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Mobile Development

  • iOS SDK
    iOS 9: Getting Started With SFSafariViewControllerSafari @2x
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    Mobile apps and viewing content on the web are ubiquitous now. For years, iOS developers have been charged with either creating their own web viewing experience inside their app or handing off the URL to Safari. Both of these approaches bring inherent disadvantages that were previously unavoidable. That's all changed with iOS 9 and the introduction of the SFSafariViewController class. With it, you can now provide a full web viewing experience inside your app without having to spend important development time providing it.Read More…
  • Android M
    Exploring the Android M Developer PreviewAndroid m developer preview
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    In May, Google announced the next version of the Android platform, Android M. While it’s still unknown what the "M" stands for, you can get your hands on the Android M developer preview today. Read More…
  • Android SDK
    Creating a Login Screen Using TextInputLayoutMaterialdesign principles metaphor
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    The new TextInputLayout widget, introduced a few days ago during Google I/O 2015, will give your application a true material design look and feel. The usual hint of an EditText will become a floating label when users start typing, making sure that they never lose context of the information they are entering.Read More…
  • Xcode 7
    Advances in Testing With Xcode 7 and Swift 2Testing@2x
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    In the early days of iOS, tools to facilitate testing were not a major focus of Apple's Developer Tools team. This has gradually changed over the years with the introduction of the XCTest framework and, more recently, support for asynchronous and performance testing. With Xcode 7 and Swift 2, Apple is taking another big leap to improve testing in Xcode. In this tutorial, I'm going to walk you through three significant additions that will make testing easier and more enjoyable.Read More…
  • Windows Phone
    Working With App Resources on Windows PhonePreview image
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    Working with app resources can be very helpful to improve your app's performance as well as to widen widen and increase your app's downloads by supporting multiple languages. In this tutorial, you will learn how to use app resources and how to add localization and globalization to your apps.Read More…
  • Design Support Library
    Overview of the Android Design Support LibraryMaterialdesign
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    During Google I/O 2015, Google introduced the Design Support Library for Android developers. This library makes it simple for developers to implement more Material Design concepts into their applications, because many key elements were not available initially out of the box. On top of being easy to use, the Design Support Library is backwards compatible to API 7.Read More…
  • Mobile Development
    Apple Tightens Security With App Transport SecurityIos 9@2x
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    The importance of and attention for security on the web has increased substantially over the past few years. During this year's WWDC, Apple has made it clear that it plans to lead by example by improving security of its operating systems through a new feature, App Transport Security.Read More…
  • JavaScript
    Beyond the Basics With FramerPreview image@2x
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    In my previous tutorial about Framer, I talked about the framework's basic concepts and showed you how to use them to create simple mock-ups. In this tutorial, I am going to focus on a few more advanced features of the framework that allow you to add more complex interactions and effects to your mock-ups.Read More…
  • Mobile Development
    Create a Bluetooth Scanner With Android's Bluetooth APIAndroid preview@2x
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    In this tutorial, we explore what Bluetooth is and how to use the Android Bluetooth API to create an app that scans and displays nearby Bluetooth devices. Additionally, we look over the basics of connecting with a nearby Bluetooth device.Read More…
  • iOS SDK
    watchOS 2: The Power of AnimationsPreview image
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    The new operating system for Apple Watch, watchOS 2, was introduced a couple of weeks ago at WWDC 2015. It brings a lot of improvements, mostly for developers looking to create an Apple Watch app. Animations on watchOS 2 present an exciting and new opportunity for Apple Watch developers. In this tutorial, you will learn everything you need to know about native animations on watchOS 2.Read More…
  • JavaScript
    Creating Prototypes for iOS and Android With Framer: BasicsPreview image@2x
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    With Framer, an open source prototyping framework, you can quickly create interactive mock-ups for your iOS and Android apps using Javascript, HTML, and CSS. In this two-part series, you will find everything you need to get started with Framer 3.Read More…
  • Android
    Debugging Android Apps with Facebook's StethoPicstetho
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    Stetho is an open source debugging platform developed by Facebook that allows you to debug your Android apps using Google Chrome's developer tools. It offers very useful features, such as real-time network inspection, SQLite database inspection, and more. In this tutorial, you are going to learn how to use Stetho in your Android projects.Read More…
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