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Wireframe + Navigation Template in Open Office

To download, go to Jennift.com A starter template in Open Office Drawing which is a combination of wireframing mobile app + navigation flowchart/sitemap. While I mostly create mine in Illustrator, this can be useful to those who are not familiar with Adobe tools. Plus Open Office is freely available. Thoughts on improvement welcomed.



DPI Calculator Update (Chrome Extension)

Today we have released a minor update to our DPI Calculator for Chrome. The calculator will now save the pixel/dpi conversions between uses, so that you will never again have to waste time re-entering values. Thanks to all our users and especially to those that sent us feedback to help make us tool better for



Announcing Sage 42′s new DPI Calculator for Chrome

Inspired by +May Tan‘s update to the DPI calculator for web yesterday (link), the team @ Sage 42 is happy to announce our first Chrome Extension; the DPI Calculator for Chrome The DPI Calculator for Chrome allows users to easily convert a DPI value from one density to another from a convenient browser extension. Type in one



Quick Tips for Making Your iOS and Android App Look Different

We are still seeing a lot of Android apps that is a direct port from other platforms (namely iOS). Here are some simple ways you can design your UI so your Android apps look Android. To make it easier to see the difference, I will make side by side comparison of some of (what Android



Getting started with Android Testing

Introduction Recently I had a few people ask me, “How do I start with testing in Android?” As much as I wanted to say, “It depends”, I decided on a simpler answer, it was “Start with User Acceptance Testing, either with Espresso or Robotium“. This is because UAT testing is generally easier for people to



Come see us at GDG DevFest / Kuala Lumpur

As some of you know I will be speaking at GDG DevFest (KL) tomorrow. I have to admit that I am both looking forward to it and quite a lot nervous.   It has been a very long time since I done any public speaking and perhaps longer still since I have been on a



Announcing Sage42′s Android View Utils

We are happy to announce the initial launch of our Android View Utils. This library is intended to be a collection of UI elements and supporting code that ease Android UI implementation. This is only the initial launch of the library project and we expect this will grow in the future. This library currently includes: Circular



Sage 42 is expanding, you should come join us!

We currently have 2 open positions, an Android Developer and a Web Developer. While we are primarily an Android development company, we have been know to do the odd web project (if its interesting enough). If you believe in both professional and personal growth, in taking on challenges, in crafting life-improving solutions, Sage 42 is



Beautifying Text-Only Lists

When it comes to designing text-only lists, designers sometimes struggle to make them not look plain. Since there are no graphics to help with the aesthetics, it’s essential to use colours/shades, spacing/padding and typography to bring out the beauty of simple lists.




Suggestion for the organisation of Android Resources

In this post, I would like to share (what I believe to be) a simple and effective way that I use to deal with resources on my android projects. First a disclaimer: I am not a researcher; I am not proposing this as the best or only solution to this particular problem; I am however