It has been a special day on December 5th in view of the fact that the largest Polish programming conference took place in Krakow. Together with Railwaymen team, we spent the whole day on interesting workshops and lectures concerning IT world.
We all know that nowadays smartphones are more powerful than most of the computers 20 years ago. They became immanent part of our lives. Some of us use them way more often that regular PCs or laptops. However, there are some functionalities that distinguish smartphones from computers. One of them is the ability to connect peripherals like pendrives, mice, keyboards or monitors. Is it really a functionality that is out of reach for smartphones users?
In my opinion (from developer POV) Google Chrome is the best browser nowadays. One of its best features is supporting almost all of the latest trends and technologies exist in JS world. It also supports Shadow DOM API which is the topic of this post.
Internet of Things (IoT) seems to be in the limelight regarding the newest trends in mobile technology for some time. Interaction between our devices and the surroundings appears to be inevitable in the modern world. The most common term which can be heard when talking about IoT is „beacon”. There are many rumours about those small devices- their usability and capabilities. How do they actually work and for what purposes can we use them? What has changed about their technology for the last few months?