Affinity Designer has a rich feature, Export Persona. I was wondering if it could ease the process of exporting assets for an Android project. Here’s what I found after delving into it.

Preface

This article assumes that you are familiar with navigating around in Affinity Designer. I am going to use an example mockup of a fitness app called Watch Your Steps. This app counts your daily footsteps, the time you were active, the calories you burned, and the distance you walked.

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“Watch Your Steps”

To use these icons in an Android app, we need to export them. Since this application is going to run on Android devices with various screen sizes, we need to export them for various resolutions. …


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When I started digging into CSS, I found various units for font-size. It was a bit confusing as to which one to use when, where and why. After investing some time, I found three units that I decided to use in my projects - px, em and rem.

px

Pixels are the easiest measurement to use. But there is a catch. Let’s say we used pixels throughout our website and we managed the media queries too. What if a user changes the default font-size of browser (or device)? Your header’s font-size (say 20px) will remain 20 px. Hence user’s font preferences won’t be reflected. Which is not a good user experience. So, pixels may be good at spacing and layout but are not good fit for font-size.

Dixita Ganatra

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