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Read All Contacts in Android

To follow the posts made for iOS, let’s talk about reading the device contacts in Xamarin.Android.<p>Since Xamarin hasn’t been working on the …

Microsoft Visual Studio

Where in the World is Mobile Development?

In a previous post, we used the Stack Overflow Trends tool to look at how technology usage in mobile development has changed over time. But we’ve …

Mobile Development

Android-Plugins

This is a list of all awesome and useful android studio plugins. This repo will be updated regularly for new entries.<p>Here is an article related to …

Web Design

99.9% crash free sessions

As one of the Android developers of the car2go app, I am happy to share that we achieved our long term goal of 99.9% crash free sessions 🎉. …

Introducing Android 8.0 Oreo

<i>Posted By: Dave Burke, VP of Engineering</i>After more than a year of development and months of testing by developers and early adopters (thank you!), …

Android Oreo

Mastering the Android Support Libraries

Android Support Libraries are an essential part to every Android application and you’ll find them absolutely everywhere. The Support Libraries offer …

Software Development

Screencast: Introduction to ARKit: Getting Started

In this video, you'll get started with ARKit. You'll learn about the various framework components and how to enable ARKit in your app.The post …

Programming

iOS Simulator on steroids: Tips & Tricks

iOS Simulator is an integral part of any iOS development process. We just can’t ignore it. New Simulator from Xcode 9 brings a lot of useful tricks, …

XCode

Code Coverage With codecov

I was poking around GitHub a while back and in the Firefox repo, I saw badge that led me to codecov. This is an awesome little tool for generating …

Software Development

New rules following WWDC 2017

<b>Introduction</b><p>The App Store is a great way to reach hundreds of millions of people around the world. If you build an app that you just want to show to …

App Store

Windows App Studio being sunset

We want to directly thank each of the users of Windows App Studio and we want to be sure you have a smooth transition off when Windows App Studio …

Microsoft Windows

Refactoring an existing Android app to support Instant App.

This article is not exactly an introduction or guide to Instant App. There are plenty of good articles on this topic. I am just going to share some …

iOS 11: The Ultimate App Store Guide

Apple recently unveiled an all-new App Store at the WWDC 2017, which is currently available to users of the beta version of iOS 11 and will be …

How to Combine Ionic Side Menu and Tabs Navigation

The navigation inside Ionic projects is in general quite simple, but once you try to combine different navigation patterns things can get really …

Web Development

MapKit Tutorial: Getting Started

<i>Update June 27, 2017:</i> Updated by Audrey Tam for Xcode 9 beta / iOS 11 / Swift 4. Original post by Ray Wenderlich.Plot Honolulu public artwork data …

Programming

Reduce friction with the new Location APIs

<i>Posted by Aaron Stacy, Software Engineer, Google Play services</i>The 11.0.0 release of the Google Play services SDK includes a new way to access …

Google Play

Google I/O 2017: Empowering developers to build the best experiences across platforms

<i>By Jason Titus, Vice President, Developer Product Group</i><br>It's great to be in our backyard again for Google I/O to connect with developers around the …

Mobile Web

Beautiful animations using Android ConstraintLayout

ConstraintLayout seems to be the hot new thing nowadays. Flattening your view hierarchy, improving performance, supporting arbitrary bounding …

Web Development

20 App Store Screenshot Examples

Gabe Kwakyi | May 10, 2017<p>Who doesn't like to get an idea of what other people are using in their app listings every now and then? It's great for …

Online Dating

WWDC 2017 Initial Impressions

I hope you enjoyed the WWDC keynote and Platforms State of the Union yesterday – I know I did!Whether we were at WWDC, or watching the live steam, …

iOS

Learning Mobile development: should I go Native or Cross-Platform

Reading Time: 7 minutes<p>Recently, one of my readers reached out to me with the following question:<p>I am trying to decide whether to learn native mobile …

Software

15 Reasons Why You Should Develop Ionic Apps

If you plan to develop your next app and are undecided whether you go for native or a cross-platform framework, this guide will give you 15 rock …

JavaScript

Essential | Why I started Essential

And to be honest I still do ask myself that sometimes…but not too often.<p>So why did I create Essential? Well, my hardware engineers wanted me to talk …

Andy Rubin

I/O 2017: Everything new in the Google Play Console

<i>Posted by Vineet Buch, Director of Product Management, Google Play Apps & Games</i><i><br>Read this in العَرَبِيَّة‎‎, Bahasa Indonesia, Deutsch, español</i> …

Google

The Beginner’s Guide to Web Storage API and Related Tools

Web Storage is a software method and protocol used for storing data in a web browser. It is similar to HTTP session cookies, for storing name-value …

JavaScript

Playground: Whatʼs new in Swift 4

I made an Xcode playground that lets you try out many of the new features coming in Swift 4. You can download it on GitHub.The cool thing is that you …

Programming

More Platforms, More Choices, More Power: Visual Studio Mobile Center at Build

Last fall we introduced Visual Studio Mobile Center (Preview), a cloud service designed to help developers manage the lifecycle of their mobile apps …

Software Development

Identifying an Android Device – Available Identifiers

Here are various IDs can be obtained programmatically on Android that can be used to identify a device or installation. I’ve tried to provide a …