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7 Tips for UI Designers

Photo Credits: Over the past 10 years of my career as a programmer, UI/UX designer and project lead with custom software development company, AppIt Ventures, I have taken part in building more than 300 apps. Throughout those projects, I have worked alongside many designers, including those within our organization, from design agencies, from client teams and freelancers. In my observation, there…
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Beginners Guide to Web, Cloud Computing and AWS

Basics of Web For the most part, websites fall under two categories - static and dynamic. When the content displayed on a website is entirely hardcoded in the HTML, that’s called static. When the content is not hardcoded in HTML, but rather coming from a database, that’s called dynamic. Dynamic website content adjusts to reflect changes in data. Static websites have…
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Styling Checkbox – CSS Tips

How to style checkbox without using any CSS framework. Let’s get to the point. Here is what a normal checkbox looks like: (Default Checkbox)   How do we go about styling this? HTML input-type checkboxes cannot be customized with any properties, so we have to get creative with how we customize the input element. What? How?   Step 1: Hide the input element.…
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Setting Up Xcode Targets: How to Create Multiple iOS Builds with Different API Environments

When developing an application, mobile app developers most often follow the standard development life cycle pattern - development, testing and production. For each of these stages, we have different API environments. For instance, when the app is in the development stage, it will communicate with Testing and production each have their respective API environments, too. In this article, we will discuss how to use Xcode targets to…
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Automating UI Tests As a Non-Programmer: An Introduction

Automating UI Tests AppIt Ventures Every application should be thoroughly tested before going live to ensure a bug free product for its users. As most apps contain many different features/screens, run on different platforms (iOS/Android/Web) and are used on multiple browsers like Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera and Edge, ideally the Quality Assurance (QA) person will test every single feature on all…
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Delightful Animations in Android

As mobile app developers and designers, you often create apps to solve problems or get things done for your users. Your app’s UI/UX plays a very important role in creating an emotional connection with your users, so it's crucial to design it in such a way that it makes people as happy as possible while they are interacting with your app.…
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