#306 — May 22, 2020

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Mobile Developer Weekly

Brian Rinaldi recommends

Announcing React Native for MacOS (and More) — Microsoft have been using React Native with Windows for a while now but macOS is now getting full support alongside that. Plus React Native for the Surface Duo and a variety of new modules for Windows users including WebView, Camera, and a date/time picker.

Kiki Saintonge (Microsoft)

Brian Rinaldi recommends

Introducing .NET Multi-Platform App UI — A new UI framework for building cross-platform app UI, including mobile, called .NET MAUI.

Scott Hunter

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Chris Brandrick recommends

Get Things Done Quickly with PWA App Shortcuts — App shortcuts (currently available in Chrome 84 for Android) can give users quick access to a handful of common actions.

François Beaufort & Jungkee Song

Brian Rinaldi recommends

Announcing IoniConf 2020 — A just announced free online event happening on June 24th.

Mike Hartington

Brian Rinaldi recommends

Can Data Visualization Improve The Mobile Web Experience? — Suzanne Scacca proposes some ways to turn essential content into graphics to conserve space, create a more engaging UI and preserve the overall integrity of your content on mobile.

Smashing Magazine

Brian Rinaldi recommends

iOS 14 May Have A New AR App That Can Read Apple-Branded QR Codes — The QR codes could be used to get promotions at stores.

Jay Peters

Holly Schinsky recommends

How To Make Your PWA Offline On Demand — Allow your users to control when their PWA is in offline mode or not.

David Dal Busco

Brian Rinaldi recommends

Modern Touch-Friendly Design — Guidelines to follow when creating touch interfaces on mobile.

Addy Osmani

Holly Schinsky recommends

A Practical Road-Map for Flutter Development

Mohan Talupula

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.

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Chris Brandrick recommends

Detect Inactive Users with The Idle Detection API — Currently in development, this API can be used to find out when a user isn’t actively using their device.

Thomas Steiner

Brian Rinaldi recommends

How We Reduced Our Production APK Size by 70% in React Native? — Some steps that can help reduce Android application size when using React Native.

U Sai Rajesh

Holly Schinsky recommends

Explore ARCore in Flutter — A look at Google’s platform for building augmented reality, and how it’s handled in Flutter.

Shaiq Khan

Brian Rinaldi recommends

Goodbye to The Red Screen Error in React Native — A look at the new debugging experience in React Native version 0.63 called LogBox.

Jayant Kumar Yadav

Holly Schinsky recommends

How to Implement Machine Learning Models in Your Mobile Apps with Fritz AI

Austin Kodra