Accessing the internet has become easy for anyone who owns a smartphone. You don’t need a desktop or laptop computer to go online; you need only a mobile device that can connect to the internet. This convenience obviously benefits people who want to view websites without using desktop computers, but the shift from desktop to mobile devices has also affected the field of web design as a whole.
If you plan to create a website, find out how you can reach web visitors by implementing a responsive design.
Adobe’s new service offers cloud based solutions especially for groups from small agencies to large organizations. Customers can reach the latest, always current versions of Adobe’s state-of-the-art desktop apps and services, tools like Photoshop, Illustrator and as well as the new HTML5 tools like Muse and Edge.
Makeappicon.com is a webpage for resizing the app icons to meet the requirements of iTunes and Google Play.
Designing an app icon is a thing, while actually using it is another. One of the most hateable requirements of iTunes or Google Play is that you need to prepare a whole set of icons in different sizes.
Android UI Engineer Kirill Grouchnikov has posted his slides from his AnDevCon III talk in responsive mobile design (for Android of course!) and putting that into practice on the Google Play Store app (even showing some of the layouts in use in the real app).
Mid last month, Google announced the Android style guide for Ice Cream Sandwich, which was put in place to help developers make their apps blend in with the rest of the ICS UI. Since then, Google has received many requests for ICS stencils to make the conversion (or creation) process all the more simple.
As Matias Duarte told Wired Magazine, “Designing an open mobile operating system — and doing it really well — that’s never happened before in human history.” And it’s because of that openness that third-party developers struggle to keep up with an OS that is constantly changing and growing. Click past the break to learn more.