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Cloud Storage Afbeeldingen Laden in een Flutter Web App

door Toine Heuvelmans

June 7th, 2021

Eerder dit jaar bracht Flutter web-ondersteuning uit, waardoor ontwikkelaars met één dezelfde codebase hun mobiele applicaties tevens op het web (oh, en tegelijkertijd ook op desktop) kunnen publiceren. Wij werken momenteel aan het perfectioneren van de web-ervaring van een van onze Flutter apps. De app toont een lijst artikelen die opgehaald wordt uit Firebase. De artikelcodes zijn afkomstig u...

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3 interessante aankondigingen op Flutter Engage

door Heiko Beereboom

March 12th, 2021

Op 3 maart vond het Flutter Engage event plaats, hét evenement waar Google de laatste ontwikkelingen op het gebied van Flutter presenteert. Flutter is een door Google ontwikkeld UI framework waarmee je met 1 codebase mobiele applicaties ontwikkeld voor 2 platformen; iOS en Android. In 2019 leverden wij onze eerste Flutter app op voor Erasmus MC. 

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SALT Security Interview

door Toine Heuvelmans

January 5th, 2021

In al onze projecten, van groot tot klein, speelt veiligheid een belangrijke rol. Veilig omgaan met klantgegevens en bedrijfsgegevens, maar ook op een veilige manier werken aan en communiceren over deze projecten. Welke gegevens slaan we op in de app en welke in de back-end, is dit in lijn met de AVG? Welke gebruiker kan bij welke gegevens, hoe bepalen we wie wie is, en of dat ook echt zo is? H...

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App Clips Lab Day: The Size Limit

door Toine Heuvelmans

December 22nd, 2020

During our most recent Lab Day we experimented with App Clips. This new iOS feature, discussed in detail in this earlier blog post, allows potential users of your app to easily discover it and try out a single part of your app, where and when they need it most. In this post I will go into detail on the size limit for an App Clip.An App Clip should be small, such that it can be downloaded quickl...

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How we increased app usage by 250%

door Heiko Beereboom

December 17th, 2020

Launching an application is often just the first step to success. No matter how well thought out at the drawing board or evaluated and fine-tuned with intended users, it is often only the beginning of a successful mobile application. Many new factors often arise after the initial launch. Users have new wishes, the business is engaged in further optimizing the targets and the usage figures provi...

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A closer look into AppSheet

door Heiko Beereboom

October 15th, 2020

At Touchwonders we find it very important to stay informed about the latest developments in our field of work. One of the ways to keep ourselves up-to-date is by organising internal ‘innovation’ days to dive into something new. Here we focus on new tech that we find interesting and want to learn more about. Examples of previous topics are: accessibility on mobile devices part 1 and part 2, voic...

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App Clips

“If only there was an app for that!”

door Toine Heuvelmans

September 27th, 2020

At the WWDC20 this year, Apple revealed a new feature coming in iOS 14 that can drastically improve the discoverability of your app: App Clips allow you to use and experience a single part of an app, exactly when and where it is most useful. This answers that thought that we probably all have had at least once: “If only there was an app for that!” In essence, an App Clip is a small part of your...

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Reporting test coverage for Swift packages without Xcode

door Michele Volpato

August 11th, 2020

Learn how to report test coverage of Swift packages without using Xcode. By running tests in a Linux machine, you can integrate the process in your CI/CD system using a Docker container.If you use Xcode, Swift packages are the easiest way to include reusable components of Swift code in your project. You can easily add a Swift package to your project using Xcode, which uses the Sw...

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Implementing Server-Side Swift

Why we chose Vapor over Kitura

door Finn Hamers

June 30th, 2020

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Xcode 11 Themes

door Toine Heuvelmans

June 15th, 2020

Last year we took a closer look at Xcode Themes and proposed a selection of colors and fonts that not merely looks pretty, but also conveys information that supports understanding your code more easily. With the introduction of Xcode version 11 a few new syntax identifiers have been made available to themes. In this short update we will go through these new identifiers and review our Touchwonde...

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