Pull Request Contest Winners

A little over two weeks ago we announced our pull request contest. Today, we are happy to announce the winners of the contest! Watch the video below to see all the awesome submissions and find out who the winners are! Thanks to all participants! If you missed this contest, worry not! We just announced our first ever Kotlin contest together with JetBrains. Give it a...

Kotlin contest

Contest: Go Cross-Platform with Kotlin! November 25 to December 14 2015 Presented by Have you tried out Kotlin yet? JetBrains’ new language for the JVM and Android is currently rocking the world! Kotlin is a concise, type-safe language for the JVM that gives developers amazing features like extension functions, properties, and lambdas and inline functions.  You can even mix Kotlin into your existing Java projects. We at RoboVM are big admirers of this significant evolutionary step in programming languages. Naturally, we teamed up with our friends at JetBrains to bring you our first ever Kotlin contest! The latest RoboVM release makes it super easy to create...

RoboPods Round #2 – Voting Results!

Ten days ago, we asked you, the community, to cast your vote on the second batch of RoboPods. RoboPods is our effort to provide high-quality RoboVM bindings for the most popular 3rd party services like social media integration, ad networks or crash reporting. With this RoboPods round, we also introduce cross-platform components. These wrap platform APIs in an easy-to-use, common API that allows you to share code across iOS and Android. Let’s have a look at the results! The winner in the advertising category: MoPub The winner in the analytics category: Fabric The winner in the social/gaming category: Fabric The winner in the other/util category: Google...

RoboVM 1.11 released – experimental Bitcode support, iOS 9.1 and Kotlin!

Experimental Bitcode Support We’ve been hard at work adding initial bitcode support to RoboVM. Bitcode allows Apple to recompile your app on their servers to exploit new CPU features. Currently, watchOS and tvOS both require apps to be submitted as bitcode. For iOS, bitcode submissions are currently optional. This experimental feature is currently targeted at iOS, and represents the first step towards future watchOS and tvOS support. This experimental support allows you to submit your apps for iOS to the App Store with bitcode enabled. You can enable bitcode from the IPA creation dialogs in both IntelliJ IDEA/RoboVM Studio and Eclipse: You can also...

RoboPods Round #2!

ROBOPODSBack in May, we announced the first round of RoboPods on which you could vote. After the voting period, we took your selection and got to work. Today, we are happy to announce the second round of voting! This time, we are also including cross-platform RoboPods that cover common functionality, enabling you to share more code between platforms. The poll will be open until the 19th of November! After the voting period, we’ll announce the results and get to work. Cast your vote below!...