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Android & Design at Etsy

A few weeks ago my colleague Paul Lau and I gave a talk at the NYC Android Meetup. We wanted to share our Android teams product development process at Etsy. How we collaborate as designers and developers to be effective at product development while experimenting and pushing our app UX as much as we can. Our teams […]

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Beautiful Android Design

I’m super excited and very honored that Google recently placed our latest Etsy Android app on a very short list of the best Android apps released this season. You can read more over on the Android Developers blog and if you haven’t yet been shopping on the new Etsy for Android app on your tablet or […]

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Etsy Android Staggered Grid

Last week at Etsy we open sourced the staggered grid view from the new Etsy Android app. Somewhat surprisingly there’s been a large amount of interest from the Android community. I guess I shouldn’t be surprised. Whilst working on various apps I’ve found it challenging to implement advanced UI elements such as the staggered or […]

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All-New Etsy for Android App

I am extremely excited and proud of the newly revamped and completely redesigned Etsy Android app which we rolled out to the public over the weekend. After joining Etsy earlier this year our team set out on a project to bring the best of Android to the Etsy app. This included designing and building an […]

Vodafone Usage Unpublished

I have decided after much consideration to discontinue any further development and support of both the free and paid versions of the Vodafone Usage Android app. A recent change by Vodafone to their website has meant that the app is no longer functioning. As I’m no longer living in Australia or a Vodafone customer myself […]

Dash 1.3 is out

Yep it’s here! This long awaited release of Dash for App.net brings support for private messages. You can now chat privately with all your App.net followers, anytime, anywhere. Better yet existing Dash Plus features such as push notifications for mentions and background updates of streams are now totally free for all. That’s pretty big news […]

Solving Solved Problems

Last week Google simultaneously announced and released Android 4.3. The release included a number of new features to the platform plus performance improvements. For developers it brings a number of new API’s. They also updated system images, build tools and the Android support library. The support library exists to bring backwards-compatible support to API’s introduced […]

Dash 1.0 for App.net

Over the last few weeks, while working on bringing the latest and greatest features to Hooha, I’ve kept a constant focus on user feedback. The biggest piece of feedback received was “Love the app, hate the name”. I felt this update released today, which brings the app out of beta, was an appropriate time to […]