Announcements, Code, General, React, React Native, Technology

HyperTrack now supports React Native

Over the last few years in the fast evolving Javascript ecosystem, React has emerged as one of the top libraries for building UI. Described as the “View in MVC” , it provides a high-performance way to keep views up-to-date with JavaScript, using its incredibly fast virtual DOM diff algorithm and one way data flows: from owner to child. Since its launch, React has redefined a lot of paradigms  by bringing fresh new take on web development.

Launch of React Native last year brought the power of React to native development, allowing developers to write React Components and generate genuine native interface using JavaScript. Continue reading

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Code, General, Technology

Scheduling tasks in Android made easy

Over the years, Android has introduced several scheduling APIs for jobs that need to be scheduled outside the scope of an application’s lifecycle. Most of these come along with features that improve battery life & optimise resource utilisation. The choice of one suitable API, the inflexibility of switching between them and the amount of boilerplate code required for setting up makes it difficult to use these APIs. On top of this, API changes with varying Android API versions and most of the APIs not being backward compatible makes scheduling a headache. Continue reading

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