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The Story behind Very Fast iPhone XS JavaScript Performance

by Dylan Schiemann Follow 13 Followers on  Nov 27, 2018

Initial reviews of JavaScript performance benchmarks show the iPhone XS and iPhone XS max having better performance than even an iMac Pro with the Speedometer 2.0 benchmark, which compares performance in real-world framework loading scenarios.

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NativeScript 5.0 Brings Better Developer Experience and More Native Features

by Sergio De Simone Follow 21 Followers on  Nov 08, 2018

The latest release of NativeScript includes a number of changes, such as improved support for Vue.js, better developer experience, and more native features. Additionally, NativeScript 5.0 includes the new NativeScript-Schematics, an Angular extension helping developers to build web and mobile versions of an app from a single project.

AI, ML & Data Engineering Follow 1112 Followers

Apple’s iPhone X Has Custom Neural Engine Processor Built In

by Charles Humble Follow 1007 Followers on  Sep 13, 2017

Speaking in the Steve Jobs Theatre at Apple Park yesterday Philip Schiller, senior vice president of worldwide marketing at Apple, described some of the technology behind the facial recognition system in the newly announced iPhone X including a dedicated neural engine built into the A11 chip.

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CocoaPods Adds Support for Swift and iOS 8 Frameworks

by Sergio De Simone Follow 21 Followers on  Jan 13, 2015

CocoaPods 0.36-beta has recently been released, providing support for iOS 8 frameworks and libraries written in the Swift language, writes Marius Rackwitz (@mrackwitz), member of CocoaPods core team. This release allows pod maintainers to ensure compatibility of existing pods, while also enabling the creation of new pods for Swift libraries.

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Thirty Years of the Apple Mac

by Alex Blewitt Follow 4 Followers on  Jan 23, 2014

Thirty years ago, Apple unveiled the Mac in a seminal advert entitled 1984. InfoQ looks at the history of the Mac and shows the connection between that point and the system you're reading this post on.

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New Relic iPhone App Adds Improved Chart History and UI Improvements

by Anand Narayanaswamy Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 02, 2013

New Relic has recently updated their iPhone App with improved chart history and includes several bug fixes. It enables you to monitor plugins and get alerts as and when they are generated by the monitoring engine.

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Fries: Building a Native Android Interface with HTML, JavaScript and CSS

by Abel Avram Follow 12 Followers on  Jun 15, 2013

Inspired by Ratchet, an iPhone application prototyping framework, Jaune Sarmiento has created Fries, a small framework for creating the UI of Android applications using just HTML, JavaScript and CSS, no native code. While many have done similar interfaces, Fries mimics the native Android 4.0 interface pretty well.

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Build Data Driven and Native Mobile Apps with RAD Studio XE4

by Anand Narayanaswamy Follow 0 Followers on  May 07, 2013

RAD Studio XE 4, recently released by Embarcadero enable developers to develop multi device and true native mobile apps for PCs, iPhone and iPad using a single code base.

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NucliOS: Build iOS Apps with Chart and Grid

by Anand Narayanaswamy Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 16, 2012

NucliOS, developed by Infragistics is a toolset used to create high performance native applications for iPad and iPhone and includes Chart and Grid controls.

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Icenium: Doug Seven on Building Hybrid Mobile Apps for iOS and Android

by Anand Narayanaswamy Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 05, 2012

Icenium is a framework developed by Telerik for building cross platform hybrid mobile apps using HTML and JavaScript. Doug Seven explores the necessity of the framework, its features and provides reactions from the community.

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Ignite UI for Building jQuery Apps

by Anand Narayanaswamy Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 20, 2012

Infragistics recently shipped a brand new framework for building powerful applications named Ignite UI. It contains numerous controls for the creation of next generation mobile applications. In this news article, Anand examines the features of the framework.

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Unit Testing on Mobile Devices with .NET/Mono

by Jonathan Allen Follow 655 Followers on  Feb 17, 2012 1

An ongoing problem with specialized platforms is the lack of support for unit testing. Developers are forced to compromise the quality of their tests or their build process in order to get anything working. Recently MonoTouch has made progress in this area, but Windows Phone and Mono for Android still lag behind.

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A Look at MonoTouch.Dialog

by Jonathan Allen Follow 655 Followers on  Feb 15, 2012

MonoTouch.Dialog is a UI development toolkit designed to dramatically reduce the amount of boilerplate code needed to create application screens for the iPhone and iPad. Through the creative use of attributes, screens are dynamically built from class definitions. Alternately they can be programmatically created or loaded from a JSON document.

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Unifying Hardware Access across Windows Phone, Android, and iOS

by Jonathan Allen Follow 655 Followers on  Dec 01, 2011

Xamarin, purveyors of C# compilers for Android and iOS, is looking to make mobile device code more portable by standardizing the way hardware is accessed. Their new abstraction layer, Xamarin.Mobile, allows the same code for contact, geolocation, and notifications to be used across each type of device.

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JetBrains releases AppCode, an IDE for Objective-C

by Alex Blewitt Follow 4 Followers on  Oct 27, 2011

JetBrains has released AppCode 1.0, their first release of an Objective-C IDE. It requires Mac OSX 10.5 or above. It requires the Apple Developer Tools to be installed (in order to access the simulator and developer headers) but provides more advanced refactoring and code smell detection. AppCode has a free 30-day trial, and discounted licenses until December 31st.

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