mixas

570 Flips | 4 Magazines | 88 Likes | 29 Following | 2,749 Followers | @mixas | Keep up with mixas on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “mixas”

How to build a custom launcher in Android Studio – Part Two

Welcome to part two of this custom launcher tutorial! If you haven’t already read part one of this series, read it and come back. To an even greater extent than part one, this is a somewhat advanced project. If you aren’t familiar with classes, the Android SDK, and java, I recommend you also do …

Android News

Mobile Photography Workflow: Pushing the Envelope With Lightroom and Pixel - ExtremeTech

By on March 2, 2018 at 4:31 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>It’s no secret most of the world’s …

Mobile Photography

Using child view controllers as plugins in Swift

A very common problem when building apps for Apple's platforms is where to put common functionality that is used by many different view controllers. …

Web Design

Some useful URL schemes in Xcode 9

Not many people know that Apple introduced some interesting automation capabilities in Xcode 9 via URL schemes. I sometimes use them, and as I didn’t …

iOS Programming

KOAlertController

KOAlertController custom alert controller, alternative default UIAlertController

Google launches Resonance Audio, its new spatial audio SDK

As augmented reality slowly proliferates with the promise of bringing computer interaction into three-dimensional space, platform giants like Google are tasked with bringing every sense into 3D space, as well.<p>Today, Google is taking some of the tech from its VR Audio SDK and building it into a more …

5 Ways to Change the Color of Anything in Photoshop

Changing the color of an object using Photoshop is a typical use case for the software, and there are many ways to do it. This 20-minute video from …

10 Best Android Development Tools For Building Mobile Apps.

Apps

SwiftyOnboard – Swift Based Component For Developing App Onboarding Tutorials

SwiftyOnboard is an open source Swift based component for developing onboarding tutorials in your apps from Juan Pablo Fernandez.SwiftyOnboard makes …

TinyCrayon – A Swift UI Component For Image Masking And Cutout With Edge Detection

TinyCrayon is an open source Swift based component providing a library and interface allowing users to quickly mask and cutout the selection from an …

iOS Apps

Android Butterknife vs Data Binding

Let’s compare Butterknife and Data Binding libraries, which one is more advanced in 2017? If you’re not familiar with those two, in few words: they …

Cortex Camera App Review | One Of The Best Photography Apps, Period

I suspect in two years time the gap between the performance of phone cameras and all but the top 1% of dedicated point-and-shoots will be diminished …

Mobile Photography

49 Film Photography Blogs Worth Following

I’ve collected and shot film cameras for 40 years, but only started blogging about it in the last decade or so. I went looking for other blogging …

Film Photography

Migrating Apps to Android O

Google has taken the development world by surprise by announcingThe post Migrating Apps to Android O appeared first on iamwire.

Optimize Lightroom to Run More Efficiently With These Seven Tips

One of the most common Lightroom complaints is that it runs too slowly. However, there are steps you can take to improve your experience. This great …

Lightroom Shortcuts for Culling Your Photos

Almost any photographer will admit that they prefer the moments spent in the field with camera in hand over the hours spent behind a computer …

Apple Updates iOS App Design Resources – MacStories

Apple has updated its iOS design resources with a comprehensive set of colors, guides, templates, and UI elements:<p>Club MacStories offers exclusive access to <b>extra MacStories content</b>, delivered every week; it's also a way to support us directly.<p>Club MacStories will help you discover the best apps for …

Refactoring at Scale – Lessons Learned Rewriting Instagram’s Feed

Learn about how and why the Instagram team rewrote their iOS feed from the bottom up, and see what it takes to ship a successful refactor.

How to Remove Tourists from Your Photos in Photoshop

Most photographers have been in a situation where the only thing standing between their camera and a breathtaking scene happens to be a handful of …

Tutorials

Working with WebView: displaying web content inside your Android app

When it comes to displaying content inside your Android apps, you’re spoilt for choice, as the Android platform supports a wide range of content – including content pulled straight from external web pages.<p>There’s many reasons why you might want to display web content inside your latest Android …

Snowflake macro photography

Russian version: Как сфотографировать снежинку?<p>My main hobby is taking closeup snowflake pictures. Real snow crystals are amazing objects for macro …

Google launches Android Things, a new OS for IoT gadgets

Google has launched Android Things, an IoT platform that lets you build connected devices while leveraging Android APIs and the company’s cloud-based services for delivering updates and enabling voice commands.<p>The company says it’s combining Brillo, its previous Android-based IoT OS, with tools …

Parsing Techniques

0:07 For our Ledger file, we needed to parse expressions (and parse the rest of the file). Parsers might seem like an obscure topic, but once you …

Google is making it easier for anyone to design beautiful apps

New collaboration tools for designers embrace the Material Design philosophy<p>Google is launching a new suite of tools meant to make it easier for designers and app makers to collaborate. It’s partially an expansion of Google’s Material Design efforts, which launched two years ago as a way to rethink …

Sure Fire Black And White Landscape Techniques That Will Make People Look Twice

Photographers! Black And White Landscape Techniques To Get You Noticed<p>Landscape photography is a discipline that many photographers desire to master, …

Open Sourcing IGListKit

Requirements

<b>Reactions</b> is a fully customizable control to give people more ways to share their reaction in a quick and easy way.<p>Requirements • Usage • …

7 Lessons Helmut Newton Can Teach You About Photography

© Estate of Helmut NewtonI remember the first time I came across the work of Helmut Newton. I was in Paris, randomly walking around, when I saw …

Using Stack Views in Table Cells

One of the cool things UIStackView can do for you is make it easy to dynamically update your app's user interface while it's running, with smooth …

Install Instructions for PiClock (Clock Only)

This version of the instructions is for setting up just the clock itself, ignoring all the other options. It also assumes you have some OS already …