Google I/O 2015 – What’s New in Android Development Tools

All the information you need to know about Android Studio and Android development tools. Introducing Android Studio 1.3 preview version. Including: C++ support!, improved Gradle performance, how to use the new data binding features (in 90 seconds) and much more.

Android Design Support Library

A new support library for implementing material design, backward compatible! It includes the most common components: Collapsing Toolbars, Floating Action button and more.
http://android-developers.blogspot.co.il/2015/05/android-design-support-library.html

GitUp – The Git interface you’ve been missing all your life has finally arrived

Still in pre-release status but this new Git interface looks very promising. Edit commit messages and advanced search are already in the feature list. FREE for now..
http://gitup.co/

Brace Yourselves, New Android Compiler Is Coming

An overview of all the latest and upcoming trends in Android chips. Including information on a new optimized compiler for Android.
http://www.toptal.com/android/brace-yourselves-new-android-compiler-is-coming/

MAINTAINING STRING RESOURCES WITH TRANSLATION IN MIND

A strategy for working with string resources that’s optimized for supporting localization. It introduces a separate layer between the actual strings and the references to ensure that the development and translation processes will work in parallel.
http://novoda.com/blog/maintaining-string-resources

How Not to Crash #2: Mutation Exceptions

A shot review of this annoying crash including some tips and suggestions on how to avoid them in the future (Hint: don’t return mutable collections).
http://inessential.com/2015/05/16/how_not_to_crash_2_mutation_exceptions

Why your code is so hard to understand

A clear post about the problems we face when we write and read code. My favorite is “Problem #1, overly complex mental models”.
http://aestheticio.com/why-your-code-is-hard-to-understand/