Design Thinking Design Thinking is a popular design methodology that cycles through five stages to provide solutions to complex and unknown problems. At a high level, following the system will enable you to achieve the best solutions by understanding your users’ needs, redefining the problems in a human-centered perspective, thinking of lots of possible solutions, … Read More
If you’ve ever done anything in Android that takes more than 16 milliseconds to process then you’ve probably heard of Android services and background processing in general. Why 16 milliseconds? At Android’s refresh rate of 60 frames per second, the main thread can not be delayed by more than 16 milliseconds to avoid frame skipping … Read More
When you’re planning to develop a mobile app the second most important decision you’ll ever make is selecting a technology to use (first being the content of the app) Ideally you’d want a version of your app for both iOS and Android and so there are really only 3 choices you have in 2021: 1. … Read More
The Wolf Golf Scorecard app for Android, by Rod Biresch of Chariot Solutions, is a record-keeping application for a classic four-player golf game. Recently, Chariot had the opportunity to redesign and refresh the look-and-feel and usability of the application (first released in 2016) through a complete design deep-dive process.
Chariot’s Rod Biresch and Pete Fleming discuss the importance of a UX analysis through the lens of Rod’s pet project: a mobile app for golfing.
A bottomless appetite for mobile experiences is forcing many businesses to accelerate their mobile strategies and for those with mobile presences to potentially rethink theirs.
Tracey Welson-Rossman talks to Edwige Robinson, the Vice President of Mobile Engineering Services at Comcast. What advice does Edwige have for businesses interested in bringing their product or service to phones, either via app or responsive website? What should be considered when planning a well-rounded mobile strategy? And once the mobile solution is implemented, how do you use customer data and behavior insights to make better, more informed business decisions?
Check out our YouTube playlist to watch all the talks from Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise 2020. Abstract “Security though obscurity is no security.” Well… sort of. The truth is much more complicated. Obfuscation is difficult, fragile, and a never ending battle. But sometimes it’s the only tool for the job, whether to protect a … Read More
In this session we will walk through the steps required to securely communicate with your device using the Device Shadow service. This will include an overview of user authentication and authorization, connecting to AWS IoT, and using MQTT to communicate with the device’s “Device Shadow” to read and update its state. All this, using the AWS Amplify CLI and SDK.
Ray Wenderlich’s tutorial covers one of the most important concepts within Android apps: Android activities. Read on for more.