BY ALEXANDER GAIDUKOV – FREELANCE SOFTWARE ENGINEER @ TOPTAL#API #iOS #REST #Swift
Nowadays most mobile applications rely heavily on client-server interactions. Not only does this mean that can they offload most of their heavy tasks to backend servers, but it also allows these mobile applications to offer all sorts of features and functionality that can only be made available through the Internet.
Backend servers are usually designed to offer their services through RESTful APIs. For simpler applications, we often feel tempted to get by creating spaghetti code; mixing code that invokes the API with rest of the application logic. However as applications [...]
BY DEMIR SELMANOVIC – HEAD OF OPEN SOURCE @ TOPTAL#Android #CSharp #iOS #mac #Microsoft #VisualStudio #vs
Once upon a time, there was a company that had all the best tools, and writing software for their platform was awesome. But slowly, they became indifferent to their own problems. They did not become alarmed when their systems crashed, but rather accepted this state of the universe as a fact of life. They believed that their programs were perfect within themselves, serene and elegant, their purpose self-evident.
Oh boy, if they only knew how wrong they were…
It was well overdue when they realized their mistakes and their CEO cried to bring back [...]
Apple pencil is the best stylus out there you can buy right now for iPad Pro. But when you are using it, you might be thinking where to put it. Belkin solved that problem with Stand that looks like inkwell. If you are regularly using Apple Pencil with iPad Pro or want a solution to put it on your desk, Belkin’s Apple Pencil Stand is worth checking out. It is available in Silver, Gold and personally my favorite Space Grey.
Powerbeats 3 with Apple’s W1 chip (Same as in Airpods) and 12 hours of battery life are now available to order.
Apple unveiled the Powerbeats 3 with W1 chip after unveiling Airpods. Powerbeats offer up to 12 hours of battery life and charging for 5 minutes will give you 1 hour of playback time. Powerbeats3 are water resistant. Like the Airpods, you can pair Powerbeats just by turning them on and bringing them closer to your iPhone, Apple Watch or Mac to start the setup.
Powerbeats3 are available on Apple’s official website for $199.95 in black, white, red, blue and yellow. Expected Shipment time is 1-2 weeks.