Apple’s new retina display iPad necessitated a change in iOS app development: icons have to be even bigger to account for the high resolution! The new maximum icon size is now 1024 x 1024 pixels, the height of a non-retina iPad screen. When I made the Anthropomotron icons, I didn’t… Read more“Running on the iOS Treadmill”
Driven by Apple’s rejection of the Anthropomotron app, I looked into making it more iPad-y (iPaddy?). The first version I submitted just blew up the contents to fill the iPad screen, like so: Some internet searching suggested that what Apple wants is a sidebar that makes better use… Read more“Anthropomotron for the iPad”
After I made the iOS icon, I thought that making an Android version of Anthropomotron would be a good idea as well. Coverting the code to work on Android was relatively painless. When I got to adding the icon, though, I saw that the Android icon design guidelines were very… Read more“The Making of an Icon, Part 2”
When I made the original Mac-only Anthropomotron, I had to make its icon as well. Back then I thought it would be neat to make an ‘A’ shape using a femur and calipers. The result was this: As I’ve said before, a lot has changed since 2004. Icons nowadays are… Read more“The Making of an Icon, Part 1”
On a late night whim I decided to make WordPress my blogmaker of choice. There was some messing around with my htaccess file so links to the old blog will automatically come here. I believe that was successful. If anything goes horribly wrong, please let me know!
One thing bad about the Flickr badge on the sidebar is that it’s tiny and easy to miss. I’m considering making Flickr badges to show off photos as I upload them. I’m starting with these photos from the Parque de las Leyendas because they’re cool, and I’m still experimenting with… Read more“I’m Trying to Make My Photos More Visible”
I have photos from 24 Hour Comics Day and other stuff on my Flickr. The new Flash Flickr thing is cool, but kinda small so it’s hard to see when new things show up. Also, I keep portraits and other pictures featuring just people behind a privacy barrier. You can… Read more“Oh Ya…”
I scoffed at Twitter and microblogging. Scoffed! Then I realized it’s kind of cool and tried it out for a month. Now I’ve gone the next step and integrated it with both my blog and my Facebook status. It clearly is the wave of the future. For thoroughness, here’s a… Read more“I’m Officially a Twit”