SEATTLE, Wa – 9 May 2013 – iOS-exclusive publishing platform TypeEngine today announced the release of Jim Dalrymple’s The Loop Magazine on Newsstand. The Loop is the first of 16 TypeEngine magazine apps that will launch this month. An extension of Dalrymple’s eponymous Website, The Loop Magazine provides comprehensive and insightful news, editorial and commentary
UIPasteboard is a built-in API that allows you to copy items to the pasteboard in iOS. A user then taps the blinking cursor into any field where text and images are allowed and “pastes” the contents currently in the pasteboard. Since this function can be very helpful, here is a simple tutorial on the ways to
This tutorial assumes some previous level of experience with Photoshop. We’ll be using Photoshop CS6, but the principles apply regardless of the version. The first thing you’ll need is to download the coffee cup reference photo. We are going to trace it for this icon tutorial. 1. Start with a 600×600 Photoshop Document. (FILE |
Putting together a well thought out and well executed user interface is only half of the challenge you’ll face in trying to sell your idea to the client. Whether your client expects rough wireframes or high fidelity screen shots, the challenge is often having them understand the workflow and how a user will interact with
Java annotations are of great utility for android developers when using an appropriate library, generally providing more succinct code. There are two popular choices that provide annotations for boilerplate android code that I want to briefly discuss, RoboGuice and AndroidAnnotations. Each of these projects approaches the issue of processing annotations differently. Afterwards, I’ll look at a new project, DroidCook,
If you need to test your website for compatibility on mobile devices like smartphones and tablets, it’s much easier to directly access your site than to push your changes to the server to test them. If you’re using IIS express, there are only a few things you need to change in your site configuration to
Do you work from your desk and get annoyed having to pick up your phone to respond to a text message? Does it seem like such a waste to have a full size keyboard in front of you but to respond to text message you have to peck at the little keyboard on your phone?
Part of my job is testing Web based applications for fit and finish; making sure they work as expected and look good. Ok, so I must admit, I’m a Microsoft fan for my OS of choice. I loved that IE just worked…or so i thought. I had my bookmarks setup the way I loved them
Hey BRSocMe it was nice to meet you all today. Here are my personal notes I was using today. Please hit me up on these channels and keep in touch. Thanks for inviting us! Personal: twitter: @JamieMSmyth app.net: @JamieSmyth facebook.com/JamieMSmyth LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=18976361 The Smyth Group TheSmythGroup.com @TheSmythGroup facebook.com/TheSmythGroup TypeEngine – Our new iOS publishing system
Just about a year ago, we published our first word game of our own – So You Think You Know Words. We’d like to share a few facts, figures, and lessons that we’ve learned one year on. Background We are primarily a consulting firm – we write software and apps to spec for our clients.