The digest of interesting materials for the mobile # 95 developer (on March 16-22)

    This week, PapaBubaDiop threw pucks on iOS, Apple moderators threw apps out of the App Store, Google started manually checking apps on Play and introduced new age ratings, Facebook introduced money transfers in its messenger and planned to open it for developers, and Microsoft introduced a new loyalty program in Russia. An interesting seven days for everyone interested in mobile development in the new digest.

    We throw the puck in iOS eight

    My ideas as smartphone users are straightforward. Because - no extra tools for development, except for the library of sound reproduction. I borrow resources from the network. Ringtones, design, images, code examples. Everything has already been created before us. Copyright - like in hockey or football.

    Recognition of the Passport of the Russian Federation on a mobile phone

    Solving a seemingly “simple” problem, recognizing the passport of a citizen of the Russian Federation, we faced not one dozen interesting tasks in the field of computer vision, as well as in the field of architecture of effective software and writing high-performance programs for mobile devices.

    Free Pebble Time for Developers

    As the discussion and my own example show, a watch is more likely to be given randomly, rather than for real activity. Therefore, if you are a developer and have not logged into your CloudPebble account for a long time, it makes sense to do this ...

    How to get 2.3 million downloads (without spending a cent on marketing)

    Stuart Hull from AppbotX on Medium wrote a story about how his application, which he created in 6 hours, reached the mark of 2.3 million downloads, provided him with full income and was bought after a year and a half by a large company.



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    Marketing and monetization


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