#301 — April 17, 2020

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Mobile Developer Weekly

Brian Rinaldi recommends

Announcing Capacitor 2.0 — This new version of Ionic’s native runtime introduces Swift 5 and Xcode 11+ support, Android 10 (SDK29) and AndroidX support, and more.

Matt Netkow

Peter Cooper recommends

Migrating Duolingo’s Android App to 100% Kotlin — Google has been encouraging people to use Kotlin rather than Java for Android development for a while, so it’s interesting to see how Duolingo found the migration experience.

Art Chaidarun (Duolingo)

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Brian Rinaldi recommends

Google Tightens Play Store Rules to Stop Android App Subscription Scams — Starting June 16th, apps will have to be clear about the terms of their paid subscriptions and free trials and provide a clear way for users to cancel.

Jon Porter

Chris Brandrick recommends

What’s New in Swift 5.2 — Version 5.2 is now available as part of Xcode 11.4 — here’s an overview of the recent changes.

Bill Morefield

Holly Schinsky recommends

Announcing CodePen Support for Flutter — Browser-based development environment CodePen is adding support for Flutter.

Zoey Fan

Brian Rinaldi recommends

Google Is Replacing Some Android Apps in Chrome OS with Web Apps

Monica Chin

Chris Brandrick recommends

Setting up Authentication in a Kotlin Android App

Eshiet Ekemini

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Brian Rinaldi recommends

Stacks for React Native — A framework to help build React Native views that adds a grid, white space management and layout debugging tools.

Marcin Dziewulski

Brian Rinaldi recommends

pwa-install — A Web Component from the PWABuilder team that aims to improve the install experience for PWAs.


Chris Brandrick recommends

Why You Should Keep Faith with React Native

Zain Sajjad

Peter Cooper recommends

How To Reduce App Size By 50% With Split APKs

Steven Popovich

Holly Schinsky recommends

How to Survive Breaking-Changes of Major React Native Releases

Erez Zohar