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TappGala: The Best in Mobile Interface Design Advertisement 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ... 60 Next 7 Rules for Creating Gorgeous UI (Part 1) Introduction OK, first things first. This guide is not for everyone. Who is this guide for? Developers who want to be able to design their own good-looking UI in a pinch.UX designers who want their portfolio to look better than a Pentagon PowerPoint. Or UX designers who know they can sell an awesome UX better in a pretty UI package. If you went to art school or consider yourself a UI designer already, you will likely find this guide some combination of a.) boring, b.) wrong, and c.) irritating. Let me tell you what you’ll find in this guide. First, I was a UX designer with no UI skills. My portfolio looked like crap, reflecting poorly on my work and thought processMy UX consulting clients would rather buy someone’s skills if their expertise extended to more than just sketching boxes and arrowsDid I want to work for an early-stage startup at some point? I had my excuses. “I majored in engineering — it’s almost a badge ofpride to build something that looks awful.” This article is not theory.

Hakim El Hattab Design in a Nutshell : Update or Die - Iceweasel Simplesmente imperdível essa série de 6 episódios criados para promover o curso de Design da Open University, da Inglaterra, cobrindo os principais movimentos das artes e da arquitetura desde o século 19. Design in a Nutshell explica de forma simples Bauhaus, Modernismo, Pós- Modernismo, Revival Gótico, Artes & Ofícios e Design Industrial Americano. Alô professores, guardar e compartilhar com alunos. Os outros vídeos você assiste no mesmo player, acima (é um playlist). [via] Adam Harris In my last post about releasing for android, I had a long list of commands that you had to run, to finally create a releasable apk file. It looked something like this: ant releasecd binjarsigner -verbose -sigalg SHA1withRSA -digestalg SHA1 -keystore /Users/username/Documents/path/to/my-release-key.keystore AppName-release-unsigned.apk app_namejarsigner -verify -verbose -certs AppName-release-unsigned.apkzipalign -v 4 AppName-release-unsigned.apk AppName.apk Well, that’s kinda complicated. What?!? The answer is with a few configuration files that will let ant know where the keystore file is and what its passwords are. First open build.xml and make sure that it has this line: 1 <property file="ant.properties" /> And this line: Then open ant.properties and make sure it looks like this: key.store=/Users/username/Documents/path/to/my-release-key.keystorekey.alias=app_name The key.store can either be an absolute path (like the example above), or a relative path like this: key.store=../../../..

Inspired UI - Mobile UI Patterns Vine blog – Design at Vine: Everyone needs an editor We launched Vine about two weeks ago, and we’re already amazed at how a community of creators is using the new art form. People are sharing moments in unique ways, and that makes us smile. As we share in the excitement about what you are creating, we’d like to take a step back to offer some insight into our design approach for Vine. As we built Vine, we kept these key principles in mind: Strive for simplicity. Iterate, again and again. Early Vine visual design explorations Be thoughtful. Early main navigation design explorations We think these principles hold across the service, from the number of menu options to the prevalence of smiley faces throughout the mobile app (more on that in a future post). Here’s another example: Vine is a video service without a play button. There’s only one nod to traditional filmmaking — the create button, which is an abstracted video camera. The create button is the only reference to traditional filmmaking in the entire Vine app

GENERATIVE GESTALTUNG 60 Flat Web UI Design Inspiration | Graphic & Web Design Inspiration + Resources - Iceweasel Flat design existed long before it became a buzz word. It’s just finally been packaged. Flat design is beautiful and refreshing. It’s also generally faster to design and easier to make responsive. 2013 will be the year for flat UI Design. ben-ng/phonegap-air · GitHub

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