Google Assistant Home Control Actions – Introduction

During Google I/O 2017, Google launched its’ Assistant voice-enabled AI platform for iPhone. Google also released more Google Actions developer tools, including a…
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Amazon Alexa vs Google Assistant vs Microsoft Cortana

During the 2017 Build event, Microsoft unveiled the promised Cortana Assistant - powered speakers and released Cortana to developers looking to introduce voice…
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Voice-enabling smart-home devices with Amazon Alexa (Part III)

In the previous installment of our Alexa skills development exploration, we got to the point of building smarthome and custom skills for Amazon…
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Voice-enabling smart-home devices with Amazon Alexa (Part II)

In the previous post, we discussed setting-up Amazon Alexa skills and an environment for building and deploying an autoscaling service to host processing…
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Voice enabling smart-home devices with Amazon Alexa

Our client is a smart-home devices manufacturer. The company decided to voice-enable their products, starting with an ability to interact with the Amazon…
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React-Native – First Impressions

During F8 2015, Facebook engineers announced a new platform for building native mobile apps - React-Native. Originally, only iOS support was released, but after…
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Practical Xamarin.Forms Introduction

The cross-platform Xamarin toolset is used by developers to share code between versions of apps written multiple platforms including Android, iOS and Windows Phone.…
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Developing native Appcelerator modules – Part II – iOS module

Part II -  building a native Appcelerator module for iOS Start by creating a new “Mobile Module Project.” To do this, right-click your…
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Developing native Appcelerator modules – Part I

A possibility of using native modules along with JavaScript is one of the reasons Appcelerator is selected for many projects. Modules narrow the…
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Xamarin.Android Performance Analysis

Ever wondered how Xamarin.Android performance stacks against code written in Java? We did. As an introduction, let’s refresh Xamarin.Android architecture. While on Apple…
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