#261 — June 21, 2019

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

Chris Brandrick recommends

The State of Wifi vs Mobile as 5G Arrives [PDF] — This wide-reaching report is from a few months ago now, but highlights the global network experience that smartphone users receive with many seeing “faster average download speeds using a mobile network than using Wifi”.

Ian Fogg

Peter Cooper recommends

How to Design Your Mobile Emails To Increase On-Site Conversion — Tips you need to know for designing mobile-first emails.

Suzanne Scacca

Months of Training in 1 Week: iOS, Swift, Web, Kotlin, Android — Intense and Immersive Bootcamps.

Big Nerd Ranch sponsor

Brian Rinaldi recommends

Ionic Introduces Stencil One, a Compiler for Web Components and PWAs — Stencil One is a a Web Component compiler for building reusable UI components and Progressive Web Apps.

Bruno Couriol

Chris Brandrick recommends

Security of Mobile OAuth 2.0 — Highlights the concepts of mobile OAuth 2.0 attacks and security mechanisms used to prevent such issues.

Nikita Stupin

Brian Rinaldi recommends

Five Android and iOS UI Design Guidelines for React Native — Why UI designers should follow platform specific guidelines while designing for multiple platforms.

Rakshit Soral

Streaming Video to Mobile Devices on Any Network — Playing video from 3G to Wi-Fi: A guide to HTTP Live Streaming, the adaptive bitrate streaming protocol originally created by Apple and supported by iOS, Android, and more.

Mux sponsor

Holly Schinsky recommends

Build a Theme Manager in Flutter — Learn how to build a simple theme manager to help keep your UI files clean in your Flutter apps.

Dane Mackier

Brian Rinaldi recommends

Introducing the Plum UI Kit for NativeScript — Plum is a new community-created “UI kit” for NativeScript that lets you copy-and-paste individual components or entire views into your app.

Rob Lauer

Brian Rinaldi recommends

Why ‘Sign in with Apple’ is Actually Pretty Great — TJ argues that while there are issues with the implementation of ‘Sign in with Apple’, he thinks it’s a good thing as it moves forward innovation on authentication.

TJ VanToll

Peter Cooper recommends

'Why Google Refunded $200 Because I Missed 5 Lines of Code' — A developer forgot to acknowledge payments in his app. Oops. Always good to hear a nice customer support story though.

Aswin Mohan

Holly Schinsky recommends

▶  How to Build an Installable Progressive Web App with Workbox and Framework7

Timo Ernst

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