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Using the OkHttp Authenticator

Posted on 29 Aug 2016 in android, okhttp, retrofit, authenticator by Greg E.

Using OkHttp is THE way to go for an HTTP client, and Retrofit is the THE way to go for building a REST API client on top of that. Recently I needed to implement a feature and feared that I had hit some limitation with this stack, but of course, I was wrong - OkHttp has it covered!...

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Upgrading to Firebase 9

Posted on 27 Jun 2016 in android, firebase by Greg E.

Some notes on upgrading to Firebase 9...

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Did you ever forget to call Toast.show()?

Posted on 19 May 2016 in android, toast by Greg E.

Don't feel bad if you did that - look who else did it....

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RecyclerView, SwipeRefreshLayout, and the Empty View

Posted on 26 Apr 2016 in android, recyclerview, swiperefreshlayout, view by Greg E.

A couple of common usage patterns on Android is to use the SwipeRefreshLayout to enable pull-to-refresh, and also to have a custom "empty" view that displays when there are no items in the list. Unfortunately trying to combine these two patterns often results in problems....

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Authentication with Docker in ASP.NET Core

Posted on 13 Mar 2016 in mvc6, aspnet-core, aspnet5, docker, linux by Greg E.

Migrating an existing MVC5 site to ASP.NET Core running on Linux with Docker offered up a few unexpected challenges. This post is part of series covering these challenges and how to do deal with them....

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