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Designing for Web and Tablets - Responsive Design
Responsive web design uses CSS to determine the screen width and display a webpage differently as needed. This allows us to have only one website that will morph into several versions as needed. Because there are so many devices used to view the web, responsive design is becoming very popular.
Fade-in Effect for Kwik 2 Storybook App
The Linear animation can be used to create many effects in your book apps. In our sample project, the story calls for the sky to suddenly turn dark because of a storm. We can use the Linear animation and the Hide Layer feature to create this effect on the background of the scene.
Copyright Overlay Your Artwork
Copyright infringement is an issue for people like digital artists and other creatives. You can use a copyright overlay for your digital images. The most common example is a semi-transparent overlay of the copyright symbol, which is the C inside a circle. Follow these steps to add the overlay.
Drag Object Interaction in Kwik 2
What makes a storybook app more interesting then a traditional book? It's the interaction between the reader and the app. Kwik 2 has many interactive features. In this tutorial, we will add a Drag Object interactive feature to a page.
DoverPictura.com Dover Clip Art
We have a new way to find and purchase clip art. At DoverPictura.com you can browse, purchase and download royalty-free Dover clip art. You are free to use the clip art in your projects or as inspiration for your own artwork.
Adding Pages to Kwik Book App Template
Now that we have our template completed, we can quickly add the other pages to the book app. Once we have all the pages added, it will be a good time to test our project in the Corona Simulator.
Kwik Page Turn Animation
At this point, we will be creating a very simple animation and will be using most of Kwik's default settings for this animation. But we will be learning a lot about linear animations as we add many of them to the book app.
Kwik Page Template - Add Audio
We have a simple linear animation that emulates a page turn and plays when a page loads. Before we get started building this animation, we will add a small audio file that will also play every time a page loads. This is a simple 6 kb page flip sound .mp3 file.
Scrivener for Research and Multiple Publishing
Scrivener makes your researching task easier because you can store all types of files inside the Scrivener workspace. Because Scrivener is based on the concept of separation between content and design or layout, you can write your manuscript once and publish in multiple formats.
Scrivener Writing Software Review
Scrivener, a complete writing studio, is just what I needed to help me write and keep me organized. Scrivener is built on the assumption that the writer will need the flexibility of writing a project in small chunks of text that can be easily repurposed.
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