Mobile Java

Mobile Java news, information, and how-to advice

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Meteor’s Apollo unites client apps and back-end databases

The technical preview works with JavaScript, but native iOS and Android backing is in the works as well

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Outdated Git version in OS X puts developers at risk

Git 2.6.4, shipped with Apple's command line developer tools, has two serious vulnerabilities

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RoboVM Java-to-iOS dev tool meets its end

With the discontinuation of Xamarin, RoboVM's licenses will expire on April 17, 2017

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10 simple tools for building mobile apps fast

No-code and low-code mobile programming tools give business users and developers a fast track to mobile app success

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Facebook open-sources Android byte code optimizer

Facebook's ReDex tool for paring down Android apps could form the basis for other optimizers as well

Swift vs. Objective-C: 10 reasons the future favors Swift

4 no-bull reasons why Swift on Android won't come swiftly

Making Swift a viable option on Android would be an arduous task. Here are the reasons why Google will remain ensconced on Java

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Oracle seeks $9.3 billion for Google’s use of Java in Android

Oracle is seeking as much as $9.3 billion in damages in a long-running copyright lawsuit against Google over its use of Java in Android, court filings show.

App dev trends going hot -- and cold

21 hot programming trends -- and 21 going cold

Hot or not? From the Web to the motherboard to the training ground, get the scoop on what's in and what's out in app dev

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LambdaNative brings functional programming to IoT

The development environment's founders look to expand LambdaNative to the Internet of things

Programming Languages for Truly Changing the World

Program the world: 12 technologies you need to know

Stuffing bits in databases is boring. Why not program everything around you?

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SamsaraJS library juices mobile Web UIs

The functional reactive library provides native-like app experiences and takes on the mobile Web's performance issues

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JetBrains polishes Kotlin for JVM ahead of general release

The release candidate also features improved Java interoperability

Programming Predictions

9 predictions for the future of programming

Our coding crystal ball offers developers meaningful bets for the next five years -- but few guarantees given the rate of change for tech

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Android open source move could boost Java and aid in legal battles with Oracle

Google's upcoming 'Android N' mobile operating system will leverage OpenJDK APIs

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The app dev undead: 5 technologies limping along

Famo.us, io.js, JavaFX, Objective-C, and Spring.Net have all faded away, but for different reasons

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Google rewrites its Angular JavaScript framework

Version 2 offers a significant speed boost and improved mobile development capabilities; a beta release is available today with general availability planned for early 2016

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Break the tyranny of native mobile apps

Once freedom reigned in the form of Web apps that worked across every platform. Mobile apps have taken a big step back with platform lock-in -- but there's hope

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Up close with Google's Angular 2 JavaScript framework

Here's all you need to know about Angular 2, the exciting new successor to Google's wildly popular JavaScript framework, AngularJS

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