Originally posted on tokudu.com on 07/03/2011

Virality works. It’s a fact. It’s the core business component of many modern startups. It’s their key to retention, growth and, thus, success. 15 years ago, it took Hotmail almost a year to grow to 3 million users. In the past year, startups like…


Originally posted on tokudu.com on 03/22/2010

In July of this year, I will be starting my first real full-time job. It’s no longer gonna be an internship that will eventually end in 4 month. So it’s definitely a bit scary. However, what is even more terrifying is the kind of…


StrictMode (android.os.StrictMode) is an amazing tool that should be used by any Android developer that cares about quality and performance of their app. There are plenty resources available online that discuss the benefits of StrictMode and how you can get started. …


If you are interested in purchasing the code descriped in this paper, you can do so here: https://gum.co/floral

Introduction

Floral decoration was a commonly used type of ornamental design throughout the Middle Ages [1]. Many of the illuminated manuscripts that date to the Medieval times used floral ornament for illusrations, decorative…


I was recently helping out a friend and migrating his contracting company’s website to Squarespace. In general, Squarespace is an amazing and powerful tool for creating mostly static websites with very little effort. …


On Android you can often run into a problem of adding a background color to each line of a TextView instead of the entire text to create a wrap-around effect of some sort. The simple way of doings this to use a BackgroundColorSpan or LineBackgroundSpan like so:

BackgroundColorSpan Example

The…

Anton L.

Eng Manager @Snapchat. Android hacker, and a product design geek. Previously: cofounder of @UmanoApp (acquired by @Dropbox), @Google, @Pixar, @Kik.

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