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Quick and Fast Image Loading on Android and iOS with React-Native

On this version of React-Native Tutorial we are going to look into how to load Images Quick, Fast and Easy with React-Native Module React-Native Fast Image, We are also going to add a little animation using React-Native Image Progress Module to allow users know when image loading is in progress and when it's completed. There are three Major modules Involve in this Project that are written by Trusted React-Native Developers and backed by great community. The main Objective of this Project is to see how we can avoid loading Images twice on Android and iOS each time our app is lunched therefore saving us some bandwidth data, React-Native Fast Image does this by caching the images that has been loaded by the app. As stated on the Repo, FastImage is a wrapper around SDWebImage (iOS) and Glide (Android), These are two power and efficeint image caching libraries on Android and iOS platform.
Quick and Fast Image Loading on Android and iOS with React-Native

Building Android and iOS Apps with React-Native in 5 Minutes.

As I have mentioned in my previous post Why I Moved from Ionic to React-Native for Android and iOS Development, I want us to demonstrate how quick and easy it is to create an Android and iOS application with React-Native in Just 5 Minutes. This app will not be doing anything magical yet but to display some regular texts, As go further in React-Native tutorial series, The magic inReact-Native will reveal itself. We will demostrate how to earnest the power of native module to create a robust Android and iOS app using React-Native.

Building Android and iOS Apps with React-Native in 5 Minutes.

Why I Moved from Ionic to React-Native for Android and iOS Development

Ionic has been my preferred for cross platform mobile application development framework for about 2 years in a row, But lately most project I have work on are built with React-Native, I was a big fan of react but I haven't really looked into React-Native until recently. I love Ionic Framework a lot, Many can tell from my previous posts but there are just some projects that you really want to have access to the native APIs with ease and React-Native kind of provide that bridge out of the box. In this Blog post I will explain my experience with Ionic Framework and why I switched to React-Native on my recent project and also share my opinion whether a beginner should start with Ionic Framework or just go directly to React-Native.
Why I Moved from Ionic to React-Native for Android and iOS Development

Build your first Ionic 3 Mobile App, Detailed Beginner's Guide

Ionic is the Leading Cross-Platform development framework. Ionic let you build Mobile application for Android, iOS and Windows with just a single codebase.
The first issue that beginner's have when they want to build an Ionic App is that they don't have previous experience with the technologies behind the Ionic Stack.
Ionic 3 uses Angular, Typescript and HTML5 for it main components.
The first two stack technologies are both based on javascript.
Therefore, To truly understand this tutorial you should be able to write basic JavaScript. You are expected to understand functions, Objects, arrays and variable declarations.

Why Ionic Framework is Leading Cross-Platform Development Stack

Ionic Framework is a mobile app stack that let web developers build apps for all major app stores and the web with a single code base. At the same time, your app looks and feels awesome on every device, Isn't that great?
In fact , All you need to know is Angular, JavaScript, Typescript and HTML5.
Arguably, All these are things you can learn through a normal weekend if your'e a newbie.
Above all, Ionic Framework makes it easy for web developers to build mobile and web apps for Android, Windows, IOS, Electron and Browser without stress.
Why Ionic Framework is Leading Cross-Platform Development Stack

Apple-1 PC hand-built by Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs in 1976 sold for $355,000

Who could imagine such a machine still exists and it's still working, A working 1976 Apple-1 Personal Computer was sold for $355,000 last week in an auction hosted by Christie's New York. This is the first Apple's Personal Computer, This particular version was hand-built by Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs in the confines of Steve Jobs' garage. A similar version of this 1976 PC is sold for $671,400 in 2013 and $905,000 in 2014, This makes $355,000 sales the cheapest Apple-1 sales till date, It comes without a casing and power supply, it's the first to have its own motherboard, which set it apart from competitors. Apple-1's success at the time is credited as the force that catapulted Apple into the personal computing industry. The Apple-1 originally retailed for $666.66, and now only 66 computers still exist. Sound like a coincidence? Maybe!
First Apple Computer hand-built by Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs in 1976 sold for $355,000 - still working

Meet Bixby Samsung New Voice Assistant

Bixby digital assistant was absent from the initial release of Samsung Galaxy S8, Samsung promised would be coming at a later date. On the 1st of May, 2017, Bixby was released for S8 and S8 Plus owners in South Korea. Before now, S8 owners have the ability to use Bixby features like Vision augmented reality, Bixby Home, and Reminders features since launch. But the full voice control recognizes the major selling point of the new virtual assistant, which Samsung claims will allow users to accomplish anything they could do with regular touch controls through voice commands. The English version was delayed due to the company’s difficulty in optimizing it for English commands- according to report, Samsung has announced that S8 and S8 Plus owners can test Bixby’s voice features before anyone else.
Meet Bixby Samsung New Voice Assistant

Facebook Using over 150 People and Artificial Intelligence For Counter-Terrorism

Recent Announcement by Facebook that most accounts removed for terrorism-related activity are uncovered by the company itself, and that it’s using artificial intelligence to find more threats. People have questioned the role of tech companies in fighting terrorism online, Facebook is using image-matching for terrorist photos and videos, and detecting “clusters,” where terrorist content is posted across related accounts. We want to find terrorist content immediately, before people in our community have seen it. Already, the majority of accounts we remove for terrorism we find ourselves. But we know we can do better at using technology — and specifically artificial intelligence — to stop the spread of terrorist content on Facebook
Facebook Using over 150 People and Artificial Intelligence For Counter-Terrorism

Smart Keyboard that Reads Fingerprints by Microsoft

New smart Keyboard that reads Fingerprint unveiled by the tech giant Microsoft is the latest keyboard in town, With maximum security guaranteed, Microsoft has turned you to your own password. The Modern Keyboard is the successor to the Surface Keyboard, and looks identical. The only changes are a new fingerprint reader and the ability to use a cable for a wired connection instead of wireless. This super brilliant Keyboard can be used to log into Windows 10 or websites using Windows Hello. The new Modern Keyboard will work with Windows 10, MacOS, and the latest versions of Android.

Killer Tips to Improve Website PageSpeed Performance and Optimization

PageSpeed is the amount of time it took web server to respond to the requests of the browser and how long it takes for it to serve all page Resource(Images, Audio, Videos, Flash Animations, e.t.c.), Content (HTML, CSS and Texts) and Meta Information (HTTP info i.e Author, Content-Type, e.t.c) to be fully downloaded and rendered by the web browser. Modern browsers have been optimized to handle page loading efficiently with time, They do have their own drawbacks but not as expensive as a slow webpage. A slowly loading webpage is not good for user experience, most users just click away or close the tab before the loading completes, These can make any potential buyer leave before the get to see any product on the website. PageSpeed improvement is a way of gaining more power above market competitors, People can browse through contents faster, make payments and review / comments. It encourage them so browse around more categories and purchase more items.
Killer Tips to Improve Website PageSpeed Performance and Optimization