This will be a series, where I will be posting good to know tidbits in the world of Android Development and Kotlin.
Thread.sleep(x) v/s Coroutine’s delay(x)
Thread.sleep(x) causes the current thread to suspend execution for a specified period, where as delay(x) only suspends a specific couroutines running on a thread, p.s: there can be multiple couroutines running on a single thread, and hence the rest of the couroutines will continue with their execution.
On which thread does DiffUtil.ItemCallBack<T> work ?
Diffs are calculated on a background thread and the adapter is notified with the results on the main thread.
ListAdapter in two words :D
RecycleView + DiffUtil
What is IdRes ?
Denotes that an integer parameter, field or method return value is expected to be an id resource reference.
eg: @IdRes val layoutId: Int
How to disable ViewBinding file generation for a specific layout file ?
//your layout views go here</androidx.constraintlayout.widget.ConstraintLayout>