MDC Weekly Blend — Edition #4
Mobile Developers Cafe Newsletter - Edition #4
Welcome to the weekly edition of Mobile Developers Blend from MDC. If you would love to see our previous editions of the blend (newsletter), here is the link. From this week, we are adding Job board, Flutter Dev Articles, and React Native Dev articles. To get the Job details instantly, follow us on Twitter.
Enjoy the newsletter. 😀 Happy Weekend and stay safe.
🔥 Top News
Apple has updated the app review process: For apps that are already available on the App Store, bug fixes won’t get delayed over guidelines violation. You can update the guidelines violations in the next update. Further, you can suggest changes to the App Store guidelines.
[Full List] Indian government has banned 118 apps in relation to China including the PUBG due to privacy and security concerns.
Cross-platform mobile development platform Flutter hascrossed100k stars in Github. On the other hand, ReactNative has about 89.8K starts.
Microsoft announced Video Authenticator, which detects the images and videos which are manipulated by the AI which can help in the upcoming US presidential election.
Apple today announced the introduction of Subscription codes. Developers now can use subscription codes to acquire customers by offering free or discounted prices for auto-renewable subscriptions.
May be little older news: AWS Amplify (Amazon’s Firebase competitor) has announced support for Flutter.
Github has introduced the Github Star Program earlier to recognize the people who go beyond in the open-source community. Now they have announced perks for the Github Stars.
🍎 iOS Articles
Working with files and folders in Swift - Swift by Sundell
SwiftUI Preview Data (About previewing views without launching the simulator) - Use Your Loaf
[Tips] Showing view controllers, rather than pushing them - Swift by Sundell
Displaying recursive data using OutlineGroup in SwiftUI - Majid
Dispatching async or sync? The differences explained - Danny Wals
SF Symbols Changes in iOS 14 - Geoff Hackworth
Display data in the right way in Swift. List, Date, Number, and Measurement formatters - Alex in Flawless iOS
Few other little older articles we found worth reading:
Lost in XCode Land - Great guide for new learners. Everything you need to know about the IDE - Oliver K.Ernst
🤖 Android Articles
✔️ #11WeeksOfAndroid by Official Android Developer blog is completed - Here is the recap
Building resilient Android Applications - Aaron Oertel
Ribbonize your Android application launcher icon (again) - Mateusz Kwieciński
Prefer Storing Data with Jetpack DataStore - Florina Muntenescu
Coroutine Task Executor - Erick Sumargo in Pro Android Dev
Make your (Kotlin) code express itself - Prafull Mishra in Pro Android Dev
Kotlin data class - Behind the Mask - Alfred in Pro Android Dev
⚔️ Flutter & React Native
Kotlin multiplatform: a new cross-platform contender to ReactNative and Flutter - Sébastien Lorber
Learn testing with the new Flutter sample | GSoC’20 Work Product - Abdullah Deshmukh
Google Maps for Flutter Tutorial: Getting Started - Raywenderlich
Getting Started with Flutter - Raywenderlich
The Flutter GetX Ecosystem ~ State Management - Aachman Garg in Flutter Community
React Native Animation using Hooks: Loading Screen - Mohd Shad Mirza
Correct way to cancel your Axios calls if your components are unmounted - Ognjen Lazić
React Native Animated Code Input - Natalia Majkowaska - Stewart
🚀 App Launches
Tokens 2 [Mac, Apple]- The better-in-every-way replacement for App Store Connect. Blazing fast promo codes. Amazingly user-friendly.
NewsBox [Android] - Easily subscribe to, read, and save your favorite newsletters.
Magnetic - Master your lists [iOS] - Plan, organize, move, delete, complete, and schedule tasks in bulk like the productivity wizard that you are
Journal - Make Space - These days, space is hard to find. The chaos of life, the pressure to get things done, the stress of feeling scattered - all these things crowd out that essential mental space for thinking, focusing, and creating.
🎤 Events & Webinars
Sep 3 - 4 (Virtual) : RNEU2020 - Virtual Edition - Free Event
Sep 10 (Virtual) - ProductCon Online: The Product Management Conference - Free for a limited time, $299 thereafter.
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
🕵️♀️ Job board
Senior iOS Engineer - WillowTree - WFH until Office reopen
Mobile Software Engineer - PestRoutes - Remote
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