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Uncle Bob shares his wisdom on clean architecture by describing a single actionable architecture he calls, the clean architecture.

Subclass of RelativeLayout that supports percentage based dimensions and margins. You can specify dimension or a margin of child by using attributes with “Percent” suffix.

A RecyclerView.LayoutManager implementation which provides similar functionality to ListView.

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France will consider a law that would impose fines of €1 million on Apple and Google if they refused to hack into smartphones belonging to terrorists.

When the IRS first reported a hack that exposed taxpayer accounts’ vulnerable information, it pegged the number of affected people at a little over 100,000. Today, in its second upward revision, the number of affected people now stands at over 700,000.

The ruling is likely to bolster Apple’s resistance in California to a separate FBI request that the company help investigators circumvent security features on an iPhone used by one of the terrorists in the San Bernardino shootings.

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An Android SDK that provides a new size unit - sdp (scalable dp). This size unit scales with the screen size. It can help Android developers with supporting multiple screens.

Just one layout for every different Android device size! ScalableLayout is a new layout that helps you keep a consistent UI across any screen size and any layout size.

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Google Developers Twitter counts down the days to Google I/O 2016.

The Raspberry Pi 3 is 10x faster than the original Raspberry Pi single board computer, includes built-in WiFi and Bluetooth, and is still only $35 USD.

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