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Top 10 How To’s: Mobile App Development

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How important is mobile to your development plan? Very important probably. Here are 10 great blog posts (plus a bonus) one showing you how to do amazing things on mobile (and on desktop too).

1. Easily Deploy Powerful AI Vision Tools On Windows And Mobile

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Google Cloud’s AI Vision API offers powerful pre-trained machine learning models that you can easily use on your desktop and mobile applications through REST or RPC API methods calls. Lets say you want your application to detect objects, locations, activities, animal species, products, or maybe you want not only to detect faces but also their emotions. Or you may have the need to read printed or handwritten text, this and much more is possible to be done for free (up to first 1000 units/month per feature) or at very affordable prices and scalable to the use you make with no upfront commitments.

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2. Storing Enterprise Data on Mobile: How to Identify And Manage The Security Risks

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Storing data on-device for apps on mobile is a practical and efficient way to manage data. However, it can present a number of security risks, both for data at rest and for data in transit. This is especially acute given that mobile devices wander with their owner everywhere, can be stolen or hacked, and vital data can be lost. The real cost of a data breach can be truly far-reaching. A single attack can break a company, and lead to a multitude of consequences.

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3. How To Make A Windows and Mobile Telegram Messenger App

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In this article, you will learn about Telegram Messenger, why use Telegram Cloud in your own applications, TDLib Library, using OpenSSL for security and encryption, developing your own Telegram in Windows app development software, and much more. Telegram Messenger is more than an instant messaging application; it’s a real social network with the capabilities and features we’ve come to expect. For example, if you need a notification feature in your application, integrating with the Telegram cloud allows you to get this feature very quickly and be in touch with all Telegram users.

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4. Use FNC Pack To Easily Build Powerful Dashboard Apps For Windows, Mobile, And The Web

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TMS Software, a technology partner, offers a wide range of fantastic components for Windows IDEs such as Delphi and C++ IDEs like C++ builder. Their components have a modern look and are well optimized. All of TMS’ components have a trial version so you can try out the various features and capabilities inside your own applications before you decide to go ahead with a purchase. Among their other offerings, TMS has a component pack called The FNC pack. FNC stands for Framework neutral components.

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5. Five Ways To Make Use Of AI In Your Windows And Mobile Apps

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AI is one of the most significant trends in the app development industry. We can witness that artificial intelligence is coursing into every regular activity of ours whether it is medicine, finance, production, cyber security through mobile and desktop applications. In this article, you will learn how to transform your Windows development as well as that of other desktops such macOS or Linux, or for mobile applications by harnessing the power of artificial intelligence using Embarcadero’s Delphi FireMonkey technology. Artificial intelligence empowers you and your business to achieve more by providing intelligent solutions to complex problems.

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6. Creating Your First Native Mobile Apps For iOS And Android

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Market trend data clearly shows Mobile is now the dominant platform for end-user engagement, with Android the biggest platform on the market today. It is, therefore, more important than ever to have a mobile strategy in place as part of a complete software vision. When looking to develop a mobile application, a number of key considerations come into play.

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7. Drive The Stack Overflow API In Your Windows and Mobile Apps

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Stack Overflow is one of the most-used help desks on the internet that helps developers and technologists write scripts, examples, or solutions. Their public platform serves 100 million people every month, making it one of the 50 most popular websites in the world. Their asynchronous knowledge management and collaboration offering Stack Overflow for Teams is transforming how people work. You can ask questions on Stack Overflow for free and get answers from fellow software developers and specialists on the subject of your question. In this article, you’ll learn how to use an API, Stack Overflow, and REST API with C++ software on Windows and Mobile apps.

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8. How To Make Facebook Posts From Windows And Mobile Apps

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At Softacom, as a software company specializing in mobile and Windows app development using Delphi, we often integrate clients’ software with 3rd party services using API. In this article we show you how to automatically create posts on Facebook from your Delphi apps using the Facebook Graph API. In this article we’ll show you how to automate the process of content posting and updating through Facebook API (namely Facebook Graph API).
We’ll develop a Delphi FMX software application to post on a user’s Facebook page.

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9. How To Make An Epic Dashboard Visualization For Windows, Mobile And The Web The Easy Way

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Dashboards, a graphical visualization of data, seem to be everywhere, especially in these pandemic times where daily and weekly trends take on a very personal significance. In this article we are going to look at a beautiful dashboard which you can very easily customize to suit your own needs. There is only so far you can get with tables of facts and figures. Sooner or later there comes a time when you will need to create a graphical visualization of your data. Pictures really do save a thousand words, but they also help your users get a grasp of the information in a more easily consumed way.

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10. What Are The Best Options For Mobile App Development?

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Mobile app development can be categorized into the creation of 3 main types of applications. Native apps, web-based mobile apps, and hybrid apps. Native applications are typically written and compiled for each platform that they run on. They provide the fastest performance and the highest levels of security as they are compiled and optimized for the hardware. With full access to the hardware, they also benefit from complete access to device features, such as biometrics, camera, sensors, etc.

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Bonus: Easily Add Visually-Stunning FMX And VCL Styles To Your Windows And Mobile Apps

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When I started programming with Delphi 7, my applications were stunning because of the wide variety of VCL styles. I liked the idea of just loading the style file and you are good to go. At this moment, creating dark and light mode for the applications is crazy. But, if you are developing applications in Delphi or C++ Builder, you have no problem!

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