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Ditching the Kotlin synthetics and Architecting view binding into the core of an app in a clean manner, thanks to generics and Kotlin delegates.

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The Basics.

View binding is the cool new solution for accessing the layout views. A lot of good, in depth material is available about it on the internet, so I won’t go into much basics. However here is a slide from my end to give you a quick refresher on this topic:

The challenge.

View binding is useful, but quite verbose . just to access a textview from xml, we need to create binding instances and access as binding.textViewId


How gradle variables and gitignore can save you from the pain of managing private keys.

photo by Moja Msanii on unsplash
photo by Moja Msanii on unsplash
Photo by Moja Msanii on Unsplash

Often times I find myself in a situation where I have made a fine looking app that I want to share with the open source world, but worry that my app code contains several keys and ids that might get misused .

In other times, there is this situation that I have to deploy an app to production using a particular id that is different from the current id that I am using for development.

Both of these cases always bug me and I was…

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