The digest of interesting materials for the mobile # 72 developer (on September 22-28)

    The past week was remembered by many changes to the Google Play rules for developers, a mess with iOS versions and bent iPhones, application localization for the Chinese market and an interesting story about voice recognition in a mobile application.

    DPI Designer Guide

    This guide is the initial material on cross-DPI and cross-platform design for beginners and intermediate designers who want to learn about it from the very beginning or get more knowledge. Without complex mathematical and obscure diagrams, only direct explanations, arranged in small sections, for understanding and applying them directly to your design work.

    Localization of applications for the Chinese market

    Actually, it is no secret to anyone that the PRC market (as well as Hong Kong and Taiwan) is a dream for any game producer. Given the excitement of the Chinese, their suggestibility and the prevalence of mobile phones among the population (as well as the number of subscribers), a successful entry into the Chinese market can bring huge profits. In this publication, I will try to describe this whole laborious path, as well as the main pitfalls that can meet along this path.

    How to make a good video for an app page on the App Store

    Recently, an application with our video has successfully passed moderation, so I want to share my experience on how to make a video for a page in the App Store and not screw it up: what and how can the developer himself do, what is better to outsource, and which chips are better to refuse altogether.

    My way to indie developer, the results of several years

    For several years now I have been making games. Sometimes in his free time, sometimes in between work, and sometimes instead. During this time, I have released several games, a couple of which may be worthy of attention. In this publication, I want to talk about my path, from a designer who wanted to make games to a designer who makes games.

    Superfast speech recognition without servers on a real example

    In this article I will tell in detail and show how to correctly and quickly fasten the recognition of Russian speech on the Pocketsphinx engine (for iOS OpenEars port) using a real-life example of controlling home appliances. Why exactly home appliances? Yes, because thanks to this example, you can evaluate the speed and accuracy that can be achieved using completely local speech recognition without servers such as Google ASR or Yandex SpeechKit.



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