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This Week in Mobile

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This Week in Mobile

Check out some of the highlights from the iOS and Android worlds this week

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Another tireless week of progress for app developers. It can be a lot to take in, so to help, here are my highlights 

Design 

Gillian Morris outlines her real word experiences building the app Hitlist, in her article Don't Listen to Your Users.  

Nir Eyal, author of Hooked, observes Why 'Assistant-As-App' Might Be The Next Big Tech Trend

iOS

First off, if you're looking for a conference to focus down on SImage titlewift, check out Swift Summit in San Francisco this October. Based on the videos from the London event, it looks great.

Daniel Steinberg's talk from AltConf is now available where he discusses Playgrounds Are For Kids, highlighting how Swift playgrounds could be perfect for education.

IFTTT have a really nice project on GitHub this week called RazzleDazzle allowing you to create scrolling app intros in Swift.

iOS Design Rules to Break shows four rules from the Apple Style guide that might be better to ignore, providing alternative suggestions for each.

Are you stumped about whether to use Structs or Classes in Swift? You'll find some guidance here.  


Android

Learn How Yelp's Android App Loads Images with Glide.

Material Icon Lib is a Library containing over 1000 material vector icons that can be easily used as Drawable or as a standalone View

Trend Micro released details on a vulnerability that renders Android devices silent

Google's Eddystone looks to make using Beacons even easier and more open.



Keep up with the latest DevTest Jargon with the latest Mobile DevTest Dictionary. Brought to you in partnership with Perfecto.

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mobile ,ios ,swift ,android ,design

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