#257 — May 24, 2019

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Mobile Developer Weekly
Cross-platform mobile news, views, and developments

Holly Schinsky recommends

Why I Think Flutter Is The Future of Mobile App Development — A developer introduces reasons why he feels that Flutter appears to be a promising step forward for mobile app developers.

Eric Grandt

Peter Cooper recommends

Awesome Mobile Web Development — An “awesome list” (basically a community curated list of resources) focused on links related to mobile web development. There’s a lot to explore here.

Alexander Myshov

Video for Python with Mux — Easily build beautiful video experiences into your Python app.

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Peter Cooper recommends

In Chrome 76 You Can Hide the 'Add to Home' Info Bar — If a PWA passes the ‘installability checklist’ on Android, a special ‘add to home screen’ bar appears at the bottom of the screen. As a developer you can now override this behavior.

Peter Mclachlan (Google)

Brian Rinaldi recommends

How To Capture iOS Traffic with Fiddler — A step by step tutorial on how to setup your iOS device to use Fiddler as a proxy and capture web traffic from your phone, which you might find useful for debugging.

Kamen Velikov

Holly Schinsky recommends

From Mobile to Web 'In Less Than 4 Beers' with Flutter — A developer explains how he went about porting a subset of their Flutter app to the web.

Iiro Krankka

Peter Cooper recommends

Designing a Dark Theme for OLED iPhones — Suggests that using truly 100% black backgrounds for your app’s dark theme could be a bad idea due to the latency involved in turning that pixel back on again.

Vidit Bhargava

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Holly Schinsky recommends

Draw Under the Android Status Bar Like a Pro — How to put content under Android system bars.

Anton Hadutski

Holly Schinsky recommends

A Guide to Using Futures in Flutter for Beginners — This guide shows you how to create, run, handle errors and execute multiple futures in Flutter.

Dane Mackier

Peter Cooper recommends

Building an Animated Search Bar with React Native

Krissanawat Kaewsanmuang

Peter Cooper recommends

Uploading to Firebase Storage with React Native

Jo E.

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