Building Mobile Apps Using React Native And WordPress

This is an article written by me for Smashing Magazine six days ago. It’s about building a WooCommerce-powered e-commerce app using React Native.

As web developers, you might have thought that mobile app development calls for a fresh learning curve with another programming language. Perhaps Java and Swift need to be added to your skill set to hit the ground running with both iOS and Android, and that might bog you down. Continue reading “Building Mobile Apps Using React Native And WordPress”

Android vs Pure Android – What’s the difference?

Android is not iOS. Of course, but the point I want to make here is that there is no single latest version or ‘flavour’ of Android. Being an Open Source project, anyone can create their own version of Android. This has so many advantages, but also some disadvantages as well. Let’s see.

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Galaxy S running a modded Android KitKat 4.4.4

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Android Development – Why and How

Needless to say, Android has become the leader of the mobile platform market. Starting with smartphones and tablets and moving onto TV, wearables and vehicles, Android never seems to stop.

My message here is that there is never a better time to hop into Android Development, in case you are programmer or hoping to be one.

I am not here to undermine other mobile OSes. iOS, WP and BB are great too, but I have always been an android fan and the market too points in its favor.

IDC: Smartphone OS Market Share 2015, 2014, 2013, and 2012 Chart Continue reading “Android Development – Why and How”