Thursday, March 26, 2015

Are FB & Twitter Good Enough?

TECH INNOVATION at FORTUNE 100 Companies
While startups innovate & alleviate the behemoths are not even following on.
Yes it’s true, believe it or not.
Recently FB thought of launching This Day in past 1,2,3,4 years back to review the content & re share also relive the moment.
Hence it is in effect inspired by a startup which does so for all popular social apps.
So now that is a follow on for FB which is so large that in fact it should be starting all the new trends.
That’s very fine, but Twitter also a fast track growth company doesn’t even have any such feature like a time line or so.
Well twitter doesn’t even make browsing previous tweets of an micro blogger forget about creating a revisit section with facility to repost engaging content after a couple of year making re use easier & the job of social blogger more effective & impactful.
All in all it is always the Behemoths which are playing the catch on game while the more nimble startups innovate & raise millions from crowd sourcing or venture funds to end up at the big league in a few years’ time, whereas intuitively it should be the other way round with big firms doing the innovation because of deep pockets & superior talent & tools available with them.
But till we get a cinematic dolby track movie of our past packaged with a style Movie,

It will be a long long time before it happens globally.  

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Mobile App Design Guidelines - Complete Reference Cookbook

1.UX
    -GUI
    -Voice
    -Gesture
    -Tactile

2.Notification Back End MBaas

3.DB Decisions SQLite/ORM/Inbuilt naive key value store

4. Simple Design

    Simplicity Vs. Usability Issues
    Providing dual interface for naive & sophisticated users

5. Aesthetics : Colors /Placement etc

6. Crypto Engineer 2 make rev engg && hacking impossible\

7. Security Options
    Passwords,Dongle,Biometric,Voice etc

8. Non intrusive ad rarity or acceptable density
              2 many notifications/turn notifications off

9.Monetization Options
    ->Subscription
    ->Paid app
    ->In app purchase
    ->Adverts

10. Storage & Memory Foot print reduction

11. Power efficiency : reduces battery usage

12. Clean uninstall with no residual resources

13. Choice of Tech
       Web/Mobile/Hybrid
        Cost vs. ease of coding
        Platform android/ios/symbian native apps

14. App Architecture
        Single bulky app
        Companion apps
        Cluster of functional apps

15. Hydration options

16. Cloud Storage && Sync

17. Ethics Related : Shut down unwanted web services on closing down app

18. Ethics related : Collecting user data w/out permission

19. Language Support: 14 languages / 21 languages supported at install time

20. Accessibility Options

Saturday, October 04, 2014

Python 3.4 Classes Example

class d:
kind='dog'
def __init__(self,dat):
self.dat=dat
def geta(self):
return self.dat
def seta(self,data):
self.dat=data


Results Example of Python Class: dd=d(999) dd.dat 999 dd.seta(888) dd.dat 888
dd.geta()
888

dd.kind
'dog'

kind is class variable
dat is instance variable

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