#253 — April 26, 2019

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Brian Rinaldi recommends

Understanding WebViews — A good overview of what a WebView is (essentially a native component that lets you render Web-based content within another app), what they’re used for and some of their limitations.

Kirupa Chinnathambi

Brian Rinaldi recommends

Viewport, Resolution, Diagonal Screen Size and DPI for The Most Popular Smartphones — A useful reference of the most common smartphone screen sizes in 35 countries across the world.

James Kielty

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Chris Brandrick recommends

Building Login Functionality for NativeScript Apps — How to build a comprehensive login form including a bonus section on integrating with a backend provider such as Progress Kinvey.

Phani Sajja

Brian Rinaldi recommends

bento-starter: Full-Stack Open-Source Solution to Quickly Build PWA Apps — A template that aims to provide a “powerful and well configured stack (with CI/CD, hosting…) so you can focus on writing your web application very quickly”.

Franck Abgrall

Chris Brandrick recommends

MongoDB to Acquire Open-Source Mobile Database Realm — Realm is a database geared towards mobile apps. If you use MongoDB we have a newsletter for that. ;)

Ron Miller (TechCrunch)

Holly Schinsky recommends

Transform Any Vue App Into An Offline-Ready PWA in 5 Minutes — Learn how to transform an existing Vue application into a PWA or set up a new one.

Filip Rakowski

Brian Rinaldi recommends

Cross-Platform Design: A Look At Challenger Bank Mobile Applications — A look at different approaches to cross-platform design by using bank apps as case studies.

Courtney Yule

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Chris Brandrick recommends

Design A Lead Gen Landing Page For Mobile That Converts — Some tips for improving lead capture pages on mobile.

Suzanne Scacca

Holly Schinsky recommends

Flutter Architecture — ScopedModel, A Complete Guide to A Real World Setup — ScopedModel is known for only being used in small apps, but with the right setup it can also be useful when building medium to larger apps.

Dane Mackier

Brian Rinaldi recommends

Deploying React Native Applications using App Center — Implementing a CI/CD process with React Native using Microsoft’s App Center solution.

Ariya Hidayat

Za'e Johnson recommends

Offloading Tasks to Worker Threads with NativeScript

Rob Lauer (NativeScript)

Brian Rinaldi recommends

Muter: Automated Mutation Testing for Swift — A mutation testing utility that is used to help you determine the quality of your test suite.

Sean Olszewski