Reactor, like RxJava 2, is a fourth generation reactive library launched by Spring custodian Pivotal. It builds on the Reactive Streams specification, Java 8, and the ReactiveX vocabulary. In this article, we’ll draw a parallel between Reactor and RxJava, and showcase the common elements as well as the differences.
Progressive web apps is a new concept that bridges the gap between websites and mobile apps. They promise offline capabilities as well as improved speed and performance. In this article, Mark Pedersen reviews the benefits of progressive web apps and how your company can benefit from this emerging technology.
The world has gone mobile. One of the most challenging situations for app developers is whether to develop a native mobile app or go for cross-platform. This article discusses the pros and cons of cross-platform mobile app development.
InfoQ spoke to Chris Bailey and Patrick Bohrerand asked them where they see Swift going in the future.
When Apple released Xcode 7, they also enabled applications to be distributed to the AppStore through bitcode, instead of per-processor target files. InfoQ looks under the covers at what Bitcode is.
The authors discuss an approach that uses TCP SYN packets for OS ﬁngerprinting to detect the presence of unauthorized OSs in an enterprise. 3
In the fifth instalment of this series, we will describe what is new within Apple Developer Tools, including Xcode Playgrounds, LLDB, UI testing, Interface Builder, etc.
In this article, we are going to examine new features added to iOS and OS X El Capitan main programming languages: the recently open sourced Swift and Objective-C. 2
This series comprises five articles that cover what’s new in iOS 9 SDK, new features in Swift, Objective-C, and developer tools, and Apple’s new bitcode.
With iOS 9, Apple introduced a content blocker mechanism into Safari, which will also be part of OSX El Capitan. InfoQ goes under the hood to find out how they work.
After reviewing new frameworks introduced with iOS 9 in the first instalment of this series, in this second article about iOS 9, we focus on enhancements to existing frameworks.
Although the new iOS 9 SDK does not add as many new features as iOS 8, it does still provide a wealth of new functionality. In this article, we are going to review iOS 9 new frameworks.