Realm Academy Offers Mobile Development Tools That You Need
Realm Academy has free mobile development tools to help you change the world.
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When a society comes together and opens up to one another, great things can happen. Just ask any programmer who has ever used resources provided to them to create something even more powerful and more useful for society.
They will tell you outright that they gain a lot when people are open and willing to share what they know and what they are capable of. One of the most incredible and useful tools on the Internet right now is something known as Realm Academy.
If you haven't heard of it already, Realm Academy is one of the world's largest repositories of free files. You can swim through mountains of content there that include useful things such as video files, audio files, and even training content for how to develop mobile tools and applications.
The wonderful thing about this is that there are so many people who rely on mobile tools and applications to do their jobs these days.
It is great to see everyone coming together to provide free tools so that others may learn from the data and information that is already out there in order to grow their own base of knowledge and experiences. Realm Academy has offered all of this completely free to its users, and those users are eating it up.
A Chat With Realm CMO Paul Kopacki
Great talking to Paul Kopacki, CMO at Realm. The mobile platform provider has launched Realm Academy, the industry’s most comprehensive free repository of written, audio, and video content and training on the most popular mobile development tools and methodologies, across Apple iOS, Google Android, and other mobile platforms.
Realm Academy is for experienced developers looking to learn and refine their skills working with the latest solutions, including Kotlin, RxSwift, and MVVM.
Employees and consumers rely on mobile applications to perform their jobs and manage their daily activities anywhere, anytime, and on the device of their choice. With mobile apps now becoming the defacto Internet, user expectations for a great mobile experience keep rising.
This has been accompanied by a new era of tools and solutions to help mobile developers meet end-user demands. Keeping up with these new tools is a challenge even for experienced mobile developers, which is why Realm developed the Realm Academy.
“Realm’s mission has always been to make the lives of mobile developers easier, which is why hundreds of thousands of developers have built billions of apps using the Realm Mobile Database and Realm Mobile Platform,” said Alexander Stigsen, co-founder and CEO of Realm. “Realm Academy is an extension of this mission as it is intended to be a primary destination for them to hone their craft to build great mobile experiences for end-users.
We have already curated and shared close to 1,000 pieces of content from across the mobile community, focusing on the tools that developers care about the most, and we will work closely with recognized mobile experts to build on this incredible library.”
A key part of Realm Academy is the Learning Paths, offering educational videos and how-tos from key conferences and seminars, and blog posts and white papers that dive deep into specific topics that allow developers to quickly improve their skills on new tools and solutions.
The curriculum for Realm Academy is largely based on Realm’s understanding of the most popular developer tools, which they generate by analyzing the thousands of apps that are built using the Realm Mobile Database. For example, within the last two months, Realm has observed that use of Kotlin, a new development tool for building Android mobile apps, has risen 47 percent.
To match this shift in developer activity, Realm has dedicated a channel to Kotlin on Realm Academy and aggregated content to give experienced developers the exact information they need to become more proficient with it. Other Learning Paths include Introduction to RxSwift, Scaling Applications, and Exploring MVVM Architectures.
According to Paul, Kotlin is replacing Java in Android mobile apps and will be as prevalent as Swift in iOS.
To further drive great content, Realm has recruited 45 leading mobile developers as Most Valuable Programmers, or MVPs, to contribute and curate content for Realm Academy. The MVPs are highly-engaged developers that have positioned themselves at the front lines of new tools and solutions, regularly attending and contributing to industry conferences and events.
Mobile Developers Need All The Help They Can Get
Mobile applications and mobile demand, in general, are through the roof. In fact, there are more people searching for information on the Internet via their mobile devices than there are people looking for things on laptops and desktops.
It is hardly any wonder then that so many people are interested in how to develop tools that people can use via their mobile devices. They may develop these tools for commercial purposes, but they are often interested in developing tools that serve no purpose other than to help the end-user.
The world is finally coming together in ways big and small to show that we really can accomplish big things when we put our minds together to do so. We all sincerely hope that people will continue to share with one another in these ways so that we can all benefit at least somewhat from the information that is already floating around in our world.
When you look at it like this, you will see why it is so important to check out Realm Academy if you have the chance to do so. Perhaps there is something that you can add to everything else that is on there. Even if that is not the case though, at least you can explore what other people have put on the website to see if their thoughts and ideas might spark something within you that encourages you to build something new.
You never know what kind of materials may be there that really make you want to get to work on a brand new project. Take the time to learn more about it today, and you won't regret it!
Internet Usage Will Be More Mobile-Centric
If you are not already convinced that mobile apps are worth putting effort into, just consider the fact that an increasing portion of the world’s population will access the Internet via mobile device. Not only is this the preferred way to do things for people in first-world countries, but there are many developing countries that are also interested in getting more people online via their cell phones.
Phones are more affordable and can be mass-produced on a larger scale than laptop and desktop computers can. Thus, it makes sense that there are many people who are interested in developing apps for a world that will increasingly view the Internet through their mobile devices.
When you look at it this way and see the total number of users who will be using the Internet via a mobile device, it makes sense that this is the place where more and more app developers are turning to.
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