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SwiftUI cons: Why I don't use it in production

After several months of trying SwiftUI in my apps, I decided to list some concerns which keep me away from using it in production. Even if you're hyper-optimistic about it, it's still healthy to know its downsides and potential drawbacks it may cause in the work of a mobile developer.

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Web development trends in 2020: Ruby 3.0, Rails 6, voice search optimization etc.

As a software house that bets mainly on web development, we have to be aware of the trends that will shape the industry’s landscape in 2020. So here it is, the list of major events that will gain traction and impact it over the coming months, according to Prograils developers.

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React Native vs Flutter: Mobile app development frameworks compared

When building a mobile app, you can employ cross-platform development to reach users on both Android and iOS devices. Let's compare two popular frameworks for it: Facebook's React Native and Flutter, released by Google.

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Mobile app development: Using delegates and blocks in VIPER

When to use delegates and protocols for data requesting, and when do blocks do the trick in VIPER-based mobile development? Let's examine both instances in this tutorial!

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Flutter vs SwiftUI: A simple comparison

After some experience with both SwiftUI and Flutter, let's examine both mobile development frameworks in terms of development speed, clarity and maturity!

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Real Life Examples: Adding Action Mailbox to a Rails app

Find out how to install Action Mailbox in your Ruby on Rails application step by step with another part of our Real Life Examples tutorial!

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Real Life Examples: Updating Rails 5.2 to Rails 6.0

As it's been some time since Rails 6 was released (officially on 6th of August 2019), it's about time to update your application to this version of the framework. In this tutorial, I will show you how to easily do it, quickly solve potential problems along the way and take full advantage of some new features coming with Rails 6!

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How I solved a Segmented Control design problem in iOS 13

So iOS 13 is here. A lot has changed in Xcode (universal apps) and Swift (Swift UI). Some changes require more love from a developer's perspective, especially if you already have apps in AppStore. My problem with iOS 13 was displaying Segmented Control. Read on if you want to learn more about my case.

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Prograils wins Clutch Leader Award for Top B2B companies

When it comes to social proof, no one can trick a professional business research agency. The business research company Clutch once again featured Prograils among top B2B service providers in Poland.

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Flutter's pros and cons from an iOS developer's perspective

Flutter is a relatively new platform for mobile developers. Similar to Microsoft Xamarin or React Native (or less known Scade) it allows to develop apps both for Android and iOS. But it is also a platform which Google wants to use in its future projects like Fuchsia. In this post I’d like to share with you an iOS developer's take on Flutter.

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What are the goals, scope and types of software testing?

Just checking if ‘everything’s fine’ or trying to break an application in all possible ways? Software testing and QA may seem the most obvious parts of software development to non-programmers, but defining them has been problematic. Let’s approach both and examine their roles.

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The curious case of the 24-hour time format in Swift

Recently, I have found out how time formats on iOS devices can impact the ones inside a mobile app. Let's see how to make an application always display the 24-hour format regardless of your iPhone's or iPad's settings.

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Update: Top 15 famous websites built with Ruby on Rails

If you're still hesitating if RoR is the best choice for you, here are top 15 famous websites built with Ruby on Rails still rocking in 2019!

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Unwinding to a previous Controller in a Swift mobile app with VIPER

In this quick tutorial I’d like to show you how I manage unwinding views in mobile apps built with Swift by using VIPER design pattern. This simple trick can help you especially when you’re used to traditional MVC Storyboard’s segues.

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What can you learn from Prograils' Clutch reviews?

As a software house, we know we have to make constant progress and prove we are able to walk our talk. This is why we use Clutch as a platform to learn about our strengths, spot areas for improvement and let new clients find us easily.

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