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How Reddit Rewrote Their iOS App to Improve Performance, Modularity, and Testing

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  Sep 19, 2018

Reddit has been hard at work in the last year to improve the performance of their iOS app while also making it suitable for faster iteration cycles, improved test coverage, and better extensibility. All of this was made possible by evolving the app original MVC architecture into a Model-View-Presenter (MVP) architecture.

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Tink is Google Cryptographic Library for the Cloud, Android, and iOS

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  Sep 07, 2018

Tink is a multi-language, cross-platform cryptographic library developed by a group of cryptographers and security engineers at Google to help developers implement cryptography correctly without being cryptographic experts. Under development for the last two years, version 1.2 adds support for Cloud, Android, and iOS platforms, and C++ and Objective-C.

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Cloud Native Computing Foundation Accepts Harbor into CNCF Sandbox

by Eldert Grootenboer Follow 3 Followers on  Sep 01, 2018

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) has announced that they have accepted Harbor, a cloud-native registry that stores, signs, and scans container images, into their sandbox. Harbor extends Docker Distribution, the Docker toolset used to work with Docker content, by adding functionalities such as security, identity, and management.

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Airbnb Open-Sources MvRx for Android App Development in Kotlin

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  Aug 30, 2018

MvRx (pronounced “mavericks”) helps Android developers implement common features and integrate their apps properly with the OS. MvRx is written in Kotlin and powers all Android development at Airbnb, writes Airbnb engineer Gabriel Peal.

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Microsoft Announces Public Preview of Windows Container Support in Azure App Service

by Eldert Grootenboer Follow 3 Followers on  Aug 25, 2018 1

Microsoft has released the public preview of Windows container support in Azure App Service, which provides more control over what gets installed into the App Service environment. This announcement extends the capabilities of the web app for containers service not only to run Linux based, but now Windows-based containerized environments as well.

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The Machine Learning Behind Android Pie Smart Linkify API

by Alex Giamas Follow 10 Followers on  Aug 20, 2018

Last week, Google announced Android 9, codenamed Pie. Android is launching a set of new features, powered by Artificial Intelligence. One of the most important new AI powered features is Android Smart Linkify. This article explores the architecture behind the dual in-device Neural Network powering content understanding in context to generate smart links on any text showing up on an Android phone.

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Microsoft Driver Module Framework Aims to Ease Windows Driver Development

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  Aug 20, 2018

Windows driver developers should now have an easier way to create simple and structured drivers, as well as to share code amongst drivers, using the new Microsoft Driver Module Framework (DMF), which has been recently open sourced.

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Android Pie Brings Adaptive Battery, Neural Networks API 1.1 and More

by Diogo Carleto Follow 41 Followers on  Aug 15, 2018

Google has released Android Pie. Android Pie brings display cutout support, Neural Networks API 1.1, Magnifier widget, Adaptive Battery, Slices, Indoor positioning with Wi-Fi RTT, and more.

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Microsoft Announces the General Availability of Linux on App Service Environment

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 7 Followers on  Aug 15, 2018

Microsoft announced the general availability of Linux on App Service Environment (ASE), which enables customers to combine the features of App Service on Linux and App Service Environment. This release is a follow up on May's public preview, which allowed customers to deploy Linux and containerized apps in an App Service Environment.

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Microsoft Quantum Katas Help Developers Discover Quantum Computing with Q#

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  Aug 09, 2018 1

Based on the idea of code katas, Microsoft has open-sourced a new project called Quantum Katas, that aims to help developers move their first steps in quantum computing using the Q# language. Quantum Katas are a set of programming exercises of growing complexity that provide immediate feedback to learners.

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NetBSD 8.0 Brings Spectre V2/V4, Meltdown, and Lazy FPU Mitigations, and More

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  Jul 24, 2018

NetBSD 8.0, a major release of the BSD-based OS providing portability across many architectures, brings mitigations for the Spectre V2/V4, Meltdown, and Lazy FPU vulnerabilities, along with many new features and bug fixes.

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Android Studio 3.2 Beta 3 Brings Navigation Editor, Android App Bundle and More

by Diogo Carleto Follow 41 Followers on  Jul 13, 2018

Google has released Android Studio 3.2 Beta 3 in the Beta channel. This version brings a new Assistant panel and Navigation Editor, Android Jetpack, AndroidX migration, Android App Bundle, new Android Profiler, Lint checking, and more.

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Android Emulator Now Supports AMD Hardware Acceleration and Hyper-V on Windows

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  Jul 11, 2018

The latest release of the Android Emulator for Windows aims thus to boost its performance when running on AMD processors or a Microsoft Hyper-V hypervisor by bringing support for hardware accelerated enhancements that were previously only available for Intel processors.

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Continuous Integration for Google Play Apps

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  Jul 05, 2018

At the last Google I/O conference, Google introduced version 3 of its Google Play Publishing API, which enables developers to publish their apps to Google Play from their continuous integration workflows.

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Flutter Release Preview 1 Supports ML Kit and More

by Diogo Carleto Follow 41 Followers on  Jul 04, 2018

Google recently announced Flutter Release Preview 1. Flutter is an open-source framework for cross-platform app development for both iOS and Android. Flutter Release Preview 1 includes support for hardware keyboards and barcode scanners, video recording, ML Kit, an update to the Flutter extension for Visual Studio Code, and more.

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