Archive Monthly Archives: March 2017

Puma config in development vs on Heroku

So that puma web server for ruby, the web server that’s built for speed and concurrency has a weird issue with its configuration on development environment vs on Heroku. For those of who might

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Refreshing Google Login Authentication Token with RxJava and Retrofit 2

This post will be about refreshing expired tokens from Google, which is a topic that the various blog posts on the internets and StackOverflow couldn’t seem to answer. Android development is hilarious

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5 days in Tbilisi, Georgia

I first heard of Georgia 9 years ago (looking at Wikipedia, it happened in 2008) where I heard in the news that there was a war between Georgia and Russia. Being an American, I was like, “Huh? Our

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Speeding up RecyclerViews

I recently had to deal with an issue where the scroll speed of a list of items in a RecyclerView was scrolling very slow. The view was usable, but you could notice the stutters and lag when using the application.

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SugarORM write WHERE IN (?) and WHERE NOT IN (?) statements

On my current freelance Android project, I chose SugarORM as the ORM of choice, mostly for the simplicity and ease of getting started with it. Unfortunately, like a lot of open source Android libraries, the

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