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Errata for Real-World Android by Tutorials, 1st Edition

Creating this topic to catch any typos and bugs in the 1st Edition of Real-World Android by Tutorials.

In the Building Features – Animals Near You section, the starter project has an older version of Hilt than the finished project. This caused issues with the project unable to resolve the HiltViewModel dependency.

In section 2,
10.6 - Handling dependency injection

The DaggerSharingComponent file does not appear in the book.

DaggerSharingComponent.builder ()
.context (requireActivity ())
.moduleDependencies (
EntryPointAccessors.fromApplication (
requireActivity (). applicationContext,
SharingModuleDependencies ::
.build ()
.inject (this)

  • 13.Custom Views

Understanding the Canvas coordinate system

Figure 13.2 — Android Canvas Coordinates System

In Figure 11.2, you can see that an (x,y) pair represents each…

The correct thing would be: In Figure 13.2, you can see that an (x,y) pair represents each…

For chapter 5, this isn’t really an issue with the book but with the starter code. Once I finished completing the chapter my test wouldn’t pass… I was racking my brain until I realized the fake server couldn’t find the asset file.

I have to make sure my file had the sourceSets object setup pointing to the right directory.

Just FYI

This is an issue with the book, since chapter 5 makes no mention of the need to set the sourceSets in the file. Thankfully you posted here, otherwise I would have also been wracking my brain trying to figure out why my tests were timing out :frowning: