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The Best of the Week (May 16): Mobile Zone

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The Best of the Week (May 16): Mobile Zone

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Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Mobile Zone (May 16 to May 22). Here they are, in order of popularity:

1. Research & Tools for Secure Android Development

Android apps face some security issues, such as the possibility of activity hijacking. From Will Klieber and Lori Flynn at Carnegie Mellon comes a look at some interesting research into security analysis for Android development in a project called Mobile SCALe.

2. Android Arsenal: All the Android Tools You'll Need

We've seen collections of Android development resources in the past, but from Vladislav Bauer comes the biggest list yet: Android Arsenal. This one is thorough, with a huge collection of tools and resources divided up into 55 categories.

3. SuperListView: A Library to Simplify Android's ListView

Android's ListView can be kind of a pain. We've seen some useful resources for it in the past - Antoine Merle's two-part series on the ViewHolder and displaying images, for example - but if you're still trying to improve your ListView experience, you might be interested in Quentin Dommerc's SuperListView.

4. External Actions: Choosy for iOS

One of the mildly frustrating things about iOS programming is that none of the various URL scheme handling schemes have managed to get enough traction to be all that widely useful. But here’s a new one that’s certainly the best put together we’ve seen yet.

5. Objective-C & iOS: All About Animation

Just on the off chance you haven’t subscribed to objc.io yet, issue #12 “Animations” is out with the accustomed assortment of must-reads. In this article, you'll find a collection of iOS and Objective-C resources for animations.

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