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[APP] Ken - A Magazine for programmers

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By mlakkadshaw, Junior Member on 23rd July 2013, 04:57 AM
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App Updated

The latest update include:
1. New Black Theme / Night mode
2. Bug Fixes (Fixed bug pointed out by xda member blazingwolf)
3. Fixed the bug which was causing crashes on some articles
4. Performance improvements.

Google Play: play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mohammedlakkadshaw.ken
APK: Check the attachment

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Hi Guys,
I have developed an app called as Ken, it is a magazine for programmers, you have to select your interest e.g (Node, Python, Javascript, Android etc.) and it will show you all the latest news, tutorial, articles etc. related to them.

Currently Topics:
  1. Android
  2. Javascript
  3. Python
  4. PHP
  5. Ruby
  6. Java
  7. UI/UX (Mobile and Web Design)

Features
  • Ability to Zoom-in and Zoom-out
  • Share Articles
  • View in browser

Tell me how did you like the app and how could I improve it, thanks!

Download Links
Google Play: play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mohammedlakkadshaw.ken
APK: Check the attachment
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23rd July 2013, 05:33 AM |#2  
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Originally Posted by mlakkadshaw

Hi Guys,
I have developed an app called as Ken, it is a magazine for programmers, you have to select your interest e.g (Node, Python, Javascript, Android etc.) and it will show you all the latest news, tutorial, articles etc. related to them.

Currently Topics:

  1. Android
  2. Javascript
  3. Python
  4. PHP
  5. Ruby
  6. Java
  7. UI/UX (Mobile and Web Design)

Features
  • Ability to Zoom-in and Zoom-out
  • Share Articles
  • View in browser

Tell me how did you like the app and how could I improve it, thanks!

Download Links
Google Play: play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mohammedlakkadshaw.ken
APK: Check the attachment

Nice very simple and bright ui following the Google card design very well organized love that the different "interests" are just a wipe away from each other rather than all jumbled up together very nice

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23rd July 2013, 05:38 AM |#3  
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Nice very simple and bright ui following the Google card design very well organized love that the different "interests" are just a wipe away from each other rather than all jumbled up together very nice

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Thanks! Do you feel that the loading time is very slow? I am loading the title of all the topics at start, if you feel that it takes a lot of time to load then I will do a section wise loading, It will load only when the user moves to that e.g If the users is at javascript and moves to android then at that time it will load android.
Should I do it like that?

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23rd July 2013, 01:24 PM |#4  
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Runs great on at s3, though I would like to suggest having tabs for the different categories within each interest, if you like I can see about getting a pic of what I'm talking about together and upload it

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23rd July 2013, 01:33 PM |#5  
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Nice app.. Complete topics.. Especially UI and UX..
Thanks.. Looking forward on this..

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23rd July 2013, 05:31 PM |#6  
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Runs great on at s3, though I would like to suggest having tabs for the different categories within each interest, if you like I can see about getting a pic of what I'm talking about together and upload it

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Yea sure, I would love to see the pic, and what categories do you suggest should I put there?
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23rd July 2013, 06:51 PM |#7  
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They will be in the pic, I will follow the current theme for it too however I would like to also post a pic of a darker theme for it as well for your consideration of course it will be just a modified pic and I would not be doing any edits to the app it's self

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24th July 2013, 04:08 AM |#8  
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i was thinking something like this maybe, thought the catagories i have showing are just more or less place holders or if you perfer examplesClick image for larger version

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24th July 2013, 04:57 PM |#9  
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sounds interesting..........download right away!!!
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i was thinking something like this maybe, thought the catagories i have showing are just more or less place holders or if you perfer examplesAttachment 2138628

Thanks! I will implement that in the next update, I am planning to implement machine learning on the server side to classify articles based on the type (e.g App, Tutorial, News etc.)
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Looks cool, will give it a try.

Actually, I could use a version for a Desktop. I use Pulse there more than on the phone.

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