Mobile phones have evolved a lot over the last few years. However storage is still a big concern. In addition to all the apps we have installed, we still would love to have a lot more storage for our photos and music. This makes the mobile app developer’s job a little more challenging as theyContinue reading “How to Reduce Mobile App Size”
Category Archives: Technology
Shoelace: A Framework-Agnostic Web Component Library
Do you know you can build Flutter apps in Python? 😮
I am guessing most of you have heard about Flutter. If not, here you go in just one sentence. Flutter is an open-source framework by Googlefor building beautiful, natively compiled applicationsfrom a single codebasefor iOS, Android, Web, MacOS, Windows and Linux. Dart is the programming language used to code Flutter apps and at the start most developers find it a littleContinue reading “Do you know you can build Flutter apps in Python? 😮”
iOS & Android Quick Actions
Quick actions are a great way to provide your users fast access to your app’s common functionality within the home screen. iOS 13 introduced the concept of quick actions, where a user can touch and hold an app icon to display a set of shortcuts or actions to perform right from the home screen. ManyContinue reading “iOS & Android Quick Actions”
What is Mobile Accessibility?
With over 6.3 billion global smartphone users, it’s critical mobile apps are inclusive of everyone, including those with vision impairment, hearing limitations, or other physical or cognitive conditions. What do we mean by an accessible app? An accessible app means that most people can use it without help from another person, regardless of ability or situation.Continue reading “What is Mobile Accessibility?”
How Do Apps Like Google and Microsoft Authenticator Work?
Authenticators are applications that serve several purposes for Android and iOS devices. They’re mainly used for two types of authentication, known as multi-factor authentication (MFA) and multi-step authentication (MSA). They provide advanced security for user sites. What this means is that it’s not enough to know or have an account password. With increased hacking andContinue reading “How Do Apps Like Google and Microsoft Authenticator Work?”
How does India’s 𝐔𝐏𝐈 (Unified Payments Interface) work?
UPI has gone through 𝐞𝐱𝐩𝐥𝐨𝐬𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐚𝐝𝐨𝐩𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 since its inception in 2016. It builds a digital payments ecosystem with payment apps, banks, and NPCI (National Payments Corporation of India). It now takes up 60% of digital retail transactions in India. It is estimated that the digital payments market in India will grow by 3 times inContinue reading “How does India’s 𝐔𝐏𝐈 (Unified Payments Interface) work?”
How does 𝐁𝐍𝐏𝐋 (Buy Now, Pay Later) work?
Earlier this year, we took over development of the mobile app for a retail app of a leading brand of kids clothings. And one of the features on the checkout page is the option of using Afterpay as you can see in the screenshot below. This got me wondering how do 𝐁𝐍𝐏𝐋 (Buy Now, PayContinue reading “How does 𝐁𝐍𝐏𝐋 (Buy Now, Pay Later) work?”
How are Notifications Pushed to our Mobile Devices?
Most people have a love/hate relationship with mobile push notifications. On the one hand, they keep us updated with the information we willingly asked to be updated on. On the other hand, for people like me, that constant activity on my phone is annoying and distracting. My friends tease me, but I can’t go toContinue reading “How are Notifications Pushed to our Mobile Devices?”