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From Deepak MS <megharajdee...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Flex app using images
Date Tue, 11 Jun 2013 09:46:40 GMT
Great! That was really helpful to start off.

I bet you! Such a pain to shift from photoshop to illustrator. But as you
said, it would be fruitful! Just happen to read through some articles. I
can use fxg documents from illustrator in flex and keep it vector
completely.

Thanks again..
Cheers!



On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 11:10 PM, Tianzhen Lin <tangent@usa.net> wrote:

> Flex/Flash is vector-based UI, when all assets are expressed in the form of
> vector, the UI can easily go resolution-independent, that means your app
> would look just as sharp on 72-dpi old monitor, to 120/150-dpi modern
> monitor all the way to retina display on iPhone 4 and above.
>
> With image/bitmap-based approach, if you supply multiple version of images
> catering each resolution, you will have optimal display quality but it
> increases the burden of image preparation.  This is not issue of Flex or
> Flash, it is any bitmap-based approach will have this problem, notably
> HTML/HTML 5.
>
> If you opt for not supplying multiple versions of images, you will then
> force the app to resize an image, which is generally an expensive operation
> especially if you turn on interpolation for better display quality.
>
> With the shortcoming of Photoshop-base UI mockup, lately I have been
> switching over to Adobe Illustrator for UI design, it is painful at first
> but the investment is well worth for the outcome.
>
> Tangent
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Deepak MS [mailto:megharajdeepak@gmail.com]
> Sent: Thursday, June 06, 2013 1:43 AM
> To: dev@flex.apache.org
> Cc: users@flex.apache.org
> Subject: Flex app using images
>
> Hi there,
>
> Just wanted to check if we can built an app in flex by using sliced
> images(all the screens of the app) from a UI design done in Photoshop(or
> any
> UI editing tool), without any performance issues?
>
>
>
> I have been working on iPad apps by just skinning the components. But
> sometimes there are some UI designs which are difficult to achieve by
> skinning.
>
>
>
> Hence wanted to know if we can extensively use images to build an app in
> flex. Something like these:
>
> http://dribbble.com/shots/172145-Mobile-admin-dashboard-iPad-UI-UX-iOS
>
> http://dribbble.com/shots/722800-Experiment-with-Metro-UI/attachments/68300
>
>
>
> Kindly let me know what can be the best approach.
>
>
>
> Cheers,
>
> Deepak
>
>

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