#328 — October 23, 2020

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📱 Mobile Dev Weekly

Peter Cooper recommends

Apple Bringing Face ID and Touch ID to the Web — Multi-factor authentication has taken off online in a big way, but can often require clumsy mechanisms like text messages or third party apps to work. So Apple is bringing its native Face ID and Touch ID mechanisms to the Web on top of the Web Authentication API.

Jiewen Tan (WebKit)

Chris Brandrick recommends

Android Development in 2020 — How has the Android developer community adapted to 2020? How has the developer community shifted to remote events and learning resources?

Nate Ebel

ButterCMS Melts into Your Flutter App. #1 Rated Headless CMS — ButterCMS is the #1 rated Headless CMS for Flutter. Enable your marketing team to update website content w/ our easy to use dashboard. Fast content API for modern apps. Secure. Scalable. Less Code. Try free today for 30 days.

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Peter Cooper recommends

Faster Web App Delivery with PRPL — PRPL is a pattern for structuring and serving web applications and Progressive Web Apps with an emphasis on improved app delivery and launch performance.

Addy Osmani

Peter Cooper recommends

What To Know About iPhone 12 Screen Sizes — The 2020 iPhone release brings four new models with three new device sizes including a 5.4” mini. Here’s a recap of what you need to know to update your apps for the new devices.

Keith Harrison

Related: How iOS Apps Adapt to the various iPhone 12 Screen Sizes
Geoff Hackworth

Peter Cooper recommends

Supercharging Android Apps with GPU Accelerated Machine Learning — A hands on tutorial that teaches you how to leverage your on-device phone GPU for accelerated data processing and machine learning with Android NDK and Vulkan Kompute.

Alejandro Saucedo

Peter Cooper recommends

Apple Now Allowing 180 Day Pre-Ordering for App Store Apps — You can now let customers pre-order your app up to 180 days before release. It wouldn’t surprise us if people take advantage of this to test the market for apps that don’t even yet exist?

Apple Developer

Holly Schinsky recommends

Enhance Android WebView Performance using Glide — Explains how you can increase the performance of your mobile Android apps (that use a WebView) using Glide.

Mudit Sen

Peter Cooper recommends

Coil 1.0: Kotlin Coroutine Powered Image Loading for Android — A Kotlin-first image loading library for Android built on top of Kotlin Coroutines.

Colin White (Instacart)

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 one billion end-users.

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Brian Rinaldi recommends

Announcing Ionic Vue: A Native Vue Version of Ionic Framework

Liam DeBeasi

Brian Rinaldi recommends

Android Studio 4.1 Includes New Database Inspector, Integrated Emulator, TensorFlow Lite Bindings


Holly Schinsky recommends

Pro Tips for Setting Up A React Native Project

Tamás Menyhárt

Peter Cooper recommends

Apple's 'Interoperability Between Swift and C++' Manifesto

Brian Rinaldi recommends

How to Test Responsive Web Design Cross-Browser Compatibility

Craig Buckler

Holly Schinsky recommends

5 Flutter Tools for Faster & More Productive Project Development

Pooja Bhaumik