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Exploring Mobile: Perfect and Upgrade Your Apps

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Exploring Mobile: Perfect and Upgrade Your Apps

Learn about new, cutting-edge features for your app, the best testing frameworks, and more in this month's mobile zone in review!

· Mobile Zone ·
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Need to clean up your apps? Learn about new features you can add to stay relevant? Find the best testing framework for you? This month's edition is here for you with trending DZone articles on these topics, fun facts from around the web, a free ebook download, and even a couple job opportunities. Let's jump in!


5 Trending Mobile Articles on DZone

  1. The Top 5 Android UI Frameworks for Automated Testing, by Nadia Minaev. The ost popular mobile article on the site this month, this guide will help you evaluate various Android UI testing frameworks for testing your mobile apps, examining Calabash, Espresso, and more.

  2. 3 Steps to Address Mobile Testing in the Face of Device Fragmentation, by Ray Vu. These simple steps will help you make sure your mobile app is compatible with the most different phones and operating systems possible.

  3. Realtime Data for Smart Notifications, by Daniel Kadvany. How can realtime data be used to enable smart notifications? Read on to learn more about realtime data in messaging and collaboration apps.

  4. App Localization Tips With Swift, by Marco Santarossa. The following Swift methods can help you handle several common problems with app localization for your iOS mobile applications.

  5. This Week in Mobile: Making Kotlin Easier, by James Sugrue. Did you think Kotlin needed to be any easier? If so, we've got a link for you. And lots more! Check out Android and iOS tips and projects.


Mobile News From Around the Web

  1. What the iPhone X and iOS 11 mean to app developers, Richard Harris and Michael Haynes, September 12, 2017. See how the increased capabilities, new and upgraded features, and higher cost are going to affect those developing for these devices.

  2. iPhone 8 Users Praise Handsets' Performance, Report Nagging Glitches, Don Reisinger, September 28, 2017. See what users are loving about the new Apple devices' performance, but watch out for the glitches that are arising early on.

  3. Google Launches Cloud NoSQL Database for Mobile, Web Apps, by David Rammel. Backed by Firebase functionality, check out the analytics, authentication, crash reporting, performance monitoring, and storage capabilities that will be supported.


Dive Deeper Into Mobile

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

  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!

Software Engineer - Java/C++, Linux, DevOps
Prism Digital
Location: London, England
Experience: Java or C++ (both ideally); Jenkins, Docker, and automation build systems; JUnit/Mockito or other testing frameworks; RESTful web APIs; and AWS.

Staff DevOps Software Engineer: OpenAPI, IoT, and DevOps
Walmart eCommerce
Location: Sunnyvale, CA, United States
Experience: Proficient in Shell scripting, Linux commands, Git, and libraries. Hands-on experience with any configuration management tools like Chef, Puppet, and Jenkins. Experience with web server management like Jetty/Tomcat, Rails, or Node.js.

Topics:
mobile ,mobile app development ,kotlin ,swift ,mobile testing ,iphone 8 ,iphone x ,ios 11 ,google

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