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Troubled jQuery mobile and UI projects seek new participants

Because of diminished resources, the two JavaScript-related projects are being merged

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State of JavaScript: TypeScript rises, Angular falls

JavaScript developers prefer ES6, React, and Express, while TypeScript, Vue.js, and GraphQL draw strong interest

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What’s next for the Glimmer mobile JavaScript library

Library for mobile apps getting custom bytecode for faster loading and even performance improvements

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Google’s new mechanism to embed web content in Android apps

The Trusted Web Activity capability, soon to be in beta, lets apps use web-based content in a chromeless window

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Maturing devops practices: what you don’t yet know

Why is it so hard for organizations to succeed in the journey to devops?

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Kotlin could overtake Java on Android next year

Now that Google has endorsed Kotlin for Android development, Java-based mobile developers could become dinosaurs

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Apple’s Swift is losing developers to multiplatform frameworks

Microsoft’s Xamarin, Apache Cordova, and Ionic are replacing the use of Swift and Xcode as developers seek to maintain fewer code bases

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Bossie Awards 2017: The best software development tools

InfoWorld picks the top open source software for building systems and applications

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8 reasons to develop a progressive web app

While native apps were once the be-all and end-all of mobile, there's a new contender on the block: PWAs

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5 key challenges for mobile test automation

What are the top test-automation-at-scale challenges your apps will face?

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How to choose a database for your mobile apps

Data synchronization and offline capabilities are key to successful mobile apps. Follow these guidelines to selecting a provider

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Get started with cloud app dev in Azure App Service

How to use Azure’s PaaS tools to build cloud-hosted apps that run on your mobile devices and in your browsers

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7 mobile usability success factors

7 key points in designing mobile apps to optimize usability and increase the chance for success

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Google releases SDK for augmented reality apps on Android

Similar to Apple’s ARKit for iOS, Android’s ARCore offers native APIs for motion tracking, environmental understanding, and light estimation

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NativeScript: Build native iOS and Android apps with JavaScript

NativeScript lets you use Angular, TypeScript, or JavaScript to build mobile apps with a truly native look and feel

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FileMaker Pro: Simple app dev, easy cloud deployment

FileMaker Pro 16 makes it easy to build simple database-driven apps for desktop, web, and iOS, but scalability is limited

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Build an app with Flask and Oracle Mobile Cloud Service

A step-by-step guide to defining an API with Flask and deploying to Oracle’s mobile back end as a service

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Why serverless was made for mobile development

Building mobile apps becomes infinitely simpler when we get the antiquated server stack out of the way

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Review: OutSystems makes React apps drag-and-drop easy

Low-code application development platform lowers the bar to building web apps, mobile apps, and responsive mobile hybrid apps

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Progressive web apps challenge native mobile apps

Web companies such as Lyft and Twitter have now deployed the technology that seeks to make web apps as good, and network-independent, as native mobile apps

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