#​377 — October 22, 2021

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📱 Mobile Dev Weekly

Chris Brandrick recommends

Google Lowers Play Store Fees From 30% to 15% — The company is announcing that all subscription-based apps will now pay a fee of 15 percent. Here’s the official blog post from Sameer Samat at Google.

Dieter Bohn

Brian Rinaldi recommends

Web Apps vs. Native Apps: The Growth of Progressive Web Apps — Feature parity with native apps is the ultimate goal of PWAs, and it’s remarkable how close some PWAs are to native apps — albeit not on iOS.

Richard MacManus

Video Streaming API That's Made for Mobile — Integrating seamlessly into your mobile app's UI, Mux Video is an API-first platform that makes it easy to build beautiful video that streams on any device.

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Peter Cooper recommends

Google Ships Android 12 for the Pixel 3 and Up — The source code has been out all month, but updates for version 12 are finally hitting devices.

Ron Amadeo

Chris Brandrick recommends

Introducing Android Apps on Windows 11 to Windows Insiders — Now Windows 11 is out in the wild, so to is the ability to run Android apps on the OS. It’s early days, but here’s what you need to know.


Brian Rinaldi recommends

Locus — 'Open in App' Alerts — Looks at an increasingly common trend you may have noticed on the mobile web — app install banners, app switching UI, appwalls, etc — along with plenty of screenshot examples, and questions who such things actually serve.

Ethan Marcotte

Chris Brandrick recommends

Moving from Microsoft App Center to Ionic Appflow — Microsoft announced last week that App Center will soon discontinue support for apps running on Apache Cordova. Appflow is Ionic’s alternative should you want to move over.

Christine Perez (Ionic)

Holly Schinsky recommends

Flutter Chore: Telling Your Code Not to Repeat Itself — How to easily limit the execution of a certain code-block to only a fixed amount of times.

Mustafa Dakhel

Holly Schinsky recommends

How to Use The Animated Builder Widget in Flutter Apps

Shaiq khan

Peter Cooper recommends

Swiper: A Modern Mobile Touch Slider — Complete with hardware accelerated transitions and native-like behavior.

Vladimir Kharlampidi