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Learn Swift: A guide for experienced developers

18 of the best books, courses, tutorials, and technical guides for experienced programmers new to iOS app development

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React Native mobile app framework gets a rewrite

Facebook’s framework will become lightweight and have better native integration

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Introducing React Native Windows for cross-platform apps

Building on Facebook’s React, Microsoft is delivering tools for building cross-platform code for Windows, the web, and beyond

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Apple says you can port iOS apps to the Mac next year

Apple has begun porting some of its simple apps to test out the porting approach now under development

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Learn Swift: 15 beginner-friendly resources for iOS app development

If you have an iPhone or iPad app idea but no idea where to begin, start with these great resources

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ML Kit: Google brings machine learning APIs to mobile developers

The beta machine learning kit supports iOS and Android apps via the Firebase IDE and with TensorFlow Lite support

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What’s new for developers in Android P

Kotlin, machine learning, and greater app compatibility get attention in the latest Google developer tools

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25 simple tools for building mobile apps fast

Low-code and no-code development tools give business users and developers a fast track to mobile app success

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PowerApps: The route to apps for the rest of your employees

PowerApps gives you a platform for quickly building mobile applications for service workers that work cross-platform and that integrate with existing back ends

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Why developers focus on ‘loser’ iOS over ‘winner’ Android

Linux has beat closed-source operating systems in every hardware category, but in mobile its Android derivative just can’t win in the ecosystem competition

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Android developers get programming extensions for Kotlin

The beta Android KTX extensions should make coding in Kotlin more concise and idiomatic

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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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