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32 Design Differences between iOS and Android Apps

Adapting an app’s design to another platform is crucial. But what exactly sets design for iOS and Android apart? Let’s see.

blog.google

A pop of color and more: updates to Android's brand

Back in 2014, we updated our logo and brand color, and this year, we’re introducing a more modern, accessible look.

designcode.io

600 Vector Devices for SketchSponsored

Fully customizable mockups for creating beautiful app presentations. Available in a massive Sketch library, plus a free plugin.

medium.com

Animating on a Schedule

I was recently part of a great team working on the Google I/O 2018 Android app.

android.com

Android 9 Pie

Android 9 Pie harnesses the power of AI for a truly intuitive experience.

medium.com

Restitching Plaid

What do you do when the API your app is getting data from changes or you need to start supporting new features?

medium.com

Playing with Paths

I recently helped out with a hero animation in an app used to track and reward progress.

medium.com

Android Color Management: What Developers and Designers Need to Know

In the recent Oreo release, Android gained initial support for color management  - which helps match color outputs across devices.

medium.com

Designing Funk Run for Android

Helping you find nearby people to run with

android.com

Android - 8.0 Oreo

Smarter, faster, more powerful and sweeter than ever. The newest release from Android.

medium.com

Designing Adaptive Icons

Android O introduces a new app icon format: adaptive icons.

medium.com

A Primer on Android navigation

Any vehicle someone uses to move between scenes in your interface - that's navigation.

medium.com

Redesigning Android Emoji

Since the days of Android KitKat, our emoji have grown to over 2,000 characters with only subtle changes in style. With the proliferation of high density screens and new messaging use cases, we decided it was time to give our emoji an overhaul.

code.facebook.com

Yoga: A cross-platform layout engine

The open-source layout engine allows product engineers to build layouts quickly for multiple platforms.

medium.com

Animation: Jump-through

Recently a call for help caught my eye; asking how to implement a fancy 'getting location' animation on Android: I immediately thought this was a prime candidate for an AnimatedVectorDrawable (AVD hereafter) so set out to demonstrate one way to implement this. Some people asked I did this... so here's a breakdown.

medium.com

AndroidUX: Record of The Past 5 years

Since 2012, I have managed an android app pattern blog called androidux.com. This side project, which I first started with Gary and Christina 's advice, has developed into a popular blog with thousands of app patterns and a large number of visitors over the past five years.

stories.uplabs.com

This material design app will make you want to study physics again

Hi Anders and Jack! So tell us, what is Isotope? Isotope is a high-end Android application which purpose is to make the studying of the periodic table of chemical elements more fun and interesting. Anders Bjarnle -  I've always loved the idea of how the periodic table works because it's a smart and obviously logic way of structuring up how all the elements work.