Developing cross-platform mobile application with React Native

Before we did some project on Cordova – it was a good experience, but we wanted to try new React Native framework. Fortunately one of our scandinavian customers asked us to make a mobile application for his IoT infrastructure. The application should notify user about events from IoT cloud which collects data from different sensors (fire alarm, leakage detector, security systems, etc).               However…

Web Summit 2016

This November we visited Web Summit — probably the most important conference in IT world. Just the numbers: 3 days, hundreds of startups, more than 50000 attendees. This days Lisbon has been changed — you could meet a person with “attendee” badge on his jacket everywhere.   This is how it looks like from cableway. Every day there were new booths from new startupers. In addition to the booths were a lot of…

Autotests in Android

This post is about autotests. On the one hand they are time consuming and require some skills, on the other hand – together with time saving they work towards quality and agile code, because if it’s hard or impossible to test some code, it’s a matter of refactoring. As a result of automated tests we get an app with well-structured code that is easy to maintain after the release. There…

Developing cross-platform application with Cordova

This post doesn’t claim to be the ultimate truth, it is just about the experience of cross-platform application development. One of the projects we developed is the online service for food order. The idea was to create a mobile app both for iOS and Android and we decided to choose an open-source set of instruments of cross-platform development Apache Cordova.   Apache Cordova enables you to use web technologies (HTML,…