Monday, 27 July 2015

How to Use Facebook Shimmer in Your Android Projects

Shimmer is an open-source library from Facebook that you can use in your Android projects to add a beautiful shimmer effect to any View in your layouts. In this screencast, you will be seeing how to add the Shimmer library as a dependency in Android Studio, and use it to apply a shimmer effect to an ImageView.

Saturday, 11 July 2015

A Quick Introduction to Materialize.css

Materialize.css is a CSS framework you can use to quickly add the material design look and feel to your blog or website. It is very simple and easy to use, and can serve as an alternative to Twitter Bootstrap. In this screencast, which lasts for 10 minutes, I show you how to create a webpage using Materialize.css and apply various styles to it. Please let me know if you have any comments or suggestions.

Sunday, 18 January 2015

A Quick Introduction to JazzyListView

Here's an awesome open-source library that lets you add cool animations to your Android app's ListView. I'm loving it because it can seamlessly replace any ListView instance with a JazzyListView. At the time of this writing, this library has 15 animations. Go ahead, try it out, and make your apps a little more lively.