android

Throttling Network Speeds on macOS and iOS Simulator

When developing mobile apps, it's important to recognize your mobile users will likely have a much slower network connection than you use while developing. So, it's good to run your app in a simulated poort network condition. When I was primarily developing Cordova based apps (Ionic Framework), this was easy…

Launch An Android Emulator from the Command Line

While developing React Native apps (or Ionic Framework) I really dislike opening Android Studio on my Mac just to launch an emulator. To avoid this, I use this workflow: source ~/.bash_profile # Now, see what emulators you have: > $ANDROID_HOME/emulator/emulator -list-avds # You'll get a list like this: Pixel…

Enable Native Scrolling in Ionic Apps for Android

Here's a quick sample of enabling Native Scrolling in Ionic Framework apps. …

Motorola Moto E Mini Review

I'm going to throw out my initial impressions of the new Motorola Moto E. Disclaimers : I've been using Apple products exclusively for nearly 10 years. I gave up on Windows 10 years ago and have about 5 hours of experience in using Android devices. I am also a bit of…