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Compare 13 different programming languages by writing a simple game. Whenever I start learning a new programming language, I focus on defining variables, writing a statement, and evaluating expressions. Once I have a general understanding of those concepts, I can usually figure out the rest on my own. Most programming languages have some similarities, so …

You likely are using third-party SDKs or libraries in your app. After all, why build functionality from scratch if the building blocks are readily available and can save you time? As an app developer, you are responsible for the overall user experience and code shipped in your app, including those provided by any third-party SDKs. …

We’ve added the Oboe C++ audio library to the Android Game SDK. Oboe’s support of high-performance, low-latency audio across the widest range of Android devices is the right choice for most game developers.   Single API On Android devices running Android 8.1 (API level 27) and higher, Oboe takes advantage of the improved performance and …

In an Android app, Kotlin flows are typically collected from the UI layer to display data updates on the screen. However, you want to collect these flows making sure you’re not doing more work than necessary, wasting resources (both CPU and memory) or leaking data when the view goes to the background. In this article, …

I’ve read dozen of articles on how to become a better developer in the past year. So, to share what I’ve learned, here are 7 ways to become a better developer:   1. Code every day for as much as you can. This is important especially when you’re first starting. You can code for as …

Guest post by Anind Mathur and Akash Bakshi of MSys Technologies As we hopefully look forward to what can be a better year, MSys Technologies brings you the 2021 tech predictions based on our Software Product Engineering Services and Digital Transformation expertise. Software Product Engineering Momentum for Single Data Platform with Low Code/No Code 1.1 …

“The best time to plant a tree was twenty years ago. The second best time is now.” No, the second best time was 19 years and 364 days ago… but I get what you mean. You read all these stories of the early investors in bitcoin, racking in their millions today, the tech billionaires who …

Three years ago I chose Openshot as my Linux video editing software of choice. See why it’s still my favorite. In 2021, there are more reasons why people love Linux than ever before. In this series, I’ll share 21 different reasons to use Linux. Here’s how I use Linux to edit videos. Back in 2018, …

With the recent release of the VMware Customer Reliability Engineering (CRE) team’s Reliability Scanner, we wanted to take some time to expand on the namespace label check, including how labelling can be used for alert routing. The Reliability Scanner is a Sonobuoy plugin that allows an end user to include and configure a suggestive set …

How fast do you usually leave a site if the user experience is subpar? There’s a very high chance that visitors to your website will do the same if you don’t have good user experience (UX) even if you have amazing content. Let’s review a few of the ways you can apply UX to your website. Make use of …