Sep 2020
NiceFeed: An update, and taking a break
Due to current widespread disruption of internet services in the Philippines, I am taking a short break from NiceFeed through the end of the month, and plan to use the time to… stop staring at my computer screen all the time …