#344 — February 26, 2021

Read on the Web

📱 Mobile Dev Weekly

Chris Brandrick recommends

Announcing The Beta Release of Jetpack Compose — This new UI toolkit is designed to make it faster and easier to build native apps across all Android platforms. It’s due to 1.0 later this year.

Anna-Chiara Bellini, Nick Butcher (Google)

Brian Rinaldi recommends

Create Responsive Image Effects With CSS Gradients And aspect-ratio — A classic problem in CSS is maintaining the aspect ratio of images across related components, such as cards. The newly supported aspect-ratio property in combination with object-fit provides a remedy to this headache of the past.

Stephanie Eckles

Peter Cooper recommends

Creating an iOS Share Extension for a Turbo (Ruby on) Rails App — As the impact of Turbo and Hotwire spreads in the world of Ruby on Rails, we’ll get more tutorials like this that show how quickly we can bridge across web and native landscapes. This could get exciting.

Julian Rubisch

Holly Schinsky recommends

Convert Your WordPress Site Into a PWA: The Ultimate Guide — How to convert your WordPress website into a Progressive Web App (PWA) instantly (without coding) - recommended plugins included.

Luke Vu

Chris Brandrick recommends

Introducing Kotlin Multiplatform in An Existing Project

Marco Gomiero

Holly Schinsky recommends

How to Ensure Mobile App Security — A checklist of security considerations that may keep your app secure.

Usman Khalid

📲 Quick Bits

Chris Brandrick recommends

Everything I'd Do Differently If I Could Go Back and Rewrite My Android App Today

Stephan Miller

Peter Cooper recommends

Objection: A Runtime Mobile Exploration Toolkit — Built to help you assess the security posture of your mobile apps, without needing a jailbreak. Supports both iOS and Android.


Peter Cooper recommends

KeyboardKit 4.0: A Swift Library to Create Custom Keyboard Extensions for iOS and iPadOS — Create custom keyboards with characters, numbers, symbols, emojis, images and more.