Monthly Archives: February 2014

Appcelerator Titanium Tutorial part 2 – Laying Out Using Alloy

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Hello! Welcome to the second part of our tutorial about Apccelerator Titanium.

In our previous tutorial we tackled the importance and installation of Appcelerator Titanium now we will tackle how to layout in Appcelerator Titanium. Continue reading

Appcelerator Titanium Tutorial part 3 – Dynamic Layout

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On the last part of the tutorial we created Views using the Alloy markup. Now we will try to create a View using the hard way and you have to decide which way do you prefer. Using the xml or using the .js file ? Continue reading

UX Links for the week ahead (Week 8)

Every week i feature a collection of UX Links to get you inspired for the coming week. Make it a weekly routine to get some quality reading done before you get busy.

  1. The Psychology of Gamification: Can Apps Keep You Motivated?
  2. The secret of successful redesigns: what Ted got right and what Twitter got wrong
  3. UX the Bruce Lee Way
  4. UI Animation and UX: A Not-So-Secret Friendship
  5. The Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship: Data and Design in Innovative Citizen Experience

Enjoy!

Post a comment below with any links you’ve been inspired by!

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Appcelerator Titanium Tutorial part 1 – First Steps in Appcelerator Titanium

Interested in a hands-on tutorial in Titanium? Building Cross-Platform Apps using Titanium, Alloy, and Appcelerator Cloud Services

Do you want to be an Android and iOS developer using your web skills?Or are you sick of creating mobile applications that can only run on one mobile platform? Worry not, because Appcelerator Titanium is here to save your day. Continue reading

UX Links for the week ahead (Week 7)

Every week i feature a collection of UX Links to get you inspired for the coming week. Make it a weekly routine to get some quality reading done before you get busy.

  1. There is no UX, there is only UX
  2. How to design experiences the adaptive path way! (Or not.)
  3. How to explain complex ideas (like tech) to those who don’t understand
  4. Move over product design, UX is the future
  5. Scaling your UX strategy

Enjoy!

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How to integrate MixPanel Events and People Tracking to Appcelerator’s Titanium

MixPanel has event tracking and funnels etc for mobile applications and sites but the best feature looks to be their person level tracking that allows you to see full profiles of each user based on the events they’ve performed, e.g.:

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It also lets you send users Push notifications based on a user’s actions.

But how do you integrate it to Appcelerator’s Titanium? Just drop in Greg McCullough‘s gist to your application: https://gist.github.com/gmccullough/7738182

Works great 🙂

Thanks Greg!

Heuristic Evaluation of BPI, Metrobank and PNB

Introduction

In our digital age today, we seldom look for brochures and instead use the world wide web as our instant library.  I’m pretty sure most of you working gals and boys out there have a bank account or an ATM card in your wallet which is why we’ve chosen banks for our first website review. 

In this blog post we will be evaluating BPI, Metrobank and PNB in the hopes of answering these questions.  How well do these websites perform? Are they up to par with our rapidly evolving digital country? What are the website’s strengths and weaknesses?

For this review, we’ve used Individual Heuristic Evaluation as our methodology. A detailed how to and step by step guide can be seen here!

Read on and see which of the three websites performs the best!   Continue reading

UX Links for the week ahead (Week 6)

Every week i feature a collection of UX Links to get you inspired for the coming week. Make it a weekly routine to get some quality reading done before you get busy.

  1. Notifications are a UX Anti-Pattern
  2. Three Steps for Improving Mobile UX
  3. A Sign-up is Not a Customer – 4 Ways to Rethink conversion
  4. 5 Essential Analytics Reports for UX Strategists
  5. Roadblocks to Eipc Customer Experiences : Marketers

Enjoy!

Top Websites Of The Week (Week 1)

Every week we post a list of our favourite websites.  Every site we feature was carefully selected by the team, during their endless hours of web browsing and research.  The team are generally looking out for designs and interactions that stand out from the rest. Enjoy!

If you have a website you think should be on our list, leave a comment below.