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Android exercise: OMG Star Wars 2.0

I just put the finishing touches on OMG Star Wars, an Android app demo I’ve been working on for the past few weeks. It uses some of the original base layouts but provides a …
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By Radley
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July 26, 2019
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Android development exercise: OMG Star Wars!

I was recently contacted about a Senior Product Design role that is potentially a hybrid design & development role. After meeting with them and discussing my Android background, they asked that I do a …
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By Radley
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July 1, 2019
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UX development exercise: Android shared element transitions

For a recent exercise, I messed around with shared element transitions in Android. This type transition is useful for selecting an image from one view that will be shown in another. (more…)
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By Radley
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July 31, 2018
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App Stats gets a Material makeover

I've been digging into my old Android apps, trying to decide if I should reinvest in bringing them back to life. The general atmosphere for independent developers has been quite bearish for a couple …
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By Radley
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October 31, 2016
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What is a UI Developer?

With both iOS and Android sporting similar apps and features, it's creative design and clever animations that's driving competition between the platforms. Each platform is constantly updating with powerful tools and components to make …
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By Radley
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September 21, 2016
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How to use Adobe Generator in Photoshop to manage Android image resources

I learned a very cool method over the weekend which should make managing image resources for my Android apps much more streamlined. Adobe Generator adds asset organization into Photoshop layers, dramatically simplifies the process …
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By Radley
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September 12, 2016
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9 Tips for Using Android Styles

Android styles are often overlooked yet they're an extremely powerful way to simplify layouts. Styles boost code legibility, reduce technical debt, and provide design consistency and flexibility. (more…)
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By Radley
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June 23, 2016

Material Design Cast Icons for the Android Toolbar

[Update: looks like the newest Cast Companion Library uses the new icon now, so just upgrade. If you don't want to update, then you can still use my technique.] Very happy to make these …
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By Radley
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April 9, 2015
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HD Widgets 4.1 w/ new Color Weather Icons pack

We're very happy to announce the release of HD Widgets 4.1 along with our new FREE Color Weather Icons pack, both now available in the Play Store. (more…)
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By Radley
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July 31, 2014
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New theme packs and community for HD Widgets 4, including FREE Kairo and Colourform widget packs

This is a big day for us. We've very happy to declare that HD Widgets 4 is now available to everyone. Now that the rollout is complete, we're moving full throttle with our big …
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By Radley
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May 15, 2014