#325 — October 2, 2020

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📱 Mobile Dev Weekly

Peter Cooper recommends

Google Play Requiring Android Apps to Use Its Billing System — All Android apps downloaded from the Play Store will be required to use Google’s own billing system for in-app purchases (IAPs) starting in September next year. Big names like Netflix, Spotify, and others currently do not use the Google Play in-app option, thus getting the entire cut of the payment/subscription. This move sees Google align with Apple’s  current practices.

Abner Li

Chris Brandrick recommends

Redeeming Push Notifications — Push notifications have a terrible reputation but if done well can give your users a positive experience. Here’s some pointers on how to get it right.

Ada Rose Cannon

Video Streaming API That's Made for Mobile — Integrating seamlessly into your mobile app's UI, Mux Video is an API-first platform that makes it easy to build beautiful video that streams on any device.

Mux sponsor

Brian Rinaldi recommends

Unit Testing In React Native Applications — Unit testing has become an integral part of the software development process. This tutorial shows you how to test units of a React Native app.

Fortune Ikechi

Holly Schinsky recommends

Integration Testing with flutter_driver — Explains how to add integration testing to your Flutter apps with flutter_driver.

Pierre-Louis Guidez

Peter Cooper recommends

App Store Reviews Should Be Stricter — Better known for starting the GNOME and Mono projects, Miguel weighs in on how Apple’s review policy is too lax.

Miguel de Icaza

Build Code and Ship In App Messaging in a Few Hours — Stream makes it easy with SDKs and Chat React UI Components. Stream powers Feeds and Chat for over 500 million end-users.

Stream sponsor

Brian Rinaldi recommends

Linearly Scale font-size with CSS clamp() Based on the Viewport

Pedro Rodriguez

Chris Brandrick recommends

Optimizing Your Website with Fiddler and Lighthouse

Rob Lauer

Holly Schinsky recommends

Learning Flutter’s New Navigation and Routing System — How to use Flutter’s new Navigator and Router APIs.

John Ryan

Holly Schinsky recommends

How to Integrate Firebase Crashlytics in Your Flutter Apps

Mohit Joshi