MDC Weekly Blend — Edition #3
Mobile Developers Cafe Newsletter - Edition #3
🔥 Top News of the Week
Epic Vs Apple Update
Apple has terminated Epic's developer account which means, the users who have deleted Fortnite or any game from the developer cannot download again from the Purchases tab. A district court also ruled, Which prevented Apple from pulling the Developer account which certifies the Epic's Unreal Engine package.
The court also dismissed the appeal by Epic to continue selling Fortnite in the AppStore until the trial is over. On the same day Apple terminated the AppStore account, they promoted the PUBG in the app stores.
🗒️ This week's Good Articles
Introducing Swift Cluster Membership : - Swift.org - A library aims to help Swift grow in a new space of server applications: clustered multi-node distributed systems. Checkout the Github Repo.
Apple features Fortnite competitor PUBG in App Store on same day it will terminate Epic’s developer account - 9to5Mac
🍎 iOS Dev Blogs
Building SwiftUI debugging Utilities - Swift By Sundell
Logging in Swift - Steipete's Blog
Swift iOS BackgroundTasks framework — Background App Refresh in 4 Steps - ItNext by Linket
SwiftUI Betas - What changed before 1.0 - MacKuba
Managing Scenes in SwiftUI - Swift with Majid
Managing app in SwiftUI - Swift with Majid
Using Metal to Apply Image Filters - Nishant Desai
zsh could not find CocoaPods - Jesse Squires
Swift Network Layer Series - Malcolm Kumwenda in Swift2Go
🔈 Lists and Loops - with Nick Lockwood - Swift By Sundell
🤖 Android Dev Blogs
11 Weeks of Android: UI and Compose - Android Developers Blog
Integrating Remote Multi-Device Testing Directly In Your IDE - Kobiton in Pro Android Dev
Avoiding memory leaks when using Data Binding and View Binding - Anders Ullnæss in Pro Android Dev
Introducing Constraint Layout 2.0 - Sean McQuillan in Android Developers
Material Theming with MDC: Shape - Nick Rout in Android Developers
MileIQ improves the drive quality using Bluetooth - Swathy Mothilal in Android@Microsoft
🆕 New apps of the week
Codemap - The code visualizer you wished for. Codemap visualizes function calls in the most intuitive way. It's built to supercharge engineers.
Tripapp (iOS / Android) - Take a trip. Expand your mind. Blending modern neuroscience with the wisdom of psychology, Trip takes you on a self-guided journey to help you make the most of your consciousness-expanding experiences.
Limus - Look at your screenshot at different angles
Emailio (Early Access) - Email built for wellness
Cashly (iOS) - Budget Planner Tracker
Doo App (iOS) - Simplify your to-do list
Chorus (iOS/Android) - Making Dating Human Again
Programming Hero (iOS / Android) - Programming just got fun
🖼️ Design Inspirations of the week (Mobile)
✏️ New Design Tools
Heroicons - Beautiful hand-crafted SVG icons,by the makers of Tailwind CSS.
Softr - From zero to a website in 5 minutes, using building blocks.
Avocode Design Copywriting - Start crafting and editing copy online directly in Adobe XD, Sketch & Figma files, and improve UX with the right words.
Noteqor - A note-taking app that cares about designers💙👩🎨
🎤 Events / Conferences (Next 3 months)
Aug 29 - Mobile Conf 2020
Aug 30 - Sep 1: Try Swift 2020
Sep 3 - 4 (Virtual) : RNEU2020 - Virtual Edition - Free Event
Sep 10 (Virtual) - ProductCon Online: The Product Management Conference - Free for limited time, $299 there after.
Sep 9 - 11 (Virtual) - Festival of UX & Design (£29, £39, £45)
Sep 23 - 24 - (Virtual) Design Matters 20, Copenhagen
Sep 30 (Virtual) - App Growth Submit Brasil 2020
[Postponed to 2021] - App Dev Con Netherlands
Oct 6 - 9 (Virtual) - UXDX (€225 to €600)
Oct 8 - 9 (Virtual) - droidCON EMEA
Oct 8 - 9 (Virtual, Call for Paper) - Pragma Conference 2020
Oct 8 - 9 (Virtual) - Google Assistant Developer Day - Free
Oct 21 (Virtual) - App Growth Summit SF 2020
[Cancelled] - Swift Leeds
Nov 3 - 4 - MobileOne
Nov 9 - 17 - HXLive (£99, with discounts on bulk booking)
Nov 10 - 11 - Smashing Conference (Early Bird $175, then $225)
Nov 11 - 14 - Mobius (11500 ₽ to 46000 ₽)
Nov 18 - App Growth Summit Singapore 2020
🐦 Tweet of the week
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