#259 — June 7, 2019

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

🍏 Updates from WWDC 2019

Brian Rinaldi recommends

iOS Apps Will Run On MacOS with Project Catalyst — Apple announced during its WWDC keynote that iOS apps will run on macOS, starting with the next major release of macOS this fall — macOS Catalina.

Romain Dillet (TechCrunch)

Za'e Johnson recommends

Apple’s WWDC19 Keynote for Mobile Designers — A list of changes and features in iOS 13 that will have a substantial impact on mobile design and development.

Nick Babich

Forget Slow iOS Builds — Semaphore is now the fastest way to test and deploy iOS apps. Powerful CI/CD pipelines run 42% faster comparing to Travis and auto-scale to every git push. Sign up free with GitHub and give it a try today.

Semaphore 2.0 sponsor

Chris Brandrick recommends

Apple Will Soon Require Apps with Any Third-Party Logins to Offer 'Sign In With Apple' Too — If your app has sign-up/sign-in via either Facebook or Google, Apple will soon require you to offer up their privacy-focused option also.

Brian Heater and Matthew Panzarino (TechCrunch)

Peter Cooper recommends

Apple Developer Documentation: SwiftUI Tutorials — A collection of tutorials on how to get started with Apple’s new SwiftUI — a modern way to declare user interfaces for any Apple platform.

Apple Developer

Brian Rinaldi recommends

The iOS 13 Beta Suggests That 3D Touch Could Soon Be Discontinued — 3D Touch’s key pieces of functionality can now be accessed via a long press.

Jon Porter

Peter Cooper recommends

It’s Finally Possible to Code Web Apps On An iPad Pro

Owen Williams

Brian Rinaldi recommends

NativeScript Now Supports Angular 8 — NativeScript now supports this latest update, with Ivy support on the way.

Vladimir Amiorkov

Peter Cooper recommends

Patterns for Promoting PWA Installation on Mobile — How to promote the installation of Progressive Web Apps (plus some best practices to follow).

Google Developers

Holly Schinsky recommends

Flutter with Dart — Is it worth it? — A look at the pros and cons of using Flutter to build your mobile apps.

Tomas Petras Rupšys

Chris Brandrick recommends

▶  Incorporating Google Analytics Into Web Applications — How to capture and analyze activity for Progressive Web Apps.

Google Chrome Developers

Brian Rinaldi recommends

Capacitor 1.0 Aims to Improve the Creation of Hybrid, Web, and Native Apps — A look at some of what is in the Capacitor 1.0 release.

Sergio De Simone

The Open Source Conundrum: How Do We Keep the Lights On? — Thoughts behind funding need to change if Open Source is to remain sustainable well into the future.

CodeFund sponsor

Holly Schinsky recommends

Real Time Messaging with Flutter — How to implement real time messaging in your Flutter apps.

Olivier Brand

Brian Rinaldi recommends

Android in Style — Key things to understand about styling native Android apps looked at via comparing them to CSS features.

James Porter

Chris Brandrick recommends

One Year Into GDPR, Most Apps Still Harvest Data Without Permission

Allison Schiff

Brian Rinaldi recommends

A Checklist for Mobile App Security

Roger James

🗓 Upcoming Events

GOTO, June 17-20 — Amsterdam, Netherlands — A software development conference designed for developers, team leads, architects, and project managers.

Droidcon, July 1-3 — Berlin, Germany — Android experts converge to support the Android platform and create a strong network for developers and companies.

Swift Island, July 3-4 — Texel, Netherlands — An all-inclusive experimental conference happening a month after Apple's WWDC 2019.

Hacking with Swift, July 8-9 — Bath, England — A new, in-person iOS event covering everything new from WWDC plus a variety of core skills and techniques.