Mobile News Monthly Digest - February 2019
Hi friends and folks!
Today we will cover the most interesting insights and links connected to Native Mobile, iOS, Android. Hope you will enjoy it.
Android news and updates:
- A guide to recyclerview-selection. Investigation results and pitfalls of new library from AndroidX - RecyclerView-Selection.
- Android Autosizing TextViews, their pitfalls, and what to do about themAndroid. Described edge cases of TextView autosizing support.
- How to make your app smarter with TensorFlow Lite. Recording of the techtalk about basic TensorFlow intergration for Android and iOS.
- A very quick and effective trick to boost Android Studio. Describes easy and efficient solution how to increase speed of Android Studio
- The Argument Over Kotlin Synthetics. Kotlin Synthetics is not recommended to use and here is why!
- How Reified Type makes Kotlin so much better.
Reified: made (something abstract) more concrete or real. This keyword in Kotlin makes it a much better language for Android development. There’re 3 distinct nice bits as below.
iOS/General news and updates:
This is a very short review of security flaws found when searching for a note-taking app. Here are some of findings and security improvement suggestions (because security is complicated). These tips might be useful for you even if you are not a note-taking app developer.
- Overlibrarization. Thoughts about creating shared libraries between different projects.
- ABI Stability and More
While a stable ABI is an important milestone for the maturity of any language, the ultimate benefit to the Swift ecosystem was to enable binary compatibility for apps and libraries. This post describes what binary compatibility means in Swift 5 and how it will evolve in future releases of Swift.