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This Month in Mobile: Xcode 9, NFC Tags, and Securing Your Apps

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This Month in Mobile: Xcode 9, NFC Tags, and Securing Your Apps

In the newest Mobile zone review, you can learn how to clean up your Android code, use NC tags in your apps, and secure your mobile apps against security flaws.

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Brush up on your native and Android app programming, get the 411 on NFC tags for mobile apps, and check out mobile developer job opportunities in this month's mobile zone review.

5 Hot Mobile Articles on DZone

Nine Releases Make an Xcode, by Alex Curylo. Xcode 9 may have debuted at WWDC, but if you still haven't, check out all the new available features- like an all-new editor, super-fast search, source control, and more.

React Native: Building Native Mobile Apps With JavaScript, by Valeriia Timokhina. React Native is challenging the market of cross-platform mobile app development tools and frameworks. Could React Native be the tool of choice for mobile developers?

Android Clean Code: Part 5- Configurator and Scaffolding, by Mohanraj Karatadipalayam. Learn about the Clean Code Android design pattern and unit testing your app piece by piece for code quality. If you missed it, the series begins here.

Developer Tips: NFC Tags in App Development, by Veranika Papkouskaya. Learn how to give your app an upgrade with NFC, or Near Field Communication, for geolocation, contactless payments, and more.

Creating an App Which Will Engage Users for Hours: Storytelling and Gamification in Mobile Apps, by Iza Majocha. For high user engagement, try incorporating gamification into your app. Check out these examples.

Mobile Development Around the Web

8 App Security Issues You Need to Know About, Aaron Bryson, August 17, 2017.

Why serverless was made for mobile development, Alexander Stigsen, August 9, 2017.

Google launches security features while report shows iOS threats outpacing Android, Ryan Daws, July 20, 2017.

Who's Hiring?

Here you can find a few mobile development-related opportunities from our Jobs community. See if any match your skills and apply online today!

iOS Developer
Location: Cork, Ireland
Experience: 3-4 years of experience in enterprise applications development and architecture, especially Apple Swift. Knowledge of Objective-C and Java is a plus.

Hybrid Mobile Application Developer (On Android)
Location: Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, USA
Experience: 5+ years experience developing hybrid mobile applications, with Angular, CSS, HTML 5, JavaScript, and other broadly used web development technologies.

Dive Deeper Into Mobile Development

1. DZone's Guide to Mobile Application Development: a free ebook download.

2. Getting Started With Appium: DZone's latest Refcard on mobile development technologies.

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