#​373 — September 17, 2021

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📱 Mobile Dev Weekly

Peter Cooper recommends

Apple Must Allow Other Forms of In-App Purchases, Rules Judge in Epic V. Apple — This news broke just after we sent last week’s issue — the order potentially opens up a new avenue for making purchases on the iPhone.

Russell Brandom

Brian Rinaldi recommends

The Future of The App Store Depends On The Difference Between A ‘Button’ and An ‘External Link’ — A close read of the injunction in Epic v. Apple.

Nilay Patel

Chris Brandrick recommends

Shipping Clubhouse on Android in 10 Weeks — A peek behind the curtain at audio app Clubhouse. This post outlines the process behind quickly creating their Android app from scratch, along with what challenges they faced, and what was learned along the way.

Mopewa Ogundipe

Shortcut Puts the 'Can' in Kanban and the Agile in Agile — Imagine how much more you could get done if your project management tools didn't make you sigh. Shortcut is the ideal solution for task management, bug tracking, iteration planning, and reporting. Delight the scrum gods and give us a try for free.

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Chris Brandrick recommends

Running React Native Everywhere — An in-depth, multi-part guide on running a common React Native codebase, not only on iOS and Android, but also on macOS, Windows, and as a web app, browser extension, as well as within Electron.


Peter Cooper recommends

NativeScript 8.1 Released — Chiefly a bug fix and stabilization release.


Chris Brandrick recommends

Superpack: Pushing The Limits of Compression in Facebook’s Mobile Apps — Superpack is a compression technology used at Facebook which combines compiler analysis with data compression for size optimizations “beyond the capability” of traditional compression tools.

Sapan Bhatia

Holly Schinsky recommends

An Introduction to Flutter State Management — This is the first post in a series dedicated to state management in Flutter. Part two is also available.

Shakuri Cs

Brian Rinaldi recommends

Integrating Firebase with React Native — Learn how to start building your cross-platform mobile app MVP with the power of Firebase and React Native.

Aman Mittal

Holly Schinsky recommends

Ionic: Write Once Run Everywhere — A basic introduction to the Ionic Framework and how it’s a great choice for developing cross-platform apps within one code base.

Fatih Özkır

Chris Brandrick recommends

Google Slapped with A $177 Million Fine by South Korea's Antitrust Authorities — The Korea Fair Trade Commission has imposed a $177 million fine on Google, accusing the tech giant of hampering the development of Android rivals.

M Moon

Peter Cooper recommends

Tailwind Mobile: Mobile UI Components Built with Tailwind CSS — Includes lots of utilities and components with a native iOS or Material Design look, currently available for React, with plans for Svelte and Vue in the future.

Vladimir Kharlampidi

Chris Brandrick recommends

Accelerated Kotlin Build Times with Kotlin Symbol Processing 1.0


Chris Brandrick recommends

Apple Just 'Copied' A Developer's Apple Watch Keyboard After Yanking It From The App Store

Tom Maxwell