Welcome back reader to the List using RecyclerView series. You may consider this the third article in this series. Do not forget to read the first and the second article of this series. In this article we will be creating a Sectioned List using RecyclerView.

To recap, so far we have learned to create a simple vertical list, using an HTTP Client to GET data from a Web Service and shown it in a list using RecyclerView. …

Getting started with React.js and creating your first web app.


React is an open source library developed by Facebook Inc. and is used to design user interfaces. It is one of the most popular front-end libraries currently available. According to 2020 StackOverflow Developer Survey, React is the most wanted and second most loved web framework. It has been adopted by many developers and organizations as their front-end stack including Facebook, Netflix, Dropbox, Reddit and your favorite, Medium too.

In this article we will learn about the advantages of React, go through it’s basic folder structure and build a simple Hello World Web Application in React. …

Hello reader, welcome back to another article! I hope you are doing fine. This article is about Cyber Security and specifically a type of cyber attack known as DDoS. Let’s get started.


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For a company (or simply a…

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In Part 1 of this series, we created a list in Android using some static movies data. But what if we want to populate a list using some web service like some news articles. Welcome to Part 2 of ‘Create a List in Android using RecyclerView’ series.

In this article we will be creating a list in Android using RecyclerView, Retrofit and a Web Service. We have already discussed about RecyclerView in Part 1.

According to Wikipedia, Web service is either a service offered by an electronic device to another electronic device or a server running on a computer device…

Welcome to the first article in ‘Create List in Android using RecyclerView’ Series.

Introduction, some boring stuff

RecyclerView is an Android ViewGroup by definition, meaning it is designed to contain other Android views like Button, TextView, EditText etc. It is basically used to implement lists and grid in Android. Although ListView and GridView are already there but RecyclerView is used the most. Reason being, it can render horizontal, vertical, grid and staggered lists with a slight change of lines of code.

I’ll write about these different Views soon. PS: This tutorial is meant for absolute beginner and beginner level Android Developers.

Okay enough talking…

Rohit Rawat

A frontend developer proficient in Android, React.js and with a 2 years of industry experience in Android.

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