Android Reading May 30th 2017

But there is one other benefit of ConstraintLayout that most people are unaware of and the official documentation curiously doesn’t mention anything about: performing cool animations on your ConstraintLayout views with very little code.

Jinyan Cao writes in Beautiful animations using Android ConstraintLayout.

At I/O last week, Google announced a new tool called Room which makes working with SQLite databases a lot easier, but it begs the question: How well does it perform?

Jason Feinstein writes in Squeezing Performance from SQLite: Insertions (with Room).