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What is a Web App, Hybrid App or Native App – Which is the Best for Your Mobile App Idea?

In this post we’ll break down the need-to-know information on web, hybrid, and natives apps, as well as ways to help you decide which one is right for your particular mobile application.

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Slides: Build An Efficient REST Client On Android – Matteo Gazzurelli – Droidcon IT 2016 – Torino

Android: https://www.android.com/ Retrofit: http://square.github.io/retrofit/ OkHttp: http://square.github.io/okhttp/ Realm: https://realm.io/   Link to the talk http://it.droidcon.com/2016/sessions/build-an-efficient-rest-client-on-android/ Transcription: I’ve got to ask you a few questions before starting: Do you have an app that consumes a REST endpoint? Do you still use plain HttpUrlConnection to connect to a server? Have you ever parsed a JSON string by hand? Well, if you answered YES to one of these questions, This is the right talk for you! Otherwise, it’s still ok, and you’ll learn how to implement a good REST client in Android. If you are wondering… what the hell is he saying… ok, thank…

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Ladies And Gentlemen… DuckMa Inc.!

A birth is a new seed and should be planted in a good soil in order to grow strong roots. The new American “twin” of DuckMa is just born: DuckMa Inc. We decided to push overseas, not only to have new headquarters in the Silicon Valley, a dream of every digital company, but also for what that place offers. What? is it? A more mature market: customers in all the relevant levels, giving much more importance to mobile solutions, knowing what they are buying and being convinced of the great potential of the applications world. Not just that, it’s difficult…

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Droidcon Italy 2016

Droidcon is one of the largest Android conferences in Europe. Held primarily throughout Europe, with conference venues in different countries each month, the upcoming April event will be held in Turin, Italy. Synesthesia has once again been chosen as the host, with the conference to be held on 7 and 8 April at the Lingotto Conference Centre. Among the speakers will be DuckMa’s own Matteo Gazzurelli, CEO. What is Droidcon? The main idea behind all Droidcon events is to support the Android platform and build a networking event for developers and companies. Droidcon offers high-level talks covering different aspects of…

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Top Traits of a Great Mobile Developer

Creativity, empathy, listening, vision: The skills of a perfect developer aren’t only technical. Many tech companies believe that the ability to write good code—that makes a product come to life—is at the heart of their success. The current emphasis on these skills seems totally rational, but what companies forget is that this won’t be true forever. In the future, computers will take over more and more of these tasks, including programming and data crunching. What can’t be replaced in any organization in the imaginable future is precisely what seems overlooked today: liberal arts skills, such as creativity, empathy, listening, and…

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