#302 — April 24, 2020

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Mobile Developer Weekly

Chris Brandrick recommends

Leaker Claims Mobile Version of Xcode Coming to iPad — Apple could be developing a version of Xcode that runs on iPads, according to a new rumor circulating this week.

Tim Hardwick

Brian Rinaldi recommends

Flutter on CodePen — You can now create Flutter projects that run in the browser using CodePen’s new Flutter editor.


PathSense Smart Geofence, 6x Faster Than Google — PathSense Smart Geofence for Android & iOS is: 6x faster and 6x more accurate than Google Play Geofencing. Reliable in waking up your app from the background. Optimized for Android O, P, and Q. Test the SDK in your App for free today.

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Holly Schinsky recommends

From Idea to 1M Users in A Week with Expo — The VP of Engineering at Zoe (a nutritional science company), talks about how they went from concept to completion, building a COVID-19 Symptom Tracker in a week with a small team of volunteers.

Julien Lavigne du Cadet

Holly Schinsky recommends

Building a React Native App with Expo — A summary of the steps to go from concept to a published app in two weeks, using both React Native and Expo.

Mike Perrotta

Brian Rinaldi recommends

Responsive Images the Simple Way — A look at handling resolution switching using the srcset and sizes attributes.

Scott Vandehey

Brian Rinaldi recommends

How Animations in React Native work — Two ways to handle animations in React Native and the pros and cons of each.

Mehul Mohan

Peter Cooper recommends

Flipper: Extensible Mobile App Debugging — A platform for debugging iOS, Android and React Native apps. Visualize, inspect, and control your apps from a simple desktop interface.


Brian Rinaldi recommends

Responsive Web And Desktop Development With Flutter — A look at the current state of Flutter for browser-based apps and how to create a responsive app using it.

Carmine Zaccagnino

Launch Scalable iOS/Swift, Android, React Chat In Days — Stream makes it easy with SDKs and Chat React UI Components. Stream powers Feeds and Chat for over 500 million end-users.

Stream sponsor

Holly Schinsky recommends

The Move to React Native — Why one mobile engineer chose to use React Native for their app development platform.

Matthew Eckstein

Brian Rinaldi recommends

Get Started with React Native & Google Sign In — How to add Google authentication to a React Native app.

Anwar Gul

Brian Rinaldi recommends

Apple May Let You Try Apps Without Installing Them — Coming in iOS 14? Apple are said to be testing a new app previews feature via an API called “Clips.”

Jay Peters

Chris Brandrick recommends

GitHub for Mobile 1.1 — …brings branch switching, issue templates, user autocomplete, and more to general availability.


Chris Brandrick recommends

Optionals in Swift Objective-C Interoperability

Fabián Cañas

Brian Rinaldi recommends

Loading and Caching Images with Just One Annotation in Android

Anurag Mandal