#335 — December 11, 2020

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📱 Mobile Dev Weekly

Hey! đź‘‹ Today's issue marks the last regular edition of 2020. We'll be back next week with a roundup issue looking back over the year that was. See you then!

Chris Brandrick recommends

Apple Could Block Apps That Don't Comply With Its App Tracking Transparency Feature — Apple threatened to remove apps from the App Store if they don’t comply with the upcoming App Tracking Transparency feature which allows users to prevent advertisers from tracking their activities.

Jordan Bevan

Brian Rinaldi recommends

NativeScript Now a Member of the OpenJS Foundation — NativeScript recently joined the OpenJS foundation as an incubating project. Here’s the official post about this from the OpenJS foundation.

Bruno Couriol

How to Build New Slack UI/UX with React Native — Stream recently published a tutorial on how to build slack-like navigation, channel list, search, reactions, draft, threads etc. using react-native. Source code of this app is freely available here.

Stream sponsor

Peter Cooper recommends

Brave Complies With Apple iOS Guidelines, Will Continue to Innovate for Users and Creators They Support — A new version of the iOS browser is out - in order to comply with recent stipulations made by Apple.


Brian Rinaldi recommends

How to Build Custom React Media Query Hook for Responsive Apps — How to use media queries in React to conditionally render elements based upon the viewport size.

Cassidy Williams

Holly Schinsky recommends

Expo SDK 40 Is Now Available — Expo is an open-source platform for making universal native apps with React. The Expo SDK 40 has recently been released with updated icons, React Native 0.63, bug fixes, and more.

Brent Vatne

Peter Cooper recommends

▶  Building a Multi-Platform App: iOS, Android & Web in One — A 50-minute walkthrough that takes quite a high level walkthrough what’s needed to build a modern cross-platform app. Expo is the development framework of choice. (720p hurts the code visibility a bit.)

Joe Reckley

Brian Rinaldi recommends

How to Add Push Notifications to a Flutter App using Firebase Cloud Messaging


Chris Brandrick recommends

Google Maps Now Lets You Create Street View Photos with Just A Phone — This update allows any Android user (with an ARCore-compatible device) to create their own Street View photos.

Tom Warren

Changing the Game at AWS re:Invent with AnneMunition Dec. 15, 3pm PST — Nerd out with New Relic and Minecraft disruptor Anne Munition at this exclusive virtual event. Click to sign up now.

New Relic sponsor

Brian Rinaldi recommends

How to Add Capacitor Google Sign In to Your Ionic App

Simon Grimm

Chris Brandrick recommends

Ionic Framework Version 5.5.2 Released — Lots of bug fixes here.

Liam DeBeasi

Chris Brandrick recommends

Understanding User Behavior With These Mobile Analytics Tools

Charlotte Swan