This article explains how to use Nokia Imaging SDK to create powerful image editing applications. In this particular application, a user can select part of the picture by ‘painting’ over it and apply filter only to painted region. Then the filtered region can be blended back onto the image to create interesting images.
nileshb is developing a Java ME application where he needs to be able to show information in Indian regional languages such as Gujrati, Marathi, and Telugu. This is not a problem on devices which already have the respective Indian language fonts, but is when the fonts are not already present.
Nokia provides all Windows Phone 8 devices with a very nice app called Cinemagraph which allows one to create, edit and share animated pictures, or “cinemagraphs”. You can find out more about Cinemagraph on this blog entry.
This article explains how to add Nokia Cinemagraph sharing to your Windows Phone 8 application. In other words, after reading this article you will know how to share “Cinemagraphs” in your own applications on Windows Phone 8.
Are you wondering what to consider when designing and optimising graphics for your Series 40 application? Mikko Kaipio, Senior UX Designer, provides you with tips and best practices for handling graphics in your Series 40 applications.
He also explains the key items to take into account when porting your Android application graphics to the successful Nokia Asha family of Series 40 phones.
Microsoft Expression Blend (included in the Windows Phone SDK) is a powerful visual design tool for making visible elements and effects in Silverlight applications. It can be used simultaneously with Visual Studio on the same opened project – modifications made in either tool become immediately available in other.
This tutorial shows how to create powerful object animation using Microsoft Expression Blend.
This week’s featured article shows us the basic steps of creating a first native Direct3D app. We take a look at the files created in the project template and also show you how to utilize touch input and Windows Phone sensors i.e. accelerometer and gyroscope.
Series 40 UI Component Demos is a J2ME based suite, which installs 10 different demo applications for the purpose of demonstrating the capabilities of the new series 40 Java based UI.
This example is guide to both designers and developers. Designers can get the idea on how the UI elements look like on real device and developers can have a hand on experience on how to use the LCDUI components in applications.
The example includes demo apps / icons for:
This example could be a great reusable UI Component set for developers. Though the example is targeted for Series40 devices but most of its components like Lists, Text, etc runs on Symbian devices also.