During the last years mobile has evolved from a simple toy to hyper operative tool. Mobile application industry has become a huge market for design industry. No matter what your business is, a mobile app can help you get customers – that’s it.
From my side I would say there are more and more mobile projects come and market is still growing. If you work as a web/ graphic/ mobile designer like me, then you want to showcase your mobile app design to public and customers in a trendy and realistic form.
To do it elegantly feel free to use my free mockups (for iPhone 6).
Layered PSD files include smart object for easy editing, background /background color can be changed also. Just drop your creative works into the templates in the Photoshop:
According to Android Developer, all user interface elements in an Android app are built using View and ViewGroup objects. A View is an object that draws something on the screen that the user can interact with. A ViewGroup is an object that holds other View (and ViewGroup) objects in order to define the layout of the interface.
Android provides a collection of both View and ViewGroup subclasses that offer common input controls (such as buttons and text fields) and various layout models (such as a linear or relative layout).
Long story short, once I am to produce a custom progress bar for Android application. Unfortunately, my client was not happy with a well-known ProgressBar. It should be realized as line with circles – to show the steps and the progress a user does and cover all Android devices:
My decision was to use a NinePatchDrawable graphic (9-patch) – a stretchable bitmap image, which will be automatically resized to fit the contents of the View. It’s a standard *.png image with an extra 1-pixel-wide border saved with the extension .9.png into the res/drawable/ directory of Android project. With 1-pixel black lines drawn on the edge you can define how to scale and fill your image: top & left – scalable area, bottom & right – fill area: Read the rest of this entry »