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Google’s Cross-Platform Mobile UI Framework Flutter Now in Beta

by Sergio De Simone Follow 8 Followers on  Mar 02, 2018

Flutter, now in beta, is Google attempt to create a framework for cross-platform interfaces for both iOS and Android apps that behave and feel like native, although not standard, UIs.

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Google ARCore Hits 1.0, Runs on More Devices

by Sergio De Simone Follow 8 Followers on  Feb 28, 2018

Following its preview announcement, Google is now releasing ARCore 1.0, which greatly extends the set of supported devices.

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Dart 2 Revamped for Mobile Development

by Sergio De Simone Follow 8 Followers on  Feb 24, 2018

The latest version of Google’s Dart programming language, sporting a strengthened type system, cleaned-up syntax, and an improved toolchain, is being touted by Google as the way to go for Mobile and Web app development, enabling a 2–3x productivity increase.

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Swift 4.1 Brings Conditional Conformance and More

by Sergio De Simone Follow 8 Followers on  Feb 11, 2018

Swift 4.1, available in Xcode 9.3, brings a number of improvements to the language, including automatic implementation of the Equatable and Hashable protocols, conditional conformance, and more.

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Swift Has Got Its Discussion Forum

by Sergio De Simone Follow 8 Followers on  Jan 30, 2018

The Swift team has announced the migration of several Swift mailing lists to the Swift Forums, which will be the primary discussion and communication method from now on.

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ARKit 1.5 Now Supports Vertical Surface Detection and 2D Image Recognition

by Sergio De Simone Follow 8 Followers on  Jan 25, 2018

Apple has announced a major upgrade of ARKit, which is available to developers with iOS 11.3 beta. According to Apple, ARKit 1.5 will allow developers to build more immersive augmented reality (AR) experiences.

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Meltdown and Spectre: What They Are and How to Deal with Them

by Abel Avram Follow 5 Followers on  Jan 05, 2018

This article discusses the latest CPU vulnerabilities – Meltdown and Spectre – and the current solutions to fix them.

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Google to Improve Security and Privacy of Google Play Apps

by Sergio De Simone Follow 8 Followers on  Dec 30, 2017

Android developers will have to comply with two new requirements if they want their apps to be available on Google Play in the future. Those include supporting a recent Android version and adding support for 64-bit native code. Additionally, Google will start including some security metadata to improve APK authenticity verification.

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Google Introduces LoWPAN Support on Android Things

by Sergio De Simone Follow 8 Followers on  Dec 21, 2017

Android Things 6.1 will include support for configuring and managing LoWPAN networks, thus effectively enabling Android Things devices to act as edge nodes, says Google.

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Alexa Test Simulator Simplifies Alexa Skill Testing

by Sergio De Simone Follow 8 Followers on  Dec 18, 2017

The new Alexa Test Simulator, now available in beta, allows developers to test most functionality in their skills without a device. Additionally, Amazon has announced improved support for automated skill testing.

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Final Android 8.1 Oreo Brings Oreo Go for Low-Memory Devices

by Sergio De Simone Follow 8 Followers on  Dec 07, 2017

A month after becoming available as a developer preview, Android 8.1 Oreo 8.1 has reached its final release. In addition to what InfoQ already reported, with Oreo 8.1 comes the new Android Oreo (Go edition) configuration that is specifically targeting low-memory devices.

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Kotlin Native Adds Objective-C Interop, WebAssembly Support

by Sergio De Simone Follow 8 Followers on  Nov 28, 2017

Kotlin/Native 0.4 makes it possible to build native apps for iOS and macOS, writes Nikolay Igotti, Kotlin/Native tech lead at JetBrains. Additionally, it introduces experimental support for the WebAssembly platform.

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Realm Extends its .NET Stack Support with Realm .NET

by Sergio De Simone Follow 8 Followers on  Nov 17, 2017

After introducing support for .NET Core last summer to build mobile applications using C#, Realm announced Realm .NET, a set of new components that allow developers a better integration with their .NET stack.

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Android Architecture Components 1.0: Lifecycle, LiveData, ViewModel and Room

by Abel Avram Follow 5 Followers on  Nov 09, 2017

Google has made available Android Architecture Components 1.0, a collection of libraries to design “robust, testable, and maintainable apps.” The current components are Lifecycle, LiveData, ViewModel and Room with others on the way.

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Kotlin Use for Android Apps is Growing, Getting More Google Support

by Sergio De Simone Follow 8 Followers on  Nov 04, 2017

In the six months since Google announced official support for Kotlin as a first-class language for Android development, Kotlin usage has more than doubled, writes Google product manager James Lau, and more than 17% of Android Studio 3.0 projects now use Kotlin.

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