web apps

Meet Sapper, a military grade PWA framework inspired by Next.js

There is a new web application framework in town. Categorized as “Military grade” by its creator, Rich Harris, Sapper is a Next.js-style framework that...
Machine Learning

Fuchsia’s Xi editor is no longer a Google project

Raph Levien, an ex-software engineer at Google’s Fuchsia project, announced yesterday that Fuchsia’s Xi editor is no longer a Google-owned project. It is now...
Magic Leap Mica

Magic Leap unveils Mica, a human-like AI in augmented reality

In the keynote of their developer conference L.E.A.P., which took place Wednesday, Magic Leap showed a demo of their new human-like AI. Dubbed, Mica,...

A kernel vulnerability in Apple devices gives access to remote code execution

A heap buffer overflow vulnerability was found in Apple’s XNU OS kernels by Kevin Backhouse. An exploit can potentially cause any iOS or macOS...
android studio

Introducing Coil, an open-source Android image loading library backed by Kotlin Coroutines

Yesterday, Colin White, a Senior Android Engineer at Instacart, introduced Coroutine Image Loader (Coil). It is a fast, lightweight, and modern image loading library...

Developers of Firefox Focus set to replace Android’s WebView with GeckoView

Yesterday, Mozilla announced that they will be releasing a new version of Firefox Focus for Android next week. This version will be powered by...
Software development in 2019

Key trends in software development in 2019: cloud native and the shrinking stack

Bill Gates is quoted as saying that we tend to overestimate the pace of change over a period of 2 years, but underestimate change...
Augmented Reality

Developers can now incorporate Unity features into native iOS and Android apps

Yesterday, Unity made an update stating that from Unity 2019.3.a2 onwards, Android and iOS developers will be able to incorporate Unity features into their...

React Native 0.57 coming soon with new iOS WebViews

WebView is used to display web content in your iOS applications.Yesterday, React Native announced a new native iOS backend to the WebView component that...
Ionic Framework 4.0 released

You can now publish PWAs in the Google Play Store as Chrome 72 for...

Chrome 72 for Android now comes with the Trusted Web Activity feature. This means that PWAs can now be distributed in the Google Play...

Must Read in Mobile

Understanding the Foundation of Protocol-oriented Design

When Apple announced Swift 2 at the World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) in 2016, they also declared that Swift was the world’s first protocol-oriented...