What do you do if a programming language doesn't provide functions you need? Marcin in this post takes apart integer types in his quest to create generic function that will handle any integer value. The ensuing discussion on Hacker News is also worth looking at.
Miguel lists all the problems they faced while code signing and distributing Swift code.
Joe nails it with this post - avoid complex view controllers, they are messy and will lead to unmanageable code in long term.
I nice overview blog post from Jordan on WatchKit. Pretty sure this post will be sought highly after the WatchKit announcement.
Clearly Apple prefers radial progress charts as seen in the demo apps. This nifty tool helps us generate images of Radio bar charts to design watch apps.
Mike helps you choose a color palette and how to use it after you have a set of colors selected.
If you want to read one app design case study this week, read this one. An absolutely well written post on how Daniel went about designing OneShot app.
Some design tips to always keep in mind.
If you use Keystore to secure your apps, you gotta read this post. I am surprised to read that some use behavior can actually wipe Keystore.
Matt writes about his experience with Flow and Mortar libraries as an alternate to Fragments.
Working with Android Auto SDK seems pretty straightforward. Get started with Android auto with basic setup in this blog post.
With tablets replacing Kiosk terminals and no official support in SDK we are left to our own with implementing a robust Kiosk app. Andreas worked on one such Kiosk app with his team for their startup. Read on to learn the tricks they used.
Great tips on designing Android wear apps.
Every icon has it's own little story, this is the story of icons in LIVE4 GoPro made with keeping Google's material design guidelines in mind.