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Kotlin vs. Java: All-purpose Uses and Android Apps

By Gabe Giro

Kotlin and Java are two powerful general-purpose languages popular for Android and beyond. We’ll discuss their top features and differences, then focus on how to smoothly transition between the two.

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Future-proof Your Android Code, Part 2: Functional Reactive Programming in Action

By Iliyan Germanov

The functional reactive programming (FRP) paradigm is becoming increasingly mainstream. In this installment, we discuss FRP essentials like system design and libraries, and implement a sample application.

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The Foundations of Functional Reactive Programming in Android

By Iliyan Germanov

This tutorial explores the mathematical concepts behind two key programming paradigms, functional programming and reactive programming, so you can build long-lasting Android architecture.

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Hybrid Power: Flutter Advantages and Benefits

By Asad Jibran Ahmed

Google's Flutter framework has quickly caught on among developers who want to target Android and iOS from the same codebase—and businesses who know the value of a single project team yielding presence in both markets.

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Building an Android POS App That Can’t Be Closed

By Tudor Filip Stupariu

It’s not every day that a client asks a developer to create a mobile app that cannot be closed, but this can be a crucial feature for Point of Sale (POS) devices. In this article, Toptal Software Developer Tudor Filip Stupariu demonstrates how he built an Android POS app that can’t be closed.

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Haxe Review: Haxe 4 Features and Strengths

By Kevin Bloch

The quietly growing number of serious Haxe projects have something new to contend with: the first major compiler release in over three years. What does Haxe 4 bring to the table?

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Avoiding Bad Practices in iOS and Android Design

By Martin Doychev

In an era of cross-platform mobile development, it is crucial to understand the specifics of different operating systems and hardware. In this article, Mobile Developer Martin Doychev lists a number of bad practices employed while creating apps for iOS and Android and explains what you should and shouldn’t do.

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Make Your App Profitable: Leverage Mobile Analytics

By Matthew Knippen

Building a mobile app isn't cheap—and the harsh reality is that most apps fail. Find out how to leverage fundamental analytics metrics to make sure your app actually turns a profit.

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How to Build a React Native QR Scanner: An RNCamera Tutorial

By Bassam Seif

Cross-platform mobile apps are increasingly being built with React Native. But how can you scan for QR codes and augment the user's camera view when they're present?

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