MfA tricks #10 - Vignette image effect
The original code comes from Romain Guy’s blog. Another person to follow for the Android graphics aficionado.
MfA tricks #9 - Flash bars
This post is based on Roman Nurik artwork and initial idea. He is a great source on Android application design.
MfA Tricks #8 - Dragging around
Since Honeycomb, Android sports a very straightforward and easy to use API to do drag’n drop in your application.
MfA tricks #7 - eye-candy using layout animations
Since Android 3.0 (API level 11), a lot of effort went into improving the amount of eye-candy in the system while making it easier for third party developers to do the same for their applications.
MfA tricks #6 - Cocoa-like Template images
One of the god-send gift Apple gave non-designer developers like me when coding for Cocoa is NSImage’s template mode.