Java vs. Kotlin: Improving Android Development

Java—along with Groovy and Scala—has been one of the primary programming languages for Android development for years. Much like Objective-C in iOS, Java was written decades before mobile development. While both are powerful, versatile languages, they are also verbose, and not optimized for mobile—which has driven the creation of new, mobile-first languages like Apple’s Swift.

Android’s answer to keeping up with the rapid pace of mobile development? The Kotlin programming language.

Here’s a quick look at how Kotlin is offering Android developers a more concise, readable language that lets them be more productive and write better mobile apps.

 

  • 05/07/2017

Managing Stress in Organizations

Organizational stress can have an impact on the health of an organization. It can affect the production and motivation of the people in the workplace. The source of organizational stress can job security, work relationships, demands of heavy workload, or adapting to change. Stress management is an important aspect a leader should tackle. Leaders should create the balance between having people know the importance of change and having people feel distressed by change. Stress can have an adverse impact on the organization if it is coupled with incompetent leadership. In this article, I will examine how stress can have a negative or positive impact on organizations. Moreover, I will discuss how leaders can manage stress and what tools and strategies to use when managing stress.

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  • 20/06/2017

Wireless Charging Is Finally Coming To The iPhone

Throw out your cords, ladies and gentlemen, the iPhone is going wireless. 

Or so claims the CEO of iPhone manufacturer Wistron Corp, who noted that the next 5.5-inch iPhone would be both waterproof and set up for wireless charging.

  • 15/06/2017

Microsoft Unveils a Lot of Big Changes For Windows 10

Microsoft is releasing a new test version of Windows 10, today and there’s a lot of changes on the way. If you’re a Windows Insider on the Fast Ring then it’s available immediately, for everyone else all of the new features will arrive in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update later this year.

  • 09/06/2017

A Giant Step For iPhone. A Monumental Leap For iPad.

A Giant Step For iPhone. A Monumental Leap for iPad. iOS 11 sets a new standard for what is already the world’s most advanced mobile operating system. It makes iPhone better than before. It makes iPad more capable than ever. And now it opens up both to amazing possibilities for augmented reality in games and apps. With iOS 11, iPhone and iPad are the most powerful, personal, and intelligent devices they’ve ever been.
  • 06/06/2017

Top Mobile App Development Trends in 2021

It’s no secret that mobile apps are among the fastest-growing sectors of the world’s technology infrastructure with 2.1 million Android apps and 2 million iOS apps now available on leading app stores. With a diverse array of use cases encompassing everything from direct-to-consumer service delivery to business-to-business communication.

  • 15/02/2021

10 Apps To Connect Your PC to Android Devices

When you’re a vivid smartphone user, you may need to connect your device to your PC or Mac. Maybe you wish to backup your photos and videos, extract some crucial data, or extract files to free space on your device. Or maybe you wish to check your calls and messages or remote-control your device.

  • 01/02/2021