Moritz Post

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Apr 20th, 2015

Tabris.js Examples – Animations

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Creating an engaging mobile app is a challenging task. There are several best practice approaches to increase user delight and one of them is the use of animations. Animations can guide the user through the app, provide visual clues or simply give reassuring feedback. In this installment of the Tabris.js examples blog post series we [...]

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Apr 15th, 2015

Tabris.js Examples – Parallax Scrolling

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A modern mobile UI should be delightful to use with small details that make the app feel alive. One of such interaction models is parallax scrolling which moves UI planes independently from each other. In this blog post we will explore how such an effect can be implemented with Tabris.js. One of the keystones in [...]

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Apr 15th, 2015

Tabris.js Examples – Images

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At some point every mobile app uses images. Maybe to indicate a button or to show you some cute kitten pictures. Tabris.js supports images in a variety of ways, be it as background images, page icons or inside an ImageView. In this blog post we want to focus on the ImageView as used in the [...]

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Mar 16th, 2015

Realm.io – A New Generation Of Mobile Storage

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Often times mobile apps are used to display content. We want our apps to start up fast and bring us to the content as soon as possible. Therefore we store data locally for fast retrieval and offline caching. Popular solutions for such a local store is SQLite on Android or Core Data (SQLite) on iOS. Lately a [...]

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Jun 20th, 2014

Tabris 1.4 Preview: Spinning ProgressBar on Android

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The days until the upcoming Tabris 1.4 release are numbered and we have another nice addition to share with you. A ProgressBar can be configured to be indeterminate, which puts it in a never-ending activity mode. On iOS, indeterminate progress is always shown with a spinning indicator. The Android client uses a bar-like visualization for [...]

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Jun 16th, 2014

Tabris 1.4 Preview: Client Dialogs

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With the Tabris 1.4 release approaching fast, we’d like to preview another nice addition to Tabris: the client side dialog. Creating a dialog has never been a big problem in Tabris but until now it lacked the visual fidelity to what mobile users were used to on their respective platform. The discrepancy originates from the [...]

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Jun 6th, 2014

First impressions of Apple’s Swift programming language

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Apple introduced the Swift programming language at its wwdc14 event yesterday. I spent some time digging through the language documentation. Here are my initial thoughts on some of the more interesting features. The language is much more concise. If you have a background in any C-based language (other than Objective-C), you will be able to [...]

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Jun 11th, 2014

Tabris 1.4 Preview: Print Support

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Many people can stick to consuming their content on digital screens, but there might be times when you want to have it on paper. Therefore, the upcoming Tabris 1.4 release will add native support for printing right from your mobile device. A Tabris client makes use of its platform specific approach to printing, which means [...]

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Mar 26th, 2014

Tabris on Android Wear

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Google just announced their push into the wearable computing market with the introduction of Android Wear. Currently the main focus of Wear is to deliver rich notifications from your phone to your wrist. While that is great, Wear is actually a full fledged Android device (alas with a small screen). We took our Tabris swipe [...]

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