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Building a Real-World Web App With Vue.js and Firebase

Developers are adopting Vue.js at a rapid pace. Boasting over 92,000 stars on GitHub, the modern, modular JavaScript library is quickly beco...

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Using Advanced Auto Layout Techniques to Adapt Interfaces to Screen and Content

At Savvy Apps, we've been using Auto Layout since 2012, back when it was first introduced in iOS. Auto Layout is a powerful tool that makes ...

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Choosing a Firebase Database For Your App: Realtime Database vs. Cloud Firestore

Over the last few years Firebase has seen success with what's now called its Realtime Database, a tool that allows developers to set up and ...

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ToggleButtonLayout: Easily Create Toggle Buttons for Your Android App

While Android provides floating action buttons, navigation views, and other useful items in its design support library, there's no out-of-th...

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A Massive Guide to Building a RESTful API for Your Mobile App

We build apps of all shapes and sizes here at Savvy Apps, but a common element is that they communicate with servers. Very few apps today op...

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Can Core ML in iOS Really Do Hot Dog Detection Without Server-side Processing?

Machine learning has quickly become an important bedrock for a variety of applications. Its mobile implementation, however, has been out of ...

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16 Kotlin Tips for Android Development

Savvy Apps started using Kotlin for its new Android projects late in 2016, right around when Kotlin 1.0.4 was released. Initially, we saw an...

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Beyond Constraints: Crafting Advanced iOS Animations with Auto Layout

How we think about design at Savvy Apps encouraged us to develop a new animation technique that mixes old-school view animations with Auto L...

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SAAnimationView: A Framework to Programmatically Create iOS Animations

Last year we started working on a framework that was initially inspired by an animation in a podcasting app we crafted for The Cato Institut...

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Tips for Creating Your Own Interactive iOS Animations

Animations in iOS offer functional context to users and provide developers with a simple way to bring designs to life. While Apple provides ...

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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Objective-C or Swift for Your Project

Deciding whether to use Objective-C or Swift for a project isn't always a clear-cut decision; there are a number of factors to take into acc...

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