#278 — October 18, 2019

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Brian Rinaldi recommends

Ionic React Now Generally Available — If you’re on the lookout for an interesting alternative to React Native, consider the new React-flavored version of Ionic, a popular framework (once more associated with Angular) for building iOS, Android, and desktop apps, as well as PWA webapps.

Max Lynch

Holly Schinsky recommends

Digging Deep: Layout Grids in Mobile App Design — Practical tips and tricks to help you build better layout grids for mobile apps.

Andrey Zhulidin

Launch Scalable iOS/Swift/Android/React Chat In Days... — Developers are using Stream’s scalable chat API & UI components to ship in-app chat in a fraction of the time. Try Stream's chat API, SDK and chat React Components. See why Stream powers the feeds and chat for over 500 million users.

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Brian Rinaldi recommends

A First Look at Ionic React — As mentioned above, Ionic now officially supports React as a first-class target and framework. Here’s a first look at how to this native React version of Ionic Framework.

Nader Dabit

Za'e Johnson recommends

Automatic NativeScript App Deployments with fastlane — Learn how to automate iOS and Android app deployments by using fastlane with NativeScript.

Tiago Alves

Holly Schinsky recommends

Adding Music Controls to your Ionic Capacitor apps — How to play, pause, forward, rewind and stop music in Capacitor Ionic Angular apps.

Abhijeet Rathore

Chris Brandrick recommends

SwiftLibrary: Search for Swift Packages Right From Your Command Line — Intended to be the quickest way to search for packages in the Swift ecosystem.

Kilian Koeltzsch

Peter Cooper recommends

How To Work with AWS Lambda in Swift — Introducing Swift-Sprinter, an open-source library for Swift with AWS Serverless.

Andrea Scuderi

Brian Rinaldi recommends

The Perfect Responsive Menu — Here’s how to create a menu that is accessible and works across mobile and desktop browsers without duplication.


Chris Brandrick recommends

The Joy and Challenge of Developing for KaiOS — Runs through some of the tricks that may help when working with this lightweight operating system.

Nolan Lawson

Push the Boundaries of Video Encoding and Optimized Delivery — Don’t make your users wait for encoding. With Mux, you get the fastest video publishing possible. Sign up today.

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Holly Schinsky recommends

The Best Flutter Responsive UI Pattern

Dane Mackier

Chris Brandrick recommends

What Is Module Stability in Swift & Why Should You Care?

Donny Wals

Brian Rinaldi recommends

How To Develop Apps For Foldable Android Devices

Surender Vikram Singh

Chris Brandrick recommends

30 Things We Often Forget When Designing Mobile Apps

Nick Babich

🗓 Upcoming Events

Kotlin Everywhere, October 19 — Paris, France — A conference dedicated to all uses of Kotlin.

Android Dev Summit, October 23-24 — California, USA — Plenty of sessions, hands-on experiences with product demos, and opportunities to chat with the Android Dev team and community.

Mobile Era, November 7-8 — Oslo, Norway — A multi-track conference covering iOS, Android, the mobile web, PWAs, accessibility and more.

Swift Alps, November 28-29 — Crans-Montana, Switzerland — An experimental Swift 'mountain get-away' with on-site mentors and plenty of workshops.

Mobius, December 7-8 — Moscow, Russia — A conference for mobile app devs with a program of engineering talks covering a wide-range of Android and iOS topics.

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