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OpenCV and Android: Making Your Apps See

Computer vision might sound like an exotic term, but it's actually a piece of technology that you can easily find in your daily life....

5 New Features That Will Make Developers Love Android 7

Android Nougat is here, and it's looking pretty tasty. We've been told about the benefits to end users - but what are some of...

Intro to the Swift REPL and Playgrounds

When Apple introduced Swift at WWDC (its annual Worldwide Developers Conference) in 2014, it had a few goals for the new language. Among them...

String management in Swift

One of the most common tasks when building a production app is translating the user interface into multiple languages. I won't go into much...

Fake Swift Enums and User-Friendly Frameworks

Swift Enums are a great and useful hybrid of classic enums with tuples. One of the most attractive points of consideration here is their...

Shift to Swift in 2017

It’s a great time to be a Swift developer because this modern programming language has a lot of momentum and community support behind it...

Benefits of using Kotlin Java for Android

Kotlin is a statically typed programming language for JVM, Android, and browser. Kotlin is a new programming language from JetBrains, the maker of the...

MVP for Android

The Android framework does not encourage any specific way to design an application. In a way, that makes the framework more powerful and vulnerable...

Using Android Wear 2.0

As of this writing, Android Wear 2.0 was unveiled by Google a few weeks ago. Like most second iterations of software, this latest version...

Android O: What’s new and why it’s been introduced

Eclaire, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich, Jelly Bean, Kit Kat, Lollipop, Marshmallow, and Nougat. If you thought that was just a list of...

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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...