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Google Flutter vs Swift, Java and Kotlin

April 24, 2018
Posted in Android, iOS, Swift

Mobile app development has moved toward hybrid apps, using the web stack (HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript,) and frameworks like Phonegap or React Native.

But when it comes to the development of high demand (in terms of performance) mobile apps, using native languages like Swift for iOS and Java for Android is still the way to go. This might change with Googles Flutter framework.

Check out the video:

Thanks!

Stef

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The 2018 Tour De Nerd Language Race is ON!!

April 2, 2018

Which programming language is fastest? Which language will win the software development race? The participants include: C++ C# Java PHP Python JavaScript Ruby … and a late entrant, server side Swift. When measuring a programming language’s speed, you have to consider three things: write time, deployment and run-time. Learn PHP web development fast: https://shop.killervideostore.com/ Learn…

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My new site swiftplayground.org

June 18, 2014
Posted in iOS, Swift

Hi, It took us a week but my site on Apple’s Swift programming language has officially launched! swiftplayground.org I decided that (once again) I had to walk my talk and explore a new programming language. Swift is a good one to learn for several reasons: Swift is an ultra modern language. It’s always good to…

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Apple's new programming language Swift just Killed Objective C

June 3, 2014
Posted in iOS, Swift

Hi, I just watched the presentation on Apple’s new programming language: Swift. This means the end for Objective C and it fundamentally changes the world of iOS programming. Why? It is much easier to learn and much easier to work with and so we will see it used by a lot more programmers. About the…

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iOS or Android Programming?

February 4, 2013
Posted in Android, iOS, Mobile

Hi, So you’re a young nerd programmer who is trying to decide which direction to go in when it comes to programming for mobile devices, should you learn iOS development or Android? Bottom line: Learn HTML5 and JavaScript development. Some details: At this time, Android is by far the most popular mobile OS with about…

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iOS Programming is going to go Niche … then Ultra Niche!

January 14, 2013
Posted in iOS, Javascript, Mobile

Hi, One of the things that I see time and time again, is a (once hot) technology … fall into a niche. This time, I think it is native iOS programming that will slowly fade away. Why? Here are my top five reason why native iOS programming will become niche: iPhone penetration is falling –…

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Windows is quickly getting replaced by iOS and Android on the Web

December 9, 2011

As a web developer or web designer, you have to mindful of who your audience is when you are putting up a new web site or web application. Back in the 1990’s when I started, you had to consider which web browser but you were pretty safe to assume that people would be visiting your…

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Android Market Share Doubles, iOS Drops In Q3

November 15, 2011
Posted in Android, iOS

Hey Nerds! This just out: Android Market Share Doubles, iOS Drops In Q3 Android’s share of the worldwide smartphone market was 52.3% for Q3, double what it was a year ago, according to fresh data from Gartner. Apple’s iOS dropped on a year over year basis to 15% market share for Q3. The culprit for…

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