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At A Glance: Mechanical Engineers

The world is full of mechanical devices that range from the complex to the mundane. Nearly everyone interacts with some sort of machine daily, from simple motorized toys to complex automobiles. The design or manufacture of this machinery, complex or otherwise, requires a detailed understanding of every part that machine is made of or interacts with. It demands knowing what each piece of a machine is made out of and the type of environment it is capable of performing in to allow a business or consumer to reliably depend on it. A strong commitment to scientific principles and manufacturing processes is required at nearly every step of designing, prototyping, and building a mechanical structure. This knowledge is often coupled with practical experience developed over a career in mechanical engineering.

Mechanical engineering professionals and consultants available on Upwork can come from a variety of backgrounds. If your business is looking to design and develop a new product or modify an old one for new uses, it is imperative you find a qualified engineer or consultant in your field. Engineering professionals are highly educated and experienced professionals with a working knowledge of the physics of motion and material science. If your business is in need of an engineer or consultant to help you acquire the correct resources for one big project or a series of small ones, a freelance engineer or consultant is a cost-effective and flexible approach.

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Mobile Development

7 Common Mistakes That Could Affect Your Android App’s Performance

Mobile development is much different than desktop programming—there are UI elements, battery usage, bandwidth, and operating system support to account for. Any of these aspects can hurt your Android app’s performance, and your user experience. For Android developers, here are tips on a few common mistakes to avoid when designing and building a mobile app.

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Mobile Development

Migrating Your iOS App to Swift 3

When Apple released the beta of the newest version of its IDE Xcode 8 in June 2016, they released a beta update of Swift 3 along with it—the newest, open-source iteration of the Swift mobile programming language. Read on to learn more about what’s new with the language, reasons why you should consider migrating now, and tips on getting started.

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