The shadow is applied to the action buttons only. This makes them stand out against the dominating flat design of the item list. The conspicuous dimension of the shadow invites tactile investigation by the user. The following images are direct grabs from the simulator. These are not mockups. Once the MVP is done I tend to do most of my refinement in live code. If the feature is drastic enough, like the control drawer pictured above, then I’ll mock it up first. That way I can
The PhoneGap File API is a bit confusing to me and quite a few other people. I spent a fair amount of time looking for some “plain English” explanations and examples of storing images but most tutorials and blog posts covered text files only. That’s great when you need to append or edit a data file but I needed to save images captured on an iPhone. It took a day of wrangling but I finally got my head wrapped around the basic API. Spent the next day building a set of methods.
Flojuggler is the lifestyle menstrual tracking application designed to track the cycles of multiple persons. There are times when you want to know which of the women in your life are having their periods. See the illustration below. I created the entire brand, site design, and programming which included “Facebook style” image management, extensive AJAX feature sets, JQuery UI integration, all on a true MVC architecture. This was another opportunity to invent a service from t