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Mobile Development Digest #69




Main event of the year is not so far away from now. Apple WWDC conference will run at June 5, tickets are distributed and this is a good time to challenge yourself and try to predict what Apple will give us. Follow the link and reply to five simple question. Why? In some sources you […]

Mobile Development Digest #52




Apple released list of this year best apps and the developers behind them. Each app has list of stores where it was the best. Despite the fact that games bring more money than any other kind of software, this list contains a lot of non-game apps. Use it as insight for different markets and for […]

Mobile Development Digest #49




In this issue: Swift and Android development tips Google explains that AndroidĀ not a monopoly in GIFs Microsoft releases VS preview for Mac Several case studies on architecture, design and rewriting app for Swift 3 Stanford free course for game developers Unity report for Q3.

Mobile Development Digest #44




Mixpanel released iOS10 adoption report.Ā It is 67% now and iOS 9 around 28%. Samsung Note 7 is still the problem.Ā One million devices were sold before Samsung stopped sales. Only 13% were returned. There areĀ less than 100 reports about a fact of fire but it is worrying still. Overall situation is not good for Samsung, but […]

Mobile Development Digest #39




Two days more and we will see how Apple thinks to compete during next year. In the meantime, Google has suspended Project Ara. I thought that it was cancelled already. How far ago they announced it, 2011, 2012? It’s too long to be in development stage these days. However, project itself it really interesting and […]

Mobile Development Digest #30




WWDC is coming, Swift 3.0 is almost ready, Google I/O took place past week. Great milestones. One of them most people missed. International collegiate programming contest finished past week. I really surprised and glad with the results. Five of first ten teams are from Russia. First place is by the Saint-Petersburg State University. Congrats guys!

Mobile Development Digest #28




Market of game development frameworks is growing. Every week bringing more and more news from the field, for example Unity release report for Q1, or release of the framework that allows to teach botsĀ w(not “that” bots) with help of games. This is thrilling how the game industry affects everything else, even people who do not […]

Mobile Development Digest #24




One of the hottest discussions this week is that FB, Google and Uber might use Swift as a “first class” language. I really like this possibility. In iOS and MacOS development Objective-C looses its position rapidly, but it’s a surprise that it gets attention from companies that originally were focused on Web and Java languages. […]

Mobile Development Digest #15




Past weekĀ Facebook launched interesting investigation related to theory of Six Degrees of Separation. There are no fundamental papers, but it worth to read anyway. This investigation shows how simple (should be) to find someone whom you need in any profession (excluding countries where Internet is not yet presented). iOSĀ  Overload Swift type ambiguity.Ā Thatā€™s still a […]