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Modern Android 13 Development Cookbook

By : Madona S. Wambua
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Book Image

Modern Android 13 Development Cookbook

5 (1)
By: Madona S. Wambua

Overview of this book

Android is a powerful operating system widely used in various devices, phones, TVs, wearables, automobiles, and more. This Android cookbook will teach you how to leverage the latest Android development technologies for creating incredible applications while making effective use of popular Jetpack libraries. You’ll also learn which critical principles to consider when developing Android apps. The book begins with recipes to get you started with the declarative UI framework, Jetpack Compose, and help you with handling UI states, Navigation, Hilt, Room, Wear OS, and more as you learn what's new in modern Android development. Subsequent chapters will focus on developing apps for large screens, leveraging Jetpack’s WorkManager, managing graphic user interface alerts, and tips and tricks within Android studio. Throughout the book, you'll also see testing being implemented for enhancing Android development, and gain insights into harnessing the integrated development environment of Android studio. Finally, you’ll discover best practices for robust modern app development. By the end of this book, you’ll be able to build an Android application using the Kotlin programming language and the newest modern Android development technologies, resulting in highly efficient applications.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)

Implementing Dependency Injection in Room

As with other recipes, Dependency Injection is vital, and in this recipe, we will walk through how we can inject our DatabaseModule and provide the Room database where it is needed.

Getting ready

You will need to have prior knowledge of how Hilt works to be able to follow this recipe step by step.

How to do it…

Open the RoomExample project and add Hilt, which is what we will use for Dependency Injection. In Chapter 3, Handling the UI State in Jetpack Compose and Using Hilt, we covered Hilt, so we will not discuss it here but just show you how you can use it with Room:

  1. Open your project and add the necessary Hilt dependency. See Chapter 3, Handling the UI State in Jetpack Compose and Using Hilt, if you need help setting up Hilt or visit https://dagger.dev/hilt/.
  2. Next, let’s go ahead and add our @HiltAndroidApp class, and in the Manifest folder, add the name of our HiltAndroidApp, in our case, UserInformation...