Nodes x Hacktober Fest 2019

Getting started with Open Source projects can be daunting some times, but we hope that our local Hacktober Fest events inspired people to get more involved in this community. We organised 5 events across 5 different locations, all with their own personal vibes and here is a short recap of...

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Droidcon London 2019

Droidcon London 2019 We had the opportunity to attend the biggest Android conference in London. It was full of great talks and we will try to highlight here some of which we attended.

Android
ServerSide.swift 2019

What it’s all about As stated on their website, ServerSide.swift is aiming to be a non-profit, framework-independent conference “solely run for the love of server-side Swift”. This was the second year of the conference, this time organized in Copenhagen, Denmark from Oct 30 to Nov 1.

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Droidcon Berlin 2019

Droidcon Berlin 2019 Back in July, Lucas and I took a trip to Berlin for the Droidcon 2019 conference. It was the second mobile development conference that I’ve been to and the first one entirely dedicated to Android, so I had high hopes. In this blog I’d like to highlight...

Android
Using USDZ for a better AR experience

ARKit 3.0 was officially released together with iOS 13.0 and it includes a lot of augmented reality goodies, such as people occlusion and motion capture. You can read about all the new features here.

iOS
Github And Jira Integration

Thousands of organizations around the world use GitHub and Jira together to manage software projects. With your GitHub account linked to Jira, it gives your team the ability to see branches, commit messages, and pull request in the Jira tickets they’re working on. On the GitHub side, you can view...

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Sharing code between iOS and Vapor

Code reusability has always been one of the ultimate goals for us developers. Building your backend with Vapor not only gives you highly scalable apps with shallow memory footprint, but also the potential to share some of your backend code with your iOS app without paying the extra cost. The...

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Google Docs viewer with Flutter

Flutter is a powerful framework when it comes to rendering complex nested widgets with countless styles and customizations. This small project will explain the basics of using Google APIs and Services, in particular Google Drive, Google Docs and rendering a Google Document using Flutter widgets. The app supports basic text...

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Fetching files easily in Vapor when you are writing tests

Vapor has a nifty build-in feature to derive the working directory of a project. This makes it easy for you to fetch files from your project and serve their content; fx if you want to seed some data in your database, if you are building an initial mock api at...

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Android navigation with MVVM and State made easy

Working on a large app with a large number of screens which we organized by feature (Messaging, Settings, Profile, etc.) made me test the single activity - multiple fragments approach by using the Navigation component. This technique has the advantage of not having to deal with activities and only define...

Android