As a quick note, here’s a little Java graphics utilities class I started putting together today. Mostly I’m just concerned with monitor/display sizes at the moment, especially when a computer system has multiple displays.
I needed to use Gnuplot a little bit over the last few days, mostly to create 2D line charts, and these are my brief notes on how to get started with Gnuplot. If you haven’t used it before, it’s a pretty amazing tool.
Jumping right in ...Back to top
Use MacPorts or Homebrew to install Gnuplot on Mac OS X systems:
port install gnuplot brew install gnuplotBack to top
Sample data files
My examples use the following 2-column and 4-column data files:Back to top
This page from the Busy Coder’s Guide to Android discusses Android performance, including the Android hardware acceleration setting shown in the image.
bgr.com has this tip on how to make your Android phone or tablet faster.
I’m sure there must be other ways to mathematically see these differences, but I agree with the general concept that it can be easy to be misled by data. (Image from this Twitter page.)
Note to self: From a design perspective, I like the use of colors on this Mozilla/Firefox web page.
I’ve been thinking about getting a new tablet recently, and after looking at the Nexus 9 yesterday, I have to say that I like Google’s latest UI design. Android 5 looks good, and this image from Google+ is also pleasant enough to look at.
I like to have fun with graphics once in a while, so when I created my new eBook, How I Estimate Software Development Projects, I took a couple of hours to come up with a cover I kinda-sorta like. I could do much better given a couple of days, but for only working on it for a few hours, I’m okay with this.
From time to time I visit Veerle Pieters' Duoh! website for some design inspiration. Fonts, colors, art, web design, it's all good. This image is from http://veerle.duoh.com/belgiangraphicdesign/