#​363 — July 9, 2021

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📱 Mobile Dev Weekly

Chris Brandrick recommends

Do App Store Rules Matter? — After a decade of arguing, regulators will change Apple’s App Store rules. Benedict ponders just how much money are we talking about, what might happen next and…who cares?

Benedict Evans opinion

Peter Cooper recommends

A Deep Dive into Airbnb’s Server-Driven UI System — How Airbnb ships features faster across web, iOS, and Android using a server-driven UI system named Ghost Platform.

Ryan Brooks

Meet HQ Trivia’s Think Partner — At first, intent developed a custom HLS streaming engine for HQ Trivia’s Android app and completed it in a record time of 3 weeks. Since then, intent has been helping HQ design and build their mobile apps and streaming platform. Develop with intent.

Intent sponsor

Brian Rinaldi recommends

How to Use Swift in Your React Native App — How to integrate native code written in Swift into a React Native app.

Akinn Rosa

Holly Schinsky recommends

An Introduction to Test Driven Development in Flutter — The first part in a series on how to apply the basic principles of Test Driven Development to a Flutter app.

Guillaume Roux

⚡️ Quick Bits

Why Windows 11 Going with Amazon for Its Android Apps, and Not Google, Is A Masterstroke
Daryl Baxter

The Key Element to Responsive Websites: The Importance of The Meta Viewport Tag
Mayank Av

Assessing the App Store Landscape That Came Before Apple
Ernie Smith

Chris Brandrick recommends

An Android 12 Review for Developers — Here’s a look at the new features in Android 12 and how developers need to adopt their apps for them.

Kirill Rozov

Holly Schinsky recommends

Build A React Native Component Library with Storybook — How to create a component library in React Native using both Storybook and Shopify Restyle.

Caelin Sutch

Peter Cooper recommends

libimobiledevice: A Cross-Platform FOSS Library Written in C to Communicate with iOS Devices Natively — A software library that talks the protocols to support iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and Apple TV devices running iOS on Linux without the need for jailbreaking.