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Mobile app icons on a phone A DevOps Approach to Mobile App Development

DevOps has completely transformed the mobile app development scenario, and it’s a good choice for any business looking to create an app. Let's look at what DevOps means in the context of developing a mobile app, some of the key benefits of a DevOps approach, and five crucial factors to keep in mind during development.

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Juned Ghanchi
Tester holding black Android smartphone Detecting and Preventing Android Security Risks

Even though the Android app development process involves thorough verification, there has been no preventing new malware from being developed. Here are some of the most common potential security risks Android users should watch out for, as well as some measures to take to protect your smartphone, data, and privacy.

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Harshal Shah
Software developer designing a mobile app 5 Areas to Focus On for a Great Mobile App UX

During mobile app development, the user experience should be at the forefront of your creative process. For an application to become popular among users, you have to think about the users and the various ways they’ll interact with your application. Here are five areas to pay attention to when designing for optimum UX.

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Betty Lockwood
Different fonts for different languages Choosing a Font for Software with a Global Audience

As more businesses are establishing a worldwide presence, our approach to software must consider globalization and localization. So when it comes to designing the user interface for our apps and websites, we must consider good typography. Here's what to take into account when choosing fonts for international products.

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Payal Goyal
People wearing virtual reality headgear What’s Next for Virtual Reality?

When most of us think of virtual reality, what comes to mind is fitting on a headset to experience a computer-generated simulation of a three-dimensional environment. However, the recent TED conference had a different “shared immersive reality” experience that doesn’t require headgear. Here's what's new with VR tech.

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Pamela Rentz
Mobile tester getting a positive result for a visual regression test on a smartphone Visual Regression Testing: A Critical Part of a Mobile Testing Strategy

Despite our best efforts to replicate customers' behavior in our test automation suites, teams often forget about nonfunctional requirements. An important one is visual perception—how users see and feel each application they use. Visual regression testing can fill a significant gap in user experience expectations.

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Dmitry Vinnik
NSA NSA Adds to Open Source Tools and Tech Transfer Program

The National Security Agency recently released several of the agency’s software tools as open source and added new technologies to the NSA technology transfer program patent portfolio that are ready for licensing. Could leveraging any of these technologies help your efforts?

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Pamela Rentz
Person making a mobile payment using contactless card technology by waving an Android phone in front of an NFC reader Using Contactless Card Technology in Mobile Payments

As payment methods have evolved from the traditional cash-based system to mobile systems, contactless cards are becoming more popular for their convenience and flexibility. Here's a primer on how this mobile payment system stores your card information, as well as the near-field communication technology behind it.

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David Smith