#319 — August 21, 2020

Read on the Web

📱 Mobile Dev Weekly

Chris Brandrick recommends

TestFlight Forever: Developers Are Building A Better World Outside The App Store — “This club has everything: Cool unreleased apps. Hardly any rules. Endless mystery and tech cred for those who get in”.

David Pierce

Brian Rinaldi recommends

Highlighting Great User Experiences On The Mobile Web — Starting with the Chrome 85 Beta the browser will begin to highlight ‘high quality user experiences’ on the web based on signals from the Core Web Vitals metrics.

Addy Osmani, Ben Greenstein & Josh Simmons (Google)

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

React Native FAQ 2020 — Answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about React Native in 2020.

Jamon Holmgren

Peter Cooper recommends

Farewell, PhoneGap: Reflections on my Hybrid App Development Journey — Thoughts from the head of Developer Relations at Ionic.

Matt Netkow

Chris Brandrick recommends

Announcing AWS Amplify Flutter (Developer Preview) — You can now build full stack cloud-based mobile apps on AWS using Flutter and AWS Amplify.

Ashish Nanda (AWS)

Brian Rinaldi recommends

Android Studio 4.0 – The Most Exciting Updates Explained — Google released the stable version of Android Studio 4.0 back in late May. If you’ve not played with it yet, here are some of the highlights that it brings to the table.

Roger James

Holly Schinsky recommends

Flutter + Firestore: You May Be using It Wrong — Looks at how to use Firebase Cloud Firestore with Flutter.

Michel Feinstein

Brian Rinaldi recommends

Forms And Validation In Ionic React — Learn how to build forms when working with Ionic React and how to make these forms interactive by adding validation rules with helpful text hints.

Jerry Navi

Holly Schinsky recommends

Flutter UI: Everything You Need To Know About Images — How to tackle the most common issues encountered when adding images to your Flutter apps.

Red Fox Jones

Brian Rinaldi recommends

How Apple’s 30% App Store Cut Became a Boon and a Headache

Jack Nicas