We have now entered the era of the serverless function and we no longer have to worry about where or how our code runs. Someone else will do the worrying for us (for a nominal price) and we only have to concern ourselves with getting our functions to fulfill their destinies and become all they can be. Which raises some questions relating to our testing practices. Well, it raises other questions too, but for the purpose of this blog post that is the important one.
How we use Amazon Web Services technology - Sumerian, Lex and Polly - to improve the ability of customers to navigate a shopping centre and make their offline shopping experience more enjoyable.
Although the majority of my experience in mobile has been building native iOS, I’ve also worked with cross-platform tools on several commercial apps, e.g. Apache Cordova (more commonly known as PhoneGap), RubyMotion and React Native, and for some hobby apps, with Xamarin… so as Flutter gained popularity, I decided to take a look at the latest cross-platform offering.
In both AR and VR, It’s amazing how much you can achieve by implementing a minimal experience and letting users vestibular system and perception fill in the gaps. To get there though, how do we design with random environments, different surfaces, light, and external sounds in mind?