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Exploring Mobile: Fun With Functionalities

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Exploring Mobile: Fun With Functionalities

If you're a mobile developer looking for useful and fun features to add to your apps, this article is for you. Learn to add side-drawers, Siri integrations, and more.

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This month's mobile roundup is all about adding fun and handy features to your apps. You'll learn to integrate Siri voice commands into your app with SiriKit, add side drawers into single-page apps, use programming langs in new ways, and more. Check out these tutorials to up your game!


5 Trending Mobile Articles on DZone

  1. How to Extend Your iOS App With SiriKit, by Michael Waugh. Learn how to integrate the new SiriKit which enables third-party apps to work with Siri, so you can use voice commands to book an Uber, send a message, and more.

  2. Creating a NativeScript App With Multiple Side Drawers, by Connor Sleight. Learn how to add side drawers to a single page app with custom components, with the complete code in this demo tutorial with TypeScript.

  3. Create a Database Android Application in Android Studio 3.0, by Ngoc Minh Tran. Learn how to create a database application in Android Studio, for those getting started with Android programming.

  4. This Week in Mobile: The Best of Modern Programming Languages, by James Sugrue, highlights ten interesting features in programming langs, like improving mobile app networking, invisible layout loading, and more.

  5. Day 7: Creating a VERY Simple First-Person Shooter, by Josh Chang. If you haven't already checked out this Unity 3D development series, start from Day 1 to get a look at the creation of a simple first-person shooter!

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Mobile News From Around the Web

  1. ParseDroid Vulnerabilities Threatened Most Android Development Tools, Ryan Daws, December 7, 2017. Android developers should read up on these vulnerabilities to make sure the affected tools aren't putting them at risk.

  2. How to Build a Mobile App on Azure, InfoWorld. Learn how to get started with Azure Mobile Services, backed by the world's top mobile backend.

  3. Google New Mechanism to Embed Web Content in Android Apps, Paul Krill, October 24, 2017. This new feature will allow apps to use web-based content without opening Chrome, and will be in beta soon.


Dive Deeper Into Mobile

  1. DZone's Guide to Mobile Application Development: a free ebook download on mobile development topics.

  2. Getting Started With Appium: DZone's latest Refcard on mobile app automation made awesome with the Appium testing tool.


Who's Hiring?

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

Principal Engineer
AppDynamics
Location: Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Experience: 5+ years of experience building distributed systems, or at least an M.S. in Computer Science or related field.

Senior iOS Developer
Hewlett Packard
Location: Pune, Maharashtra, India
Experience: Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent. Typically 4-6 years experience.

Front End Developer
Something Digital
Location: Manhattan, New York City, NY, United States
Experience: A good understanding of HTML and CSS. Practical experience in front-end development. Basic knowledge of Git.

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mobile ,ios ,siri ,android ,mobile app development

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