Posts by Arkady Gamza

Reactive selfies with Camera2 API on Android - Part 1

I will show an example of Camera2 API usage, which at present has been poorly documented and studied by the community. We’ll be using RXJava2 to tame this API. The second version of this popular library came out relatively recently, and not many examples are available.

Masking Bitmaps

In this article, I would like to analyse the tools available for Android developers which can be used to complete such tasks — and choose the most efficient of them.

Shake Detector for Android with RxJava

It all began when I had the task of undoing a user action in the app when the device was shaken. The main problem was how to know that a shake had occurred. After a couple of minutes of searching, it became clear that one should subscribe to accelerometer events…