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ISE Coding Garage Returns for Third Year

May 09, 2017 | by Daniela Williams, Project Manager | Tags: Mobile App Development

It’s that time of year again. We’re prepping for the third summer of the ISE Coding Garage!  Soon Hass and I will be heading out to high schools in Iowa City to recruit at the AP Computer Science classes. This year's Coding Garage sessions will kick off on June 14th.

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Creating a Simple App in Vue.js

Apr 20, 2017 | by Clay Schumacher, Senior Software Engineer | Tags: Mobile App Development

Out of the many available javascript frameworks for creating web apps today, a more recent popular choice is Vue.js. It takes cues from other popular frameworks like Angular and React and ends up with what they believe is the best of both worlds.

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Google Play Store Release Checklist

Mar 16, 2017 | by Clay Schumacher, Senior Software Engineer | Tags: Mobile App Development

A couple months ago we published a high-level checklist we use to ensure the successful release of apps to the iOS App Store.

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How to Use Xamarin.Forms to Create a Cross-Platform Mobile App

Feb 09, 2017 | by Clay Schumacher, Senior Software Engineer | Tags: Mobile App Development

Xamarin has gained a lot of traction in the mobile development community as a viable cross-platform solution for developing performant mobile apps. When we first started with Xamarin a few years ago, the only option was to create a platform-specific UI (Views and ViewControllers/Presenters) for each platform you wanted to bring your app to. Then Xamarin introduced Forms, a solution for simple mobile apps to be created cross-platform with a shared UI that still used native controls on each platform. As many mobile apps contain as much or more presentation logic as business logic, this makes much more sense as a cross-platform solution.

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