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# Topic Ideas **Note:** See http://keep.google.com for more topic ideas on **Curiosity** & **Blog** notes. See http://getpocket.com/ for bookmarks on certain topics. ## Aerospace Engineering ### Terminology - OBC - on board computers - C&DH - Command and Data Handling - Subsystem - [this image](http://i.imgur.com/eMJM9AG.jpg) for tl;dr - Telemetry - process of collecting data and transmitting it to a device ### Links - Command & Data Handling - http://www.lr.tudelft.nl/en/organisation/departments/space-engineering/space-systems-engineering/expertise-areas/spacecraft-engineering/subsystem-design/c-and-dh/ (protip: navigate through the website for more information of what aerospace engineering is all about) - C&DH Subsystem schema - http://ususat.usu.edu/cdh.html - Open source mission control framework - https://github.com/nasa/openmct - NASA open source software - https://software.nasa.gov/ - USM Aerospace Engineering guides - http://library.eng.usm.my/englib/downloadform/subject_guides/subject_guides_aerospace.pdf - Streamlined flight software design - http://flightsoftware.jhuapl.edu/files/2010/FSW10_Stolper.pdf - MRO Command & Data-handling Systems - https://mars.nasa.gov/MRO/mission/spacecraft/parts/command/ - C&DH Flight Software test framework: A Radiation Belt Storm Probes practice - http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/6496830/citations?tabFilter=papers - SPACE HAUC Subsystems - https://www.uml.edu/Research/LoCSST/Research/spacehauc/subsystems.aspx - SPACE HAUC source code - https://github.com/SpaceHAUC-Command-and-Data-Handling ### Books - The Standard Handbook For Aeronautical And Astronautical Engineers ### News and resources - Spaceflight101 - http://spaceflight101.com ## Cryptocurrency ### Blockchain - Minimum Viable Blockchain - https://artsec.hackpad.com/Blockchains-and-Bitcoins-mR2wlQ4KbVQ - Make your own cryptocurrency - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=86jqAfySi64 - Create new altcoin - https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=225690.0 - Blockchain in SQLite - https://github.com/ivoras/daisy - Bitcoin resources - http://lopp.net/bitcoin.html ### Trading/Economics - Interpreting order books - https://tradeblock.com/blog/bitcoin-trading-interpreting-order-books/ - Market taker/maker - https://www.itbit.com/fees-maker-taker-model ## Electronics - A curated list of awesome Internet of Things projects and resources - https://github.com/webofthings/awesome-iot ## Data structures and algorithms - https://www.cs.usfca.edu/~galles/visualization/Algorithms.html - http://codingsec.net/2016/03/7-algorithms-data-structures-every-programmer - https://techiedelight.quora.com/500-Data-structures-and-algorithms-interview-questions-and-their-solutions?share=1 ## TDD in Android - https://codelabs.developers.google.com/codelabs/android-testing/index.html - http://mayojava.github.io/android/android-ui-instrumentation-test-with-espresso/ - https://realm.io/news/ellen-shapiro-android-testing/ - https://medium.com/mobility/how-to-do-tdd-in-android-90f013d91d7f#.k52b4kvcb - http://trickyandroid.com/android-test-tricks-sharing-code-between-unit-ui-tests/ - https://medium.com/android-testing-daily/writing-your-first-test-57ce98dc22c6#.5ntu91iop - [What makes android apps testable](http://www.philosophicalhacker.com/post/what-makes-android-apps-testable/) - https://github.com/Karumi/KataScreenshotAndroid - [Testing Sqlite on Android](https://medium.com/@MAFI8919/testing-sqlite-on-android-bfa0733e11e7#.upv8807o9) - [SnackBuilder lib with Test Suite](https://github.com/andrewlord1990/SnackbarBuilder/tree/master/snackbarbuilder/src/main/java/com/github/andrewlord1990/snackbarbuilder) - Structuring Android app for testability - http://blog.marcinbudny.com/2015/04/structuring-android-app-for-testability.html - Continuous integration with android - https://medium.com/appaloosa-store-engineering/continuous-integration-with-android-14047096f3de#.47tdh580c - TDD your UI layer - http://www.donnfelker.com/tdd-your-ui-layer/ - Mocking HTTP responses using Retrofit 2 - https://riggaroo.co.za/retrofit-2-mocking-http-responses/ - TDD mindset story - http://panavtec.me/approaching-tdd-outside-android - Android Testing Guide - https://github.com/ravidsrk/android-testing-guide - Why Android Testing is so Hard: Historical Edition - https://www.philosophicalhacker.com/2015/04/17/why-android-unit-testing-is-so-hard-pt-1/ - Story code - https://publicobject.com/2017/02/06/story-code - Building Android with BitBucket Pipelines- https://medium.com/@_tiwiz/building-android-with-bitbucket-pipelines-83cd62dbde33#.gebakdkn0 - Android Travis CI config - https://github.com/niqdev/dagger-realm-test/blob/master/.travis.yml - Testing MVP using Espresso and Mockito - https://josiassena.com/testing-mvp-using-espresso-and-mockito/ ## Generic android boilerplate codes (Issue [#7](https://github.com/aimanbaharum/random-wiki/issues/7)) _**TODO:** Drafts are using AndroidAnnotations library. Change it all back to native. Or at least, ButterKnife_ ### recyclerview ✔✔ - ~~click listener, data update, swipe refresh, empty view etc)~~ - ~~horizontal, vertical, staggeredgrid~~ - ~~snaplayout~~ (https://github.com/rubensousa/RecyclerViewSnap/) ### ~~coordinatorlayout with basic custom child behavior~~ ✔✔ ### fragment adding in activity - ~~fragmentmanager add/replace framelayout id~~ - ~~using baseactivity~~ - ~~using newinstance (passing data)~~ - handling backstacks - adding child fragment ### viewpager ✔✔ - ~~fragment with tabs~~ - ~~basic (pageradapter)~~ - basic (fragmentstatepageradapter) ### ~~preferencefragment/activity~~ ✔✔ ### ~~passing intents (generic, eventbus, parcelable, serializable)~~ 👌 ### ~~threading, asynctask, delay (simple show/hide animation)~~ ✔✔ - http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3264383/difference-between-service-async-task-thread - http://www.vogella.com/tutorials/AndroidBackgroundProcessing/article.html - http://stackoverflow.com/questions/13954611/android-when-should-i-use-a-handler-and-when-should-i-use-a-thread - http://stackoverflow.com/questions/9671546/asynctask-android-example ### ~~Passing data through app~~ ✔✔ ### basic custom view (onDraw, removing, behavior) ### ~~fab button (behavior)~~ **X** ### ~~enum~~ **X** ### lifecycle (activity, fragment, adapter, androidannotations) ### persisting data (sharedpreference, savedinstancestate, db) - https://inthecheesefactory.com/blog/fragment-state-saving-best-practices/en ### custom camera layout (camera2 api) - https://github.com/googlesamples/android-Camera2Basic - https://github.com/aimanbaharum/custom-camera-layout ### ~~runtime permission~~ 👌 ### ~~optimizing bitmaps (when decodeFile)~~ ✔✔ ### observing data changes (contentobserver, asyntaskloader, service, localbroadcastmanager) - https://www.websmithing.com/2011/02/01/how-to-update-the-ui-in-an-android-activity-using-data-from-a-background-service/ - http://code.tutsplus.com/tutorials/android-from-scratch-understanding-android-broadcasts--cms-27026 - http://stackoverflow.com/questions/14695537/android-update-activity-ui-from-service ### app deep linking ### notifications - display notification ### push notification using FCM ### job schedulers - Demo code http://pastebin.com/bytVqz87 - https://catinean.com/2014/10/19/smart-background-tasks-with-jobscheduler/ ### adding menu item into fragment/activity ### prettify gradle.build - https://github.com/bluelinelabs/Conductor/blob/develop/dependencies.gradle - http://gmariotti.blogspot.com/2015/07/how-to-centralize-support-libraries.html ### Android common utils - https://github.com/Blankj/AndroidUtilCode - ~~Logging utility~~ 👌 ### DiffUtils - Using DiffUtil in Android RecyclerView - https://medium.com/@iammert/using-diffutil-in-android-recyclerview-bdca8e4fbb00#.wxoffctpj - DiffUtil is a must - https://medium.com/@nullthemall/diffutil-is-a-must-797502bc1149#.fzzzae5pa ### General knowledge for the curious - How they build Android without Fragment/Activity - https://realm.io/news/sf-fabien-davos-modern-android-ditching-activities-fragments/ - Learn to context - https://possiblemobile.com/2013/06/context/ ### Annotation over enums - Java Enum and Android IntDef/StringDef annotation - https://noobcoderblog.wordpress.com/2015/04/12/java-enum-and-android-intdefstringdef-annotation/ **Legend:** ✔: Draft finished ✔✔: Converted to native/ButterKnife ✔✔✔: Ready to be published 👌 : published **X**: Nope ## Vector drawables - http://blog.sqisland.com/2014/10/first-look-at-animated-vector-drawable.html - http://blog.nkdroidsolutions.com/android-vector-drawable-example-using-appcompat-v23-2/ - http://code.tutsplus.com/articles/using-androids-vectordrawable-class--cms-23948 - Drawing and animating on a canvas - http://www.alvinashcraft.com/2012/06/18/making-animations-over-the-canvas-excerpt-from-60-android-hacks/ - https://blog.stylingandroid.com/animatedvectordrawable-bundles/ ## Architecture ### MVP - http://engineering.remind.com/android-code-that-scales/ - http://antonioleiva.com/mvp-android/ - https://medium.com/@czyrux/presenter-surviving-orientation-changes-with-loaders-6da6d86ffbbf#.z6xozfyte - http://code.tutsplus.com/tutorials/how-to-adopt-model-view-presenter-on-android--cms-26206 - http://www.tinmegali.com/en/model-view-presenter-android-part-1/ - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Asc4hU1iSTU - https://www.novoda.com/blog/better-class-naming/ - http://www.singhajit.com/mvp-in-android/ - http://stackoverflow.com/questions/30704349/how-to-apply-mvp-pattern-to-android-project - Retrofit + RxJava: https://kmangutov.wordpress.com/2015/03/28/android-mvp-consuming-restful-apis/ - http://hannesdorfmann.com/mosby/mvp/ - https://upday.github.io/blog/model-view-presenter/ - MVP/TDD - http://manabreak.eu/android/2016/10/26/mvp-tdd.html - MVP without Dagger/RxJava - https://android.jlelse.eu/avenging-android-mvp-23461aebe9b5#.qf5t6bzdj - https://medium.com/@m_mirhoseini/yet-another-mvp-article-part-1-lets-get-to-know-the-project-d3fd553b3e21#.48o68njtj - Refactoring an Android App - #1 - Intro to the MVP pattern - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWYOy8E4jWo - Structuring project example - https://github.com/futurice/freesound-android/tree/master/app/src/main/java/com/futurice/freesound - Another MVP project - https://github.com/athkalia/Just-Another-Android-App - Essential guide for designing your android app architecture mvp part 1 - https://blog.mindorks.com/essential-guide-for-designing-your-android-app-architecture-mvp-part-1-74efaf1cda40#.w5ly19ato ([source code](https://github.com/MindorksOpenSource/android-mvp-architecture)) - MVP and RxJava - https://lorentzos.com/mvp-and-rxjava-9dfcbe79bf77#.dx17wrltc - Handling api calls using retrofit 2 and rxjava - https://medium.com/3xplore/handling-api-calls-using-retrofit-2-and-rxjava-2-1871c891b6ae ### MVVM - twitter api to search tweets (MVVM, Rxjava 2, Retrofit 2, Databinding) - https://github.com/r7v/Tweetz/ ### MVI - MVI on Android - https://medium.com/@fnberta/mvi-on-android-20677f80df55 ## Dependency Containers ### Dagger - Dagger 2 + Retrofit + OkHttp + Gson - https://adityaladwa.wordpress.com/2016/05/09/dagger-2-with-retrofit-and-okhttp-and-gson/ - Dagger 2 + Realm test - https://github.com/niqdev/dagger-realm-test - Dagger 2 + MVP - https://adityaladwa.wordpress.com/2016/05/11/dagger-2-and-mvp-architecture/ ## Design pattern - https://github.com/dbacinski/Design-Patterns-In-Kotlin/ - Repository pattern - https://adityaladwa.wordpress.com/2016/10/25/offline-first-reactive-android-apps-repository-pattern-mvp-dagger-2-rxjava-contentprovider/ - Common design pattern on Android - https://www.raywenderlich.com/109843/common-design-patterns-for-android - MVC, MVP, MVVM Design Patterns with Godfrey Nolan - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JV63czrUpbI&feature=share - Design patterns for human - https://github.com/kamranahmedse/design-patterns-for-humans - Offline support - https://medium.com/@yonatanvlevin/offline-support-try-again-later-no-more-afc33eba79dc#.vlmdsz3ne - Syncing changes in Trello app - http://tech.trello.com/syncing-changes/ - Building a sync adapter and using it on Android - http://josiassena.com/building-a-sync-adapter-and-using-it-on-android - Repository pattern, generally - https://medium.com/@krzychukosobudzki/repository-design-pattern-bc490b256006#.b8uer86v2 ## Reactive Programming Android - RxJava + MVVM - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h25FDyGTLso - RxAndroid tutorial - https://www.raywenderlich.com/141980/rxandroid-tutorial - Reactive Apps with MVI - http://hannesdorfmann.com/android/mosby3-mvi-1 - RxJava example - https://github.com/politrons/reactive - Essenstial RxJava Guide for Android dev - http://blog.jimbaca.com/essential-rxjava-guide-for-android-developers/ ## Functional programming - Functional programming for android developers (part 2) - https://medium.freecodecamp.com/functional-programming-for-android-developers-part-2-5c0834669d1a#.ldji44tas ## Android Data Binding library - http://www.androidauthority.com/data-binding-in-android-709747/ ## Realm - https://dzone.com/articles/realm-practical-use-in-android (+ best practice on design pattern) - Realm example with MVP pattern and clean architecture for Android - https://github.com/asanchezyu/RealmExample - Realm safe/deep integration - https://medium.com/@Viraj.Tank/realm-integration-in-android-best-practices-449919d25f2f#.8segcttyg - Realm in general - https://android.jlelse.eu/realm-its-all-about-the-choices-we-make-7c2fe380ecd8#.cm2sitlpy - Example of Realm with MVP and Dagger - https://www.thedroidsonroids.com/blog/android/example-realm-mvp-dagger/ - RealmDb : Clean architecture in Android - http://stackoverflow.com/questions/37085259/realmdb-clean-architecture-in-android ## Android guidelines - https://github.com/ribot/android-guidelines - https://github.com/ribot/android-boilerplate - Applying Clean Architecture on Android - http://five.agency/android-architecture-part-4-applying-clean-architecture-on-android-hands-on/ ## Offline-first apps - [Android Data Sync](http://www.dmytrodanylyk.com/android-data-sync-part-1/) - [Offline App Architecture](https://medium.com/@arunsasidharan/so-you-want-to-develop-for-the-next-billion-9eb072c26bc8#.klpm0joym) - [Using Couchbase](https://medium.com/@vlado.atanasov/very-cool-article-4ee8b43f184) - [Using Firebase](https://firebase.google.com/docs/database/android/offline-capabilities) ## Kotlin - Kotling lang - https://antonioleiva.com/variables-kotlin/ - Living Android without Kotlin - https://hackernoon.com/living-android-without-kotlin-db7391a2b170#.hx713yiy6 - Kotlin For Android: An Introduction - https://www.raywenderlich.com/132381/kotlin-for-android-an-introduction ## Open source Android resources - [Kickstarter](https://github.com/kickstarter/android-oss) - [DuckDuckGo](https://github.com/duckduckgo/android) - [Forecastie](https://github.com/martykan/forecastie) - [This repo](https://github.com/pcqpcq/open-source-android-apps/) - [Public APIs](https://github.com/abhishekbanthia/Public-APIs) - [twitter-birdhouse](https://github.com/juliabrezmen/twitter-birdhouse/) - Data sync implementation - [Workcation app](https://www.thedroidsonroids.com/blog/android/workcation-app-part-1-fragments-custom-transition/) (Map based app) - [MVP Sample](https://github.com/nglauber/mvp-sample) - MVP (Model View Presenter) pattern using Kotlin, RXJava, Retrofit, Dagger and DataBinding - [Dagger2 MVP](https://github.com/erikcaffrey/Kata-Dagger2-MarioKart) - MVP pattern with Dagger2 and RxJava/Android - https://medium.com/@dmytrodanylyk/google-io-2017-useful-android-links-e756077f8895 - Google IO 2017 Useful Android links - [Cewlrency](https://paramsen.github.io/cewlrency-ux-overhaul/) - Currency converter app with RxJava ## Android Things - Writing your first Android Things - https://www.novoda.com/blog/writing-your-first-android-things-driver-p1 ## Android Animation - How to animate on Android - https://proandroiddev.com/how-to-animate-on-android-f8d227135613 ## Android Tutorials - Implement a login screen - https://medium.com/@vpaliy/do-you-dare-me-to-implement-this-login-screen-bf29b72d9e39 ## Webdev ### Ionic 2 - Adding pages and navigation - http://blog.ionic.io/10-minutes-with-ionic-2-adding-pages-and-navigation/ --- Aiman Baharum (2016-2017)