#243 — February 15, 2019

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Brian Rinaldi recommends

NativeScript 5.2 Comes with Official Support for Vue — Up until recently, Vue.js support was an unofficial community effort, but version 5.2 makes it official bringing feature parity and plugin compatibility to Vue framework support.

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Peter Cooper recommends

Many Popular iPhone Apps Were Recording Your Screen Without Asking — Many major companies have been recording every tap and swipe users make in their iPhone apps. What’s going on? And if you’re doing it too, is it time to stop? (Yes, and Apple is now asking developers to disclose or remove such code.)


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Chris Brandrick recommends

Tips for Making Interactive Elements Accessible On Mobile Devices — Version 2.1 of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines have a section dedicated to mobile accessibility. This article covers some of the new guidelines relating to interactive elements on a page.

Ire Aderinokun

Brian Rinaldi recommends

A/B Testing For Mobile-First Experiences — Tips and advice for implementing A/B testing on mobile for the web.

Suzanne Scacca

Holly Schinsky recommends

Exploring The Stack and IndexedStack Widgets in Flutter

Deven Joshi

Chris Brandrick recommends

Say Goodbye to Short Imports in NativeScript — An upcoming change in how you construct import/require statements in NativeScript 5.2.

Nick Iliev

Brian Rinaldi recommends

Creating a Responsive Grid in React — The basic steps to setup a React app with Flexbox and to create a responsive grid system.

Eric Bishard

Focus on Innovation, Not Infrastructure — Leverage open-source frameworks to build cross platform, native iOS, native Android and web apps with little or no code. Find out more.

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Holly Schinsky recommends

Ionic 4.0 Migration Using TSLint Fixers

Chris Woolum

Brian Rinaldi recommends

Building a Cross-platform In-App Messaging Orchestration Service — A post detailing how Netflix rebuilt its architecture for alerts (moving business logic to an orchestration service), meaning each platform (web, mobile) could focus on the UX.

George Abraham, Devika Chawla, Chris Beaumont, and Daniel Huang

Chris Brandrick recommends

Swift 5 Exclusivity Enforcement — Swift 5 enables runtime checking of “Exclusive Access to Memory” by default in Release builds. This post explains what this change means for Swift devs before delving into why it’s essential to Swift’s strategy for safety/performance.

Andrew Trick

Chris Brandrick recommends

Machine Learning and The Future of Mobile App Development — Four reasons why the next wave of mobile apps will be powered by machine learning.

Karl Utermohlen