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Happy Monday! I hope you had a good weekend. Mine was a blast Last week was awesome in the Android Dev community. Read on and see!

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๐ŸŸฃ Twitter Space: Android Dev Hang Recap
We have a recap in the form of a thread today. Join us this Friday week for another Android Dev Hang! Iโ€™m sure weโ€™ll be talking Pixel 6 and whatever else is happening!
Matt McKenna
Quick Recap of Today's @androiddevhang @TwitterSpaces.

@madona_syombua and I talked with @YasmineEvjen about Material Design!
๐Ÿ“š TL;DRs
Android Studio 2021.2.1 Chipmunk ๐Ÿฟ
A Comprehensive Guide to Android 12โ€™s Splash Screen API
๐Ÿ›  For Your Toolkit
Insomniac: IntelliJ Plugin
โญ๏ธ Answer to Last Week's Question
Last weekโ€™s question we posted a poll on Twitter!
Thanks to everyone who answered! Here are the results!
true, false, true is correct!
true, false, true is correct!
@theapache64 and @V9vek did a great job explaining the correct answer in the replies.
  • Getting map[1] returns the Foo(1) and Foo(1) is a Foo.
  • Getting map[0] returns null because there is no entry with that key and null is not a Foo.
  • Getting map[0] returns null but since null is a Foo? this returns true!
Try it yourself in this Kotlin playground.
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  • Candle
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โš ๏ธ Please proceed with care and caution.
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๐Ÿ‘‹ Want to Contribute!?
Did I miss something spooky this week? Have a question you want answered by the community? Send them to me onย Twitter, reply to this email or join the discussion on Telegram. Iโ€™d love to hear from you and chat!
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Remember to stay sweet and have a great week!
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