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8 great testing tools for mobile app developers

How to get found in the mobile app store—in 6 steps

With the volume of apps out there, it can be tough to get noticed. But if you develop and present your apps well, you’ve got a real shot

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Google adds Recaptcha API to Android to block the bots

The revised method for distinguishing people from malware bots should make it easier for mobile users to prove they are human

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8 reasons web beats native for data-driven apps

For data-rich business applications, web technologies offer big advantages to both developers and users

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How to get a job as a developer: The 6-step guide

Landing your dream web or software development job doesn't have to be a daunting task. If you want to work in computing, this is where you can start

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Google endorses Kotlin for Android development

Android Studio 3.0 IDE will include this first addition to Android’s official languages

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The dos and don'ts of boosting user app reviews

Reviews are a huge factor not only in helping a user make their decision to download your app, but the visibility of your app in the stores

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Strategy first: How to do mobile dev right

Build platforms, back-end services, native vs. web—to launch the right mobile development strategy, you must make sense of several moving parts

Facebook Relay JavaScript framework simplifies API

The framework for building data-driven apps incorporates Facebook's query language for APIs

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New web portal opens for 5G experimenters

The FCC, in partnership with NYU and the University of Colorado Boulder, makes it simpler to test new devices and mobile applications

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Facebook open-sources framework for smoother Android apps

The Litho framework improves scrolling and memory usage in native apps

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Android Gboard smartens up with federated machine learning

Google's Federated Learning lets smartphones collaboratively learn a shared prediction model while keeping training data on the device

8 great testing tools for mobile app developers

8 great testing tools for mobile app developers

Emerging tools and cloud-based services help you get your apps right across devices

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Angular 4 reduces footprint, adds features

The latest version of the JavaScript framework reduces the size of generated code by more than half and moves to TypeScript 2.1

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Android switches to native Java 8 support

Hit the road, Jack -- Google is displacing the toolchain, but existing tools and plugins dependent on the Java class file format still should work

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Scaled-down Scala variant cuts ties to the JVM

Taking advantage of the LLVM compiler platform, Scala Native expands language’s opportunities on resource-constrained devices

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.Net Framework or .Net Core? When to use which

With so many .Net implementations, which should you use? And what do all those new names mean?

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How CIOs cope when mobile app development goes rogue

Business units often develop mobile apps on their own, turning to IT only when things go wrong. Better governance around business units and their mobile app demands can help alleviate the worst pain points

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Facebook tool cuts through React complexity

Facebook and Expo teamed up to make the Create React Native App tool for creating Android and iOS apps with no build configuration

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