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Matt’s Tidbits #35 - A strategy for debugging complex unit test failures
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Matt’s Tidbits #35 - A strategy for debugging complex unit test failures

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Matt’s Tidbits #36 - How to get complete code coverage in unit tests for a nullable Kotlin “var”
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Matt’s Tidbits #36 - How to get complete code coverage in unit tests for a nullable Kotlin “var”

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Matt's Tidbits #37 - How to run apps on multiple devices simultaneously!
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Matt's Tidbits #37 - How to run apps on multiple devices simultaneously!

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Matt's Tidbits #38 - An elegant way of dealing with RxLifecycle lint warnings
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Matt's Tidbits #38 - An elegant way of dealing with RxLifecycle lint warnings

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Matt’s Tidbits #39 - Why writing tests is so important
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Matt’s Tidbits #39 - Why writing tests is so important

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Matt's Tidbits #40 - RxJava doOnSubscribe() behavior explained
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Matt's Tidbits #40 - RxJava doOnSubscribe() behavior explained

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Matt's Tidbits #41 - Converting a BehaviorRelay into a PublishRelay
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Matt's Tidbits #41 - Converting a BehaviorRelay into a PublishRelay

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Matt's Tidbits #42 - The answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything…
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Matt's Tidbits #42 - The answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything…

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Matt's Tidbits #43 - Making the most of your phone’s sensors
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Matt's Tidbits #43 - Making the most of your phone’s sensors

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Matt's Tidbits #44 - How to take great screenshots on Android
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Matt's Tidbits #44 - How to take great screenshots on Android

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Matt's Tidbits #45 - Creating a private token class
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Matt's Tidbits #45 - Creating a private token class

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Matt's Tidbits #46 - Scratch files
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Matt's Tidbits #46 - Scratch files

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Matt's Tidbits #47 - Finding list items by title in Espresso
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Matt's Tidbits #47 - Finding list items by title in Espresso

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Matt's Tidbits #48 - Separating out search results for test code
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Matt's Tidbits #48 - Separating out search results for test code

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Matt's Tidbits #49 - What to do when your (Log)cat misbehaves
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Matt's Tidbits #49 - What to do when your (Log)cat misbehaves

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Matt's Tidbits #50 - How to (inadvertently) initialize a Kotlin val twice
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Matt's Tidbits #50 - How to (inadvertently) initialize a Kotlin val twice

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Matt's Tidbits #51 - Easy stack traces
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Matt's Tidbits #51 - Easy stack traces

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Matt's Tidbits #52 - Formatting etiquette
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Matt's Tidbits #52 - Formatting etiquette

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Matt's Tidbits #53 - First year in review
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Matt's Tidbits #53 - First year in review

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Matt's Tidbits #54 - Caches, deployments, and IT - oh my!
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Matt's Tidbits #54 - Caches, deployments, and IT - oh my!

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Matt's Tidbits #55 - Strange Breakpoint behavior with Rx schedulers
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Matt's Tidbits #55 - Strange Breakpoint behavior with Rx schedulers

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Matt's Tidbits #56 - Be careful with @JvmOverloads
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Matt's Tidbits #56 - Be careful with @JvmOverloads

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Matt's Tidbits #57 - Improving RxJava stack traces
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Matt's Tidbits #57 - Improving RxJava stack traces

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Matt's Tidbits #58 - A strange issue when upgrading to Android Studio 3.6
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Matt's Tidbits #58 - A strange issue when upgrading to Android Studio 3.6

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Matt's Tidbits #59 - Unexpected new lint failures
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Matt's Tidbits #59 - Unexpected new lint failures

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Matt's Tidbits #60 - Cleanly handling null values in Kotlin
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Matt's Tidbits #60 - Cleanly handling null values in Kotlin

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Matt's Tidbits #61 - Getting out of a dependency cycle
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Matt's Tidbits #61 - Getting out of a dependency cycle

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Matt's Tidbits #62 - When you're feeling exhausted...
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Matt's Tidbits #62 - When you're feeling exhausted...

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Matt's Tidbits #63 - Some good news about AGP 3.6.2
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Matt's Tidbits #63 - Some good news about AGP 3.6.2

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Matt's Tidbits #64 - Digging into some Ham...crest assertions
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Matt's Tidbits #64 - Digging into some Ham...crest assertions

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Matt's Tidbits #65 - It's time for proper support for JUnit 5
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Matt's Tidbits #65 - It's time for proper support for JUnit 5

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Matt's Tidbits #66 - The magic of Kotlin's "reified" keyword
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Matt's Tidbits #66 - The magic of Kotlin's "reified" keyword

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Matt's Tidbits #67 - Some tips for working from home
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Matt's Tidbits #67 - Some tips for working from home

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Matt's Tidbits #68 - Testing RxJava Observables
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Matt's Tidbits #68 - Testing RxJava Observables

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Matt's Tidbits #69 - Neat Kotlin field tricks
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Matt's Tidbits #69 - Neat Kotlin field tricks

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Matt's Tidbits #70 - Cleaner diffs!
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Matt's Tidbits #70 - Cleaner diffs!

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Matt's Tidbits #71 - Trying to figure out what to say
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Matt's Tidbits #71 - Trying to figure out what to say

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Matt's Tidbits #72 - Migrating from RxJava 2 -> 3
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Matt's Tidbits #72 - Migrating from RxJava 2 -> 3

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Matt's Tidbits #73 - Deciding which Kotlin scope function to use
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Matt's Tidbits #73 - Deciding which Kotlin scope function to use

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Matt's Tidbits #74 - Resolving an interesting Kotlin <-> Java interop issue
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Matt's Tidbits #74 - Resolving an interesting Kotlin <-> Java interop issue

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Matt's Tidbits #75 - Moving tidbits!
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Matt's Tidbits #75 - Moving tidbits!

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Matt's Tidbits #76 - A long-overdue feature
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Matt's Tidbits #76 - A long-overdue feature

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Matt's Tidbits #77 - It pays to star issues
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Matt's Tidbits #77 - It pays to star issues

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Matt's Tidbits #78 - A new build view
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Matt's Tidbits #78 - A new build view

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Matt's Tidbits #79 - RxLifecycle woes
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Matt's Tidbits #79 - RxLifecycle woes

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Matt's Tidbits #80 - A mind-blowing Rx revelation
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Matt's Tidbits #80 - A mind-blowing Rx revelation

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Matt's Tidbits #81 - The importance of vacation
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Matt's Tidbits #81 - The importance of vacation

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Matt's Tidbits #82 - An unexpected Mockito limitation
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Matt's Tidbits #82 - An unexpected Mockito limitation

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Matt's Tidbits #83 - Puzzling unit test failures
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Matt's Tidbits #83 - Puzzling unit test failures

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Matt's Tidbits #84 - JVM Options, explained
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Matt's Tidbits #84 - JVM Options, explained

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Matt's Tidbits #85 - Fixing build issues in Bitrise
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Matt's Tidbits #85 - Fixing build issues in Bitrise

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Matt's Tidbits #86 - Debugging Gradle files
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Matt's Tidbits #86 - Debugging Gradle files

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Matt's Tidbits #87 - Finding missing Android sources
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Matt's Tidbits #87 - Finding missing Android sources

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Matt's Tidbits #88 - Using patches
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Matt's Tidbits #88 - Using patches

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Matt's Tidbits #89 - Automating focus time
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Matt's Tidbits #89 - Automating focus time

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Matt's Tidbits #90 - All about dashboards (and another milestone!)
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Matt's Tidbits #90 - All about dashboards (and another milestone!)

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Matt's Tidbits #91 - The power of sharing
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Matt's Tidbits #91 - The power of sharing

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Matt's Tidbits #92 - A few neat IDE tidbits
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Matt's Tidbits #92 - A few neat IDE tidbits

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Matt's Tidbits #93 - Getting started with React Native
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Matt's Tidbits #93 - Getting started with React Native

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Matt's Tidbits #94 - Writing safe enums in TypeScript
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Matt's Tidbits #94 - Writing safe enums in TypeScript

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Matt's Tidbits #95 - Defining constants in TypeScript
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Matt's Tidbits #95 - Defining constants in TypeScript

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Matt's Tidbits #96 - Cleaner Components with React Fragments
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Matt's Tidbits #96 - Cleaner Components with React Fragments

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Matt's Tidbits #97 - Running/Debugging individual Jest unit tests
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Matt's Tidbits #97 - Running/Debugging individual Jest unit tests

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Matt's Tidbits #98 - The truth will set you free (unless you're using JavaScript)
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Matt's Tidbits #98 - The truth will set you free (unless you're using JavaScript)

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Matt's Tidbits #99 - Handling null elegantly
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Matt's Tidbits #99 - Handling null elegantly

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Matt's Tidbits #100 - All About Teams
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Matt's Tidbits #100 - All About Teams

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Matt's Tidbits #101 - How to write a good bug report
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Matt's Tidbits #101 - How to write a good bug report

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Matt's Tidbits #102 - Debugging a perplexing view binding issue
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Matt's Tidbits #102 - Debugging a perplexing view binding issue

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Matt's Tidbits #103 - Launching an app from a URL
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Matt's Tidbits #103 - Launching an app from a URL

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