Andres Sandoval

Dec 25, 2021

Tutorial shows how to add “top bar” title app name to an Android Compose activity. Create function topBar() copy snippet below, change string “My Important Dates”.

fun topBar() {
TopAppBar(title = {
text = "My Important Dates",
style = MaterialTheme.typography.h6,
textAlign = TextAlign.Center




Dec 17, 2021

How to push your local code to a new GitHub repo:

  1. Create a repo on GitHub.
  2. Follow GitHub instructions.

OR do below commands:

echo "# AndroidComposeAdMobSDK" >>
git init
git add
git commit -m "first commit"
git branch -M main
git remote add origin
git push -u origin main…



Nov 28, 2021

Error message “Android Gradle plugin requires Java 11 to run. You are currently using Java 1.8”

Android Studio error

Fix: (Mac)

  1. Click Android studio -> Preferences -> Build, Execution, Deployment -> Build Tools -> Gradle -> Gradle JDK-> Select version 11
  2. Clean and build project



Nov 4, 2021

Haven’t watched all the videos, but my favorite topics this year was Android Compose and all the Security improvement changes coming soon.

Cool Android permissions changes for Android 12 Sdk 31, no more asking user permissions to access pictures, cool new Photo Picker API

Compose session:

What’s new…