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This Week in Mobile (November 6)

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This Week in Mobile (November 6)

Our weekly run down of the best in mobile news.

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This week we've lists of products for iOS developers, advice on selecting 3rd party libraries, and much more.

iOS 

There's an unmissable list from iOS Goodies on Product Hunt listing a number of useful tools for iOS developers.

Check out these Considerations for Choosing 3rd Party Swift Libraries.

Did you know that you can try out a CocoaPod before using it in your project? Google show you how.

Some projects I found this week 

  • PhoneNumberKit: a Swift framework for parsing, formatting and validating international phone numbers 

  • Prephirences: provides useful protocols and convenience methods for application preferences, configurations and app-state.

  • TuningFork:  a simple tuner for iOS

  • SDECollectionViewAlbumTransition: CollectionView Controller Transition for opening and closing albums.

  • SwiftGen: A collection of tools to generate Swift code.

Android 

Check out this advice on Mastering the Coordinator Layout.

Read The Complete Guide to Creating and Publishing an Android Library.

Some projects from the week: 

  • plaid: a showcase of material design

  • nevolution: evolve the Android notification experience of existing apps

  • fresco: Facebook's library for managing images and the memory they use

  • AndroidSwipeableCardStack: a tinder like swipeable card stack component.



Design 

FirstRound have an excellent article showing How You Design Your Mobile App for Maximum Growth

See why Alex Austin thinks that Mobile App Developers are Suffering.

Finally check out How Uber Uses Spark and Hadoop to Optimise Customer Experience 

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

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ios ,android ,growth

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