Android Jetpack is the newly created set of libraries and tools that were presented on the latest Google I/O event in 2018. With the vast increase of libraries released, Google recently came up with the idea to combine the old and new ones and organize those into 4 categories: Foundation, Architecture, Behaviour and UI. The aim of the Android Jetpack is to standardize and simplify the code without losing backward compatibility.
At the beginning of December I had an opportunity to attend Droidcon Kraków 2017 – the annual conference focusing on Android development. Two days of lectures divided into three paths gave me a chance to hear about some really interesting topics. If I wanted to cover all the lectures I attended, this article would be really long, so I will focus on the topics that interested me the most.
Last week in Krakow, Poland, one of the greatest events gathering Google technologies enthusiasts took place. The event in question is, of course, Google Developer Days Europe – a conference organized to showcase the hottest topics now in Google. Attendants could hear about the latest mobile, web, and Cloud features during 33 sessions, take part in 16 hands-on workshops, talk to Google Experts, and of course meet a lot of like-minded people.
“Life is great and everything will be ok, Kotlin is here”- claimed Christina Lee and Jake Wharton during their talk on Google I/O 2017 conference. Kotlin programming language seemed to be one of the widest discussed topics during and after the conference. Mobile technologies market is very dynamic, and it seems that introduction of the new officially supported by Google language will change a lot the way we develop Android apps in next years.
Every startup and well-established business are coming up with their own mobile apps today, but most of them are not survived for long. With a wide range of available options; mobile app marketplace has become a crowded space where millions of apps already exist. So, how will you make your newly-launched mobile app stand out from the crowd?
In this fast-paced digital market, it’s not easy to come up with a highly successful mobile application. A well-researched planning and correct strategic can make you achieve your goals in the most effective ways. In this blog, you will find 7 practical tips that will help you succeed with your mobile app.
Google I/O 2017, an annual conference organized by Google, which took place May 17-19 in Mountain View, as usual, heated up the atmosphere in the mobile, web, and enterprise community. Some of the changes were expected and waited out, and some were rather surprising. Discussing all of them would take ages, so let us go through some of the most interesting (from our point of view) news announced during the conference.
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?
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?