Android’s RecyclerView, item clicks, how to

RecyclerView is a great class what you should consider over ListView for building list interfaces. It offers more flexibility and has built-in hooks that make implementing animations and custom layouts much easier compared to ListView. Unfortunately RecyclerView is missing a couple of features that ListView had built-in. For example the ability to add an OnItemClickListener that triggers when an item is clicked. RecyclerView allows you to set an OnClickListener in your adapter, but passing on that click listener from your calling code, to the adapter and to the ViewHolder, is complicated for catching a simple item click.

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Tools for Universal Windows Apps 1.1.1, Visual Studio Emulator for Android, Tools for Apache Cordova Update 3

“Tools for Universal Windows Apps 1.1.1: This update, which is what you’ll get with a new installation, fixes a bug in Tools for Universal Windows Apps 1.1 where Visual Studio failed to create a package for a UWP app that uses a WinRT component.”

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Project Islandwood: Objective-C for Windows?

Project Islandwood is now open source (MIT license), with all the code residing at github. This project includes and Objective-C compiler (sadly no Swift for us Objective-C haters), Objective-C runtime, iOS headers (this is the “bridge” bit that translates iOS calls to Windows calls) and Visual Studio integration.

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