Tag Archives: Android

macOS milestone

As a Windows app programmer that wants to also develop native iOS and Android apps, one should learn to develop native macOS apps first! In my opinion it’s easier to learn standard Cocoa first, and only then Cocoa Touch (sharing, of course, the Foundation and other … Continue reading

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Flutter

I recently found out about the new cross-platform framework for mobile development that Google backs up: Flutter. Although it’s only in alpha stage (i.e. early development) at this time, I wonder, could it eventually reach more adopters than Xamarin or … Continue reading

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Developer, you need an iPhone

I don’t mean iPhone X: it probably doesn’t worth its price, although benchmarks shock. And I don’t mean 8 unless you want wireless charging and a little more power. It can surely be just an iPhone 7, especially if you … Continue reading

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Microsoft-ish developer, new app idea: what platforms to target/tools to use?

First, let’s summarize the current trends: mobile (smartphone) usage increases tremendously, desktop usage decreases; users prefer native apps vs. Web.; programmers prefer native development vs. cross-platform development; medium term: HoloLens (3D holograms projected directly on eyes). Assuming that you’re a … Continue reading

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Microsoft fans and the (golden?) apples

There was a time when I really loved the way that Microsoft’s smart employees were up to centralize and unify everything into an ecosystem run mostly on Windows and Office, with help of the PC rising, regardless the communist-style of this … Continue reading

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What programming language should I learn? (if I were a student)

What programming language should one learn or focus on if he or she was a computer sciences student and intended to work as a software developer? This question was a tough one in the past too, but today it is especially difficult because there are even … Continue reading

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