#307 — May 29, 2020

Read on the Web

Mobile Developer Weekly

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Peter Cooper recommends

AWS Releases AWS Amplify Libraries for Android and iOS — AWS Amplify is a set of tools and services for building secure, scalable mobile and web applications, focused on the backend. Amplify iOS or Amplify Android now provide an official supported way to integrate AWS’s cloud-based backend in your mobile apps.

Sébastien Stormacq (AWS)

Brian Rinaldi recommends

Responsive Web Design Turns Ten — Ethan reflects on the concept 10 years after he wrote the article that helped coin the term.

Ethan Marcotte

Chris Brandrick recommends

Results From The Stack Overflow Developer Survey 2020 — Over 65,000 developers took this survey, and the results are out now. Some interesting findings to go over here (such as the rise of Flutter).

Stack Overflow

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Peter Cooper recommends

Android Studio 4.0 Released — Lots of new stuff in the latest release of the official IDE for Android development, including a new Motion Editor to help bring your apps to life, a Build Analyzer to investigate causes for slower build times, and Java 8 language APIs you can use regardless of your app’s minimum API level.


Chris Brandrick recommends

Local Testing on an iPhone — You should be testing on a real-world mobile device, so here’s a nice and quick way to get your localhost server running on an iPhone with the help of ngrok.

Josh Comeau

Holly Schinsky recommends

Continuously Release Your Flutter App to The Play Store using GitHub Actions — How to set up an automated release process for Flutter applications.

Iqan Shaikh

Brian Rinaldi recommends

How To Create A Mobile App In Expo And Firebase (For iOS & Android) — How to create a mobile app using Expo and Firebase services such as Firestore, Firebase functions and Expo push notifications.

Chafik Gharbi

Holly Schinsky recommends

The Proper Way to Make API Calls in Flutter — Common mistakes Flutter engineers make, and a sample project on how to properly make Flutter API calls.

Solidmvp Africa

Faster CI/CD for All Your Software Projects Using Buildkite — See how Shopify scaled from 300 to 1800 engineers while keeping their build times under 5 minutes.

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Brian Rinaldi recommends

Cache Images in an Expo-Managed React Native App — An image caching solution that works on both iOS and Android.

Lane Wagner

Holly Schinsky recommends

How to Add Animations Between Activities with Shared Element Transitions

Nitish Prasad

Holly Schinsky recommends

Four Ways to Conditionally Render in React

Piero Borrelli

Peter Cooper recommends

rawdrawandroid: Build Android Apps Without Any Java, Entirely in C

Charles Lohr