#281 — November 8, 2019

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

Brian Rinaldi recommends

NativeScript 6.2: The Darkest Release Ever — New features include support for dark mode, scoped NPM Packages, React and Svelte Support in the Playground and more.

Emil Tabakov

Holly Schinsky recommends

Adding Auth0 to An Ionic Angular App Using Auth Connect — How to secure your Ionic app by adding user authentication with Auth0 and Ionic Auth Connect.

Matt Netkow

Video for Mobile: Build Video in Just Two API Calls — Mux Video is an API-first platform, powered by data and designed by video experts to make beautiful video possible for every development team.

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Brian Rinaldi recommends

Some Things You Oughta Know When Working with Viewport Units — There are a number of “gotchas” when trying to set height and width based on the full height/width of the viewport.

Chris Coyier

Chris Brandrick recommends

Improve React Native Performance with Immutability — How to use a built-in Performance Monitor to measure performance in React Native apps and improve slow components with React features.

Daniel Idaszak

Brian Rinaldi recommends

How to Design a Better Progressive Web App — Some design patterns to follow when designing a PWA.

Suzanne Scacca

Brian Rinaldi recommends

Animating Apps With Flutter — A look at new “Animation and Motion” widgets and how can to use them to add simple and complex animations to a Flutter app.

Shubham SSj

Holly Schinsky recommends

Building Flutter Apps for Multiple Screen Sizes and Devices — Introduces DeviceSimulator for quick testing at multiple screens sizes.

Viktor Lidholt

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Chris Brandrick recommends

Opera Presents The State of Mobile Web Report 2019 for Africa — We seemed to have missed this when it was published earlier this year, but here Opera presents a report offering a detailed look at the digital landscape of the African region.


Brian Rinaldi recommends

A Pragmatic Guide to Designing and Building Responsive Web Apps — Some advice and best practices for getting started building responsive web apps.

Maret Idris

Holly Schinsky recommends

How To Prevent Native Race Conditions With React’s Context API

Nick Parsons

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