Android: How to reset score from Google Play Games leaderboards

Laura Suciu
Recently I had to work with Leaderboards and scores for our new game QuickAZ. So while I was developing and testing the game, my scores were registered to Leaderboards, which was a good thing :D. RESET THE SCORE BEFORE PUBLISHING...
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Google Play Games API + Playground

Catalin Prata
The Problem… So I wanted to reset my score on one of my google play games here(QuickAZ) and for that I could use Google Play Games API if the user was registered as a tester in the play console. In order to...
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Android Back Directly To Root Activity

Laura Suciu
Awhile ago I had to fix a back flow navigation between activities. I had 4 activities A -> B -> C -> D and If I pressed the back button from Activity D I wanted to go back to A. And if...
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Android Studio Tip #6 – Multiple Cursors

Laura Suciu
I have heard before about this “ability” of Android Studio of having multiple cursors active at the same time, but I haven’t found it very useful until today. You can see what I am talking about in the gif below:...
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Android Studio Tip #5 – Autocomplete “for” statement

Laura Suciu
When you want to write a for statement most of you guys (or at least me :P) start to write character by character “for (int i = 0; i < list.size(); i++)”. Well Android Studio makes this easier for us...
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Android Studio Tip #4 – Automatic Negation

Laura Suciu
Sometimes, (in fact, many times :P) you have to negate boolean expressions, and in order to do that, you write the expression and after that you go back to the beginning to add “!”, am I right? 😀 Well, you can...
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Android Studio Tip #3 – Open Class At Specific Line

Laura Suciu
Did you know that you can open a class at a specific line? This is very useful if you do code reviews and you want to open a specific class to a specific line. Well, Android Studio let us to achieve...
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Android Debugging is not working

Laura Suciu
PROBLEM You add breakpoints and you cannot debug your code. CAUSE The problem might be that you have ProGuard enabled in the gradle file. <span class=”pln”>buildTypes </span><span class=”pun”>{</span><span class=”pln”> release </span><span class=”pun”>{</span> <span class=”pln”> minifyEnabled </span><span class=”kwd”>true</span> <span class=”pun”>}</span> 1 2...
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Genymotion Get Google Play Services

Laura Suciu
If you need Google Play Services, you must know that Genymotion doesn’t have Google Play by default, at least for the moment. So you have to download a zip file containing it from here. In the site from above,  you should search for...
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