I don’t know about you, but for me I started programming because my computer did not do something I wanted it to do or I thought I could do it better. Well, to be more accurate, it was something my computer did but did not do effectively so I wrote a batch program. Wow that was fun, then a bit of Gee Whiz Basic and I was hooked. This same desire to change or modify a machine still exists and one of the first ways to personalize a mobile device is to set up the background picture on your device.
It used to be when you thought of graphics and mobile devices your only thought was the ads that they appeared in. Recently wallpaper and themes have entered into the developer (and some hobbyist) mentality but generally we developers consider this low tech areas. Well guess again, the technologies for creating graphics is quite advanced and what you can do with them is very exciting. A new wave of developers is arriving and they are improving or personalizing their devices using graphics
To help those people and you also I have created a new Wiki Portal for Design and a new Discussion Forum for Themes and Design. Stop by and chat with people and have a bit of fun. Download the Carbide.ui Theme Edition and see what it will do for your S40 or S60 device.
You don’t need to be an artist to do graphics anymore.