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    Make Pixel Art: The 10 Best Tools for Developers in 2018

    By Michael May 24, 2018

    2D Sprites are the visual building blocks of almost all mobile games and the pixel art style that has become synonymous with video games is still a popular choice amongst game developers today. With pixel art and 2D sprites, you can quickly animate your game objects and create a dynamic viewing experience for your players. Knowing how to work with …

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  • How to Support the iPhone X Notch or Android P Display Cutouts in your Mobile App

    How to Handle Safe Area Insets, Notch & Display Cutout for iPhone X, iPad X and Android P

    By GT May 17, 2018

    More and more mobile devices feature a notch (or display cutout, as it is called on Android). To handle this little monster, mobile app developers now face many new challenges. The trend is spreading fast and many manufacturers already announced new 2018 models with edge-to-edge screens. For example with Android P devices like Essential Phone, OnePlus 6, Oppo R15 Pro, …

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    Mobile App Ideas: 6 Sources That Will Make You Think!

    By Michael May 7, 2018

    Mobile app ideas are a curious commodity. Some seem destined for glory before they’re even executed. Others take time to mature and need refinement the whole way through the development process. The ideas themselves can come from a number of places. For some developers, ideas fall from the sky like apples dropping from a tree. For others, it takes a …

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    How to Expose a Qt C++ Class with Signals and Slots to QML

    By GT January 30, 2018

    Application Development with QML is simple and powerful. But Qt C++ can be more performant, offers many features and is less error-prone. This post shows you how to create apps that take advantage of both languages. How to Communicate between C++ and QML Advantages of Coding in QML When to Use C++ Instead How to Access a C++ Object from …

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  • How to Add In-App Chat or Gamification Features to Your Mobile App

    How to Add In-App Chat or Gamification Features to Your Mobile App

    By GT December 6, 2017

    Many successful apps allow users to interact, compete or build social relationships. Features like an in-app chat, a friend system or leaderboards help to increase app retention and engagement rates. This applies for games as well as apps. The SocialView makes it easy to add such features. It takes advantage of ready-made services and also offers e.g. user profiles & …

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  • How to Add V-Play to a Qt App

    How to Add V-Play to your Qt Mobile App

    By GT July 27, 2017

    If you have an existing Qt Mobile App, you can extend your Qt application with V-Play components to improve your mobile app experience. You can mix all of the V-Play and Qt components and have them combined in your project. And the best thing is, you do not need to rewrite your existing Qt application for this! Instead, you can …

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    How to Install V-Play on Fedora Operating Systems!

    By Michael May 16, 2017

    This post was originally written by Luca at cialu.net and is being republished with his permission. Make sure to check out his blog for more posts related to Fedora operating systems and Android development. The V-Play team would like to thank Luca for writing such an awesome tutorial! V-Play cross-platform tool enhances the Qt core with components for app and game …

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    20 Free & Secure Alternatives to the Parse Push Service

    By Michael December 7, 2016

    Since Facebook announced the end of Parse, we’ve been looking at the best alternatives for sending push notifications. Push notifications are an essential tool for engaging and retaining users. Developers can use them to send their users reminders, let them know about recent updates or ask for reviews and feedback. Using a reliable service for push notifications helps if you …

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    Mobile UI Design: How to Make the Perfect App

    By Michael June 29, 2016

    Mobile UI design is an important factor when you consider how users perceive, utilize and enjoy your mobile app. Proper mobile UI design can lead to an improved UX and boost your retention rates. But what can you do if designing user interfaces isn’t your strong point? Thankfully, there are a number of tips and principles you can follow to …

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    Cool Names for Games: How to Pick the Best Title

    By Michael June 9, 2016

    With the large volume of games now being released on the App Store and Google Play, cool names for games are going to get harder and harder to come by. And it’s easy to see why you need a cool name for your game. The name you choose will have a massive impact on how you market your game. It’s …

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