Android Password Store October release

We’re back with yet another release! As I tweeted earlier this month, this is going to our last release for a while. There’s a lot of work left to be done, and we’re simply not big enough a team to have these larger changes be done separately from our main development. We’ll still be doing bugfix releases if and when required, so please do file bug reports as and when you encounter issues....

October 22, 2020 · 4 min

Android Password Store September release

Continuing with this new-ish tradition we have going, here are the detailed release notes for the v1.12.0 release. Multiple important announcements at the end of the page, make sure to read the whole thing! New features Extend Autofill support to more browsers Devin J. Pohly and Rounak Dutta collectively contributed support for 3 new Chromium-based browsers: Bromite, Ungoogled Chromium and Kiwi. Allow sorting by recently used This feature was requested a while ago and was implemented by Alex Molinares early in the cycle....

September 21, 2020 · 6 min

Tools of the trade: SDKMAN!

In the fourth post of this series, we’re talking about SDKMAN!. What is SDKMAN? SDKMAN is a SDK Manager. By employing its CLI, you can install a plethora of JVM-related tools and SDKs to your computer, without ever needing root access. Why do I use it? Since I primarily work with Kotlin, having an up-to-date copy of the Kotlin compiler becomes helpful for quickly testing code samples with its inbuilt REPL (Read Evaluate Print Loop)....

September 2, 2020 · 2 min

Android Password Store August release

Continuing this new tradition, here are the detailed release notes for the v1.11.0 build of of Android Password Store that is going out right now on the Play Store and to F-Droid in the coming days. The overall focus of this release has been to improve UX and resolve bugs. Regular feature development has already resumed for next month’s release where we’ll be bringing Android Keystore backed SSH key generation as well as a rewritten OpenKeychain integration for SSH connections....

August 18, 2020 · 5 min

Tools of the trade: fd

Continuing this series, let’s talk about fd. What is fd? fd is an extremely fast replacement for the GNU coreutils' find(1) tool. It’s written in Rust, and is built for humans, arguably unlike find(1). Why do I use it? Other than the obvious speed benefits, one of the most critical improvements you’ll notice in your workflow with fd is the presence of good defaults. By default fd ignores hidden files and folders, and respects ....

August 18, 2020 · 4 min