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Ricardo Costeira

Software engineer with a passion for clean code, mobile development, software design principles and architecture.

Education

MSc in Informatics Engineering

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Android: Simple way to implement a SplashScreen in your app

I have an example of this in a repo: 1 - Create the splash...

What are you reading right now?

Been reading Code Complete for quite some time now. It has ...

The funny Java vs Kotlin battle

I completely agree with you. I used Java for a long time, a...

Android: Simple way to implement a SplashScreen in your app

You can add references to animations in a theme. You could,...

Android: Simple way to implement a SplashScreen in your app

I prefer doing it without an Activity: create a style for the...

What are your favourite dev resources?

Since you work on Android: androidweekly.net/ androiddevd...

Announcing DEV for Android

Haha, just tried it again, and now it works :P my session g...

Announcing DEV for Android

This is probably a known issue already, but although I'm ab...

What Are The Best Software Engineering Principles?

Exactly :)

What Are The Best Software Engineering Principles?

Not really a fan of big upfront design. I prefer a "just en...

15 underrated VSCode Themes for a change in 2019 🤷🏻‍♀️

I really like the Gatito theme! Been using it for a while a...

Optimize Your Programming Decisions for the 95%, Not the 5%

As developers, we’re constantly bombarded with information ...

Package by feature vs. feature by module

Didn't even thought about instant apps. That makes sense! ...

Why is your preferred programming language your go-to?

Well, my first language was Haskell, my preferred languages...

dev.to Show us your octocat alter ego

As close as I could!

Frequently used design patterns

Yes, I completely agree with you :) I was just talking abou...

Frequently used design patterns

This. One of my greatest fears is will end up suffering fro...

Frequently used design patterns

It really depends on the domain. The ones I used the most u...

Hit Me Baby One More Time - What Are Cache Hits and Why Should You Care?

Sure :) Simply put, spatial locality states that the data ...

Hit Me Baby One More Time - What Are Cache Hits and Why Should You Care?

Great post. I completely agree with Karim Manaouil on this ...

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