Blow clients away with your Branding!

Welcome back!

Today’s post will be a true journey for your unique brand. So, have a seat and buckle up!

Now, first things come first. Before we start this amazing journey it’s important you understand the footprint you are trying to make in your market, how you are different from your competitors and how you are going to create a unique journey for your customers.

BRAND + VISION
THE IDEALS OF YOUR BRAND

The beginning of any project starts with a conversation about the future. What’s the ideal outcome for this endeavor? What is the dream result at the end of the day? And most importantly, how do we as a team make these dreams become a reality? The fortuitous conversation and overarching plan that is made at the stage of conception is what will define the brand’s vision and create a mission statement.

HOW TO CREATE A MISSION STATEMENT

Questions to ask yourself about your brand

1. PURPOSE

Why does my brand exist? Why am I creating this brand?

2. MISSION

What is the point of difference of my brand? How is it going to change the market?

3. CORE VALUE

What are the value or beliefs that drive my company and guide my brand?

 

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AMAZON – E-COMMERCE

Make a mission statement. What do you think a Wall Street banker would know about selling books on the internet? In 1994, an innovative Jeffrey P. Bezos left his banking career to embark on the creation of online retailing sensation Amazon. It was a brainstorm of the Top 20 products that he could potentially sell online that landed him with books as his final draw card. And its mission statement? To be Earth’s most consumer-focused company, where anyone can find and discover anything they want at the lowest prices. This might have seemed overly ambitious in 1995, but today Amazon is a multi-billion dollar company.

 

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OXFAM

Take Oxfam, an organization devoted to changing the world. Its single mission statement: a just world without poverty. It doesn’t get more courageous than that. Oxfam stands for the Oxford Committee for Famine Relief, founded in Britain in 1942. Its first campaign was to send parcels of food to starving women and children in occupied Greece during WW2. In 1995, a team of non-governmental organizations established Oxfam with the mission to reduce poverty and injustice in a global movement for change.

This mission has proved to be one of the most successful statements  known to not only the not-for profit world, but the advertising industry in general. Oxfam has maintained its integrity and promise to create global change for the last 20 years.

 

BRAND + EXPERIENCE

CREATING A JOURNEY FOR YOUR AUDIENCE

 

Let’s talk about brand experience.

Before work every morning, you go to your favorite cafe. When you walk up to the counter it’s not necessary to tell the bearded barista your order, because he’s already started making it. You hand over your loyalty card and he stamps it (one more until your free cup!), wishing you a great day and using your first name as a friend would. Within minutes, you have your piping hot latte with half a sugar. Exchanging a smile with the waitress, you rush out of the cafe to get to the bus on time. Once seated, you take your first sip and disappointment stings across your face. He gave you a soy cappuccino with too much sugar. This has not only ruined your morning, but tarnished the once peachy ideals you associated with your local cafe. A bad experience can lose a lifetime of loyalty.

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THE RITZ-CARLTON

On the flipside, you have companies like The Ritz Carlton, who not only provide an  exceptional experience but take it to the next level. Each staff member is given up to $2000 to spend on a guest, to deliver the ultimate luxury hotel experience. This might seem extravagant but they claim it’s how they keep their brand promise. This is not a free-breakfast-kind-of-deal; it’s a “special concept” to make customers feel valued. There are plenty of stories like that of the Ritz Carlton Dubai, where one waiter overheard a gentleman whose wife was in a wheelchair, saying it was a shame she couldn’t get down to the beach. The waiter told maintenance, who by the next afternoon had prepared a wooden walkway down the beach with a tent set up for them to dine in that evening. Now, that’s how you create a great brand experience!

 

BRAND + ORIGINALITY

SETTING YOURSELF APART FROM COMPETITORS

 

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How to ensure your brand is different?

1. STEP OUTSIDE THE BOX

Challenge your market by making your design style different to your opponents.

2. BEEF IT UP

Make it bigger, brighter and more exciting than your competitors.

 

American Apparel has created a voice that reflects its brand and speaks to its pop-culture demographic.

Using a functional typeface for its logo together with the bodies of retail assistants and word of mouth, American Apparel has gone against the grain of a mainstream fashion brand. Some might consider it aesthetic purity, intentionally avoiding the sugarcoated stereotype of the fashion industry. To add pack to punch, American Apparel creates marketing material that is both controversial and totally acceptable from an advertising perspective, displaying near naked people wearing little more than the item being promoted. Part of what is so special about American Apparel is that it has created a voice that reflects its brand and speaks to the pop-culture audience while remaining true to the quintessential American Style.

Brand identity is the visual characteristics which define your brand. It is what you see, touch and recognize. It is the tangible aspect of your product. It is the print or digital collateral with logos, taglines and an original aesthetic unique to the brand itself. Brand  identity is the fire that connects your business and your customer.

 

THE ESSENCE

SUMMARY OF YOUR BRAND PERSONA

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You’re waiting at the traffic lights on a rainy night and ahead you see a billboard with an image of a beach. A wide, sun soaked, over-saturated cabana shot with a lone beer positioned in the sand. Even with the rain on your windshield, you know this is a Corona ad.

Consider how your brand would be summed up by a consumer. What is the emotion your brand is selling? Are you selling trust? Is it vital your customers feel they can depend on you?

Maybe you have specific values that you are conveying through your brand identity. Whatever it is, these components are what creates your essence. The personality of your brand. It is the way it’s perceived by your customers.

Once you have figured out these characteristics, you will find it easier to create your brand identity. These elements will help you choose the correct typefaces, photo filters, color palettes and style to apply to your collateral.

The essence of the beer is what has helped Corona create its visual assets. The warm imagery and style of Corona’s advertising lures a longing for the beach as well as a thirst quenching need for a cool beer.

 

THE LOGO

A SYMBOL CREATED TO VISUALLY REPRESENT THE BRAND

 

“The life of a designer is a life of fight. Fight against the ugliness. Just like a doctor fights against disease. For us, the visual disease is what we have around, and what we try to do is cure it somehow with design.”  – Massimo Vignelli

The logo or mark that is used to represent your business is often the first relationship that is formed between the brand and the customer. It is the first point of recognition. Create a logo that is not only well-designed but one that is memorable. However, it is imperative to remember that your logo is not your brand. It should not define you, but instead be a visual representation of your company. Your logo is just one element of your visual identity.

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I know that now you have a lot to think about so, I’ll let you with all the questions from your head that you have to answer to yourself. Since you make it so far I think we have a date for the next time. We will go in the amazing world of design. Wear your best outfit, I promise it would be one heck of a date.

 

Best regards,

4 Secrets on how to have a good branding

Hello again,

Today we will continue the topic of branding and find out what makes a good branding. This section will uncover the fundamental components which make up the general practice of branding. This includes the importance of brand loyalty, strategy and great design.

 

1) LOYALTY

 

Know your customer. Find out what they do and what they like (what makes them tick). This will allow you to tailor your product to suit their needs.

The world is divided into two types of people. Are you partial to “Ice Cold Sunshine”, or “Taking it to The Max”? Whether it’s Coca Cola or Pepsi that floats your boat, you are part of a battle between fiercely loyal consumers. You are one or the other (not often will you find someone who swings both ways). Pepsi challenged Coke in the 1960s by positioning itself as “the generation ahead” (making Coke seem old fashioned). Coke maintains its classic brand ethos and by doing so, maintains its following. Brand loyalty is the commitment shown to a brand through repetitive purchasing of a certain product, letting the product become superior to its competitors.

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How to keep your customers?!

BE BETTER THAN THE REST

You will often obtain loyalists when they have been let down by another company. Focus on your strength and make it better than anyone else.

KEEP UP THE GAME

Don’t let your game get stale, but don’t move on too quickly either. Understand what your customers are saying, what they want and keep up the game.

MAKE A CONNECTION

Know your customers. Find out what they do, what they like (what make them tick). This will allow you to tailor your product to suit their needs.

SINCERELY, THE CEO

Accessibility is the key. Everyone loves knowing people high up. Personalize your business by making your customers feel like they know the boos.

 

2) STRATEGY + UNIQUE SELLING PROPOSITION

 

Iconic brands don’t happen by accident. Understanding your customers, how they connect with your brand and why they absorb and respond to your marketing, is the basis of a well crafted strategy. Understanding what motivates your audience is crucial, you have to become an untrained psychologist.

What makes your business unique in a world of over-saturated advertising? How do you stand out from your peers or competitors? The key to long-term success is recognizing what makes your company different. To be your own evangelist, you need to know more about your company or product than anybody else. The only way to guarantee this is to research your market, your competitors and the people that have been champions in your domain before you. From analytics to brand stories, customer trends and demographics (you don’t need to be risk free but the more you know, the better your outcome will be).

 

CRATE&BARREL – HOMEWARE

Crate&Barrel offers a promise to their customers: great value and high quality furniture and homewares. The brand experience is unpretentious and speakes to the “every man”. It brings you the product directly from the “crate and barrel” breaking away from the traditional but affordable style of its competitors. Crate&Barrel initial focus in 1967 was an unconventional shopping experience which led them to easy implement an e-commerce strategy, paving a way for online shopping that keeps with the brand experience created decades prior.

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3) GREAT DESIGN

 

Aesthetics matter. A well designed logo together with strategic positioning makes all the difference for your marketing material. Ensuring your creative identity is cohesive across all collateral created for your brand is the most effective form of visual communication. The look and feel of the logo should help with the implementation of a clarified set of style standards. Your style guides is your reference for designing marketing collateral to ensure purity of your visual identity.

 

KIEHL’S – COSMETICS

 

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Established in 1851, Kiehl’s is a family company created by a pharmacist. The logo is elegant and simple, yet adheres to the look and feel associated with pharmaceutical products. The point of difference with Keihl’s is transparency. All ingredients directions and skin benefits are displayed on the front of the packaging, and in contrast to their competitors, Kiehl’s offers a clean and less feminine approach to design. It’s no surprise that 30-40% of their customers are male. Kiehl’s are an eco friendly company with packaging made of recyclable material.

 

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4) CONSISTENCY

 

Consistency creates the groundwork for the success of your business. With the fast moving influence of different advertising platforms, the application of consistent design style across all these mediums is becoming harder to adhere to. From smartphones and LED billboards to social media, the spectrum of places to apply your brand is broadening.

 

NIKE – SPORTSWEAR

Nike is one of the most globally recognized brands thanks to its messaging, consistent use of typefaces, and a clean uncluttered visual style. The “Just do it” slogan embodies the voice of Nike, with accompanying taglines of athletic prosperity like “Eat our dust” and “Smoke ‘em”. This kind of consistency isn’t just about applying the exact same style to everything, but also reinforcing the brand’s persona.

 

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ENDEAVOR – SNOWBOARDS

 

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Endeavor Snowboards is a Canadian based company that was founded by a pro rider and photographer in 2002. It strives to raise the bar for what snowboarding should be, and redefines the ultimate snow experience.

Endeavor’s consistent branding is a particularly interesting element of its social media and marketing material. The subject matter used in its social media and marketing tends to be action shots of boarders and snow-capped mountain tops.

Interestingly enough, Endeavor uses a monochrome filter which not only captures the dramatic velocity of the content, but also enhances the positive/negative (black and white) space of the photographic composition. This application even inspires the snow-shy to catch a chairlift. The black and white theme extends throughout all of  Endeavour’s creative, including its social media channels and website design. This maintains a cohesive visual aesthetic, as well as creating a unique brand style.

On the next post we will talk about the brand principles so stay tooned. I’m sure that you don’t want to miss it.

 

Best regards,

 

Affarit is talking about “Branding your Business”

Hello dear readers,

 

Every morning, on your commute to work, whether by foot, public transport or car, we are bombarded with a visual feast of billboards, automobiles, apparel, technology, bumper stickers, advertising screens, radio…and the list goes on.

Some of these products get lost in the chaos and fall under the radar. Then you see a mark that draws you in. The shoe with the swoosh on the side, a familiar tagline on a poster, or the slick looking mobile phone with the graphite back that grabs your attention.

It might be that you have never seen this brand before. It’s your very first date and you’re trying to work it out. It’s intrigued you and you want to know more. Through their unique combinations of design, color and typography, they have incited your curiosity and captured your attention.

Behind these products are companies with a deep understanding of their audience and how to engage with their target consumer. They have taken a strategic and bold approach to standing out from the crowd and are becoming a bigger piece of the puzzle.

 

Today’s world is all about accessibility.

If taxis were easy to hail, we wouldn’t need Uber. If books were affordable, then we wouldn’t need kindles. If it was easy to ask a girl out at a party, we wouldn’t need Tinder. Uber gives you the GPS whereabouts of your driver with the model of their vehicle; Kindle gives you recommendations on what book to read next based on your previous purchase and Tinder gives you a shot at meeting someone you might not have the guts to introduce yourself to.

They have all created a promise that is unique by positioning themselves as ruler of their game within the marketplace, quickly becoming a necessity in your life. Well, this is branding.

Branding is, probably, one of the most important things that you put together for your business. It can help your business grow or it can bring you some ugly headaches if you don’t give it the right consideration.

Don’t worry, I’m here to help! In the following weeks we will talk about taking proactive and easy to implement steps to have a growing business and bring value to your knowledge. We will go thru Branding Principles (such as vision, experience or originality); some case studies and, of course, we will see how the combination of strategy, design and consistency creates a strong brand.

Until the next time, think about your business and the reason (I mean the real reason) why you started doing what you do.

 

See ya’ll soon 🙂

Input, Output & Variables – Java tutorial for beginners

Hi guys, Otto Fischer here and welcome to my third blog post!

Today I will show you the basics of the Java programming language.

VARIABLES

The variables in Java are exactly the same as in C++: int (integer-for whole numbers), double or float (you can use any number, decimal numbers as well), char (for characters), String (for words) and boolean (boolean-whether true or false) .

Careful! If you declare an ‘a’ as an integer (int a), you won’t be able to give him a string, double or char value. Surely, you can give them some values too.

For instance:

OUTPUT

There are several ways in which you can print something out. You have to work with functions that are already written.

For instance:

Because the programmers are just some lazy animals, you just have to type “sout” in Netbeans and press the Tabulator and automatically will appear the “System.out.println();” statement.
You can use the “System.out.printf();” statement if you want but you must know that you will have some restrictions. It doesn’t allow you to go to the next line and everything will be printed in the same line. (I highly recommend to use the first one to get an esthetic result 🙂 )

So let’s make a little program:

We will have two numbers and we are going to declare them to set a value for them and to print out their sum. (we have to do everything in the main function: “public static void main(String[] args)”  )

We can also do that:

This code will print out: The sum of the two number is: 11
Quite interesting, isn’t it?

 

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Two more things:

  1. Make sure that you’ve put ‘;’ after each line and remember that the text after the slashes means that they are comments.
  2. The comments doesn’t influence the code you’ve written but it could help to precise what you are about to do.
INPUT

Input means that you are able to type in values from the keyboard. First of all, you have to import a library called “java.util.Scanner” and then we will tell Java that we need to use the scanner which will enable us to get information from the keyboard.

Let’s see an example:

What we did is that we created a scanning variable called affarit and this variable will get the information from the keyboard. Whatever you type in, it will be equal with the “affarit” variable. Everything you want to type in should be entered down at the output window like this:

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Hit enter! Then the code will print out that variable. For instance if we type in: “Hello World”, in the next line will appear the “Hello world” once again.

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Make sure you will watch the tutorial video. I’m sure that you will understand it better afterwards.

If you want to type in two decimal numbers, for instance, and you want to calculate their sum you have to print it out as shown:

The basic calculator will be a perfect example for that.

BASIC CALCULATOR
Okay guys I know that this may look a bit difficult but it isn’t. We have started exactly the same way we started the INPUT code. We imported the java.util.Scanner and then we made an “affarit” variable to be able to get values from the keyboard.  We gave to the firstNumber and to the secondNumber values and we calculated their sum and printed it out.

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Well guys, that’s it for today. See you soon with more interesting stuffs.

Cherees,
Otto.

Setting up the JDK & the NetBeans IDE

Hello everybody!

Today I’m going to show you guys how to download, install and set up the JDK and the Netbeans platform. But, first of all I’d like to explain what they mean.

 

The Java Development Kit (JDK) is an implementation of either one of the Java Platform, Standard Edition; Java Platform, Enterprise Edition or Java Platform, Micro Edition platforms released by Oracle Corporation in the form of a binary product aimed at Java developers on Solaris, Linux, Mac OS X or Windows.

The JDK includes a private JVM and a few other resources to finish the development of a Java Application. Since the introduction of the Java platform, it has been by far the most widely used Software Development Kit (SDK). On 17 November 2006, Sun announced that they would release it under the GNU General Public License (GPL), thus making it free software. This happened in large part on 8 May 2007, when Sun contributed the source code to the OpenJDK.

 

NetBeans is a software development platform written in Java. The NetBeans Platform allows applications to be developed from a set of modular software components called modules. Applications based on the NetBeans Platform, including the NetBeans integrated development environment (IDE), can be extended by third party developers.

The NetBeans Platform is a framework for simplifying the development of Java Swing desktop applications. The NetBeans IDE bundle for Java SE contains what is needed to start developing NetBeans plugins and NetBeans Platform based applications; no additional SDK is required.

NetBeans IDE is an open-source integrated development environment. NetBeans IDE supports development of all Java application types (Java SE (including JavaFX), Java ME, web, EJB and mobile applications) out of the box.

 

In the tutorial video (at the end of this post), we are going to set up the Netbeans. Please pay attention to every step of it. After setting it up you will face a screen like this right above:

 

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Right now, we are going to click on the “File” (top left corner) and after that on “New project”.

 

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At the next step, a screen window will appear, where you have to set up all the basic information, for your project.

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Here you have to choose the Java folder and then “Java Application”. Careful! You won’t be able to do that if you don’t set it up like I did in the video. Next, click on the “Next” button.

 

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Enter a random name for your project and finish the settings.If you did exactly like me, you’d be able to code in your very first Java project. I’m already proud of you guys. 🙂

 

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That’s how it looks like. Please follow with attention the tutorial video down below:

https://youtu.be/DiMj9IiVsjU

 

Stay tuned for more of java, till then check our tutorials and don’t forget to subscribe to be the first to get all the important information we publish in our journal. We don’t like spamming and we know that you don’t like it, also. Subscribing to us, you will be privileged by receiving only valuable materials.

              Cheeres,
Otto

 

Freebie Selection #2 (Web development & design)

Welcome back dear readers!

This is the second edition of our freebie selection list. Hope you found the first one useful.  I don’t want to keep you here long, so I am going right on the subject 🙂

Free font of the day: Peace Sans

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Peace Sans is a very eye catcher and beautiful font. On my opinion it’s crafted specially for companies and for commercial usage. It fits perfectly to any big add, and can be used for business cards, flyers, banners too. Click here to get it for free!

Instant Logo Search!

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Today I am going to provide a link for you, which contains a website, that is very easy to use an has an useful search engine. This website collects a few popular companies logos, and gives you access to download in svg format.

Elegant Advanced Search Form

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If you are currently working on a website it’s worth giving a look to this beautiful search form. This provides a very easy and elegant solution to develop for your website an advanced search form with preview results and more. Click here to see the demo. If you want to read more and download it, click here.

Feature JS!

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Feature.js is a fast, simple and light­weight browser feature detec­tion library. It has no dependencies and weighs only 1kb minified and gzipped. Feature.js automati­cally initia­lizes itself on page load, so you don’t have to. It doesn’t, however, run any tests while ini­tia­lizing, so it will only ever run them when you ask it to. This makes it perform very fast.

With Feature.js, it’s simple to build progres­sively enhanced expe­riences that use feature detection to determine if a code can be execu­ted in the user’s browser. Download now!

Color Filter using CSS

 

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If you want to play with images and “filters” this library makes your job easier. It provides a lot of type of color filters, like the Instagram ones. Of course it is much more simple, but still is a very compact library and it can be a good starting point for a better library. Click here to download now!

 

Hope you found these informations useful and if so, do not forget to subscribe to our mailing list, to be the first to get the new ones. I will keep posting as fast as possible this freebie collection.

Wishing all the best,
András

 

Freebie Selection #1 (Web development & design)

Howdy dear readers!

I know that sometimes finding some information and useful materials for your everyday work can become challenging and that’s the reason why lately I’ve been thinking about a method by which I would be able to share with you some collections of freebies (html, javascript, css, psd templates), libraries & best practices. Here you will have exclusive access to goodies (freshly and especially baked for you) about web development & web design.

These libraries / packages are free to use, some of them have freemium version of it or even premium one.

Free font of the day: Realla

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In this collection I am going to attach a very interesting font. It is free to use and looks very beautiful on images for Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr or even a Facebook post. Click here to get it now!  

Mini icons of the day!

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Actually this is not even a free icon pack, but I think it worth talking about it, because it is a very beautiful one. In this package you get more than 100 minimalist & beautiful icons, which can be used in every kind of project. You can get it by clicking here

360 Degrees Product Viewer

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Have you ever wondered about a unique and custom solution to show your products ? This is a  easy way to implement and setup solution that is right for you. Here you can see a sample demo. You only  need to get 16 or more photographs about you and your product and you are ready to go. If you are a developer, you can read more here about the setting up part. If you want to download, just follow this link.

Build your website Brick by Brick

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This little javascript library provides a system for creating a website structure and to build custom rows and columns. If you want to read the libraries documentation, you’ll find it hereFor download click here.

The Spectre Css Framework

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Spectre.css is a lightweight, responsive and modern CSS framework for faster and extensible development.”

This library provides a very easy and reliable solution for creating a beautiful website design from scratch. Provides all the basic element for a website starting from buttons, labels, placeholders, image boxed till the row & column system. It helps the web designer to create easier the website and it saves you a lot of time. Follow this link to read more about it and to get it.

Hope you found the little selection of freebies useful. We will try to keep you up to date and post as many selection as possible. If you want to be the first to receive these valuable materials don’t forget to subscribe now.

If you have any wishes on what kind of libraries you want to get just let me know. I’m not afraid of new challenges 🙂

Wishing all the best,
András

Introduction in to Java Programming & NetBeans

Hello everybody!

First of all I would like to introduce myself! My name is Otto Fischer and I’ve started learning programming 3 years ago, at my school. I began learning C++ with my classmates and at the beginning I didn’t really like it. But a year later, my school grades at computer science increase and I really felt that programming is one of my passions.

One day I met Ferencz Andras (the CEO of Affarit Studio and one of my very good friends) and he showed me some really serious stuffs about programming. Two months later I’ve started to learn the Java programming language and I really enjoyed it. Now, I’m learning to code in Android Studio but it requires a lot of knowledge (for instance: you can’t do anything there if you don’t know a little bit of Java).

One day, Andras came up with the idea of writing a blog post about the Java Programming Language (in NetBeans) so I suggested to make some tutorial videos about it also.

It seems that it will be fun with you guys, so please stay tuned!

But, what does Java programming language mean?

Java is a general-purpose computer programming language that is concurrent, class-based, object-oriented and specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible. It is intended to let application developers “write once,run anywhere” (WORA), meaning that compiled Java code can run on all platforms that support Java without the need for recompilation. As of 2016, Java is one of the most popular programming languages in use, particularly for client-server web applications, with a reported 9 million developers.

The latest version is Java 8, which is the only version currently supported for free by Oracle, although earlier versions are supported both by Oracle and other companies on a commercial basis.

My personal opinion…

I think that Java is one of the easiest programming languages. There are so many keywords out there, but a lifetime won’t be enough to learn all of them. I will give you a tip on how to make Java look way easier, though: coding in NetBeans. I know I’ve made you curious about that, so don’t worry, I will explain this much clearly in my video tutorials.

I also think that Java is similar to C++. The code is a bit different tought, in Java you have to do everything in classes with objects and so on and last but not least you can do way more things in Java. For instance:

In my opinion the GUI (Graphical User Interface) is the most interesting part of Java. On the tutorial videos that I have prepared for you guys I will show you the basics, the GUI and after going thru all this, together we will create an Instant Messenger with a server in Java.

I think that’s enough for today. In the next blog I will show you guys how to install Java JDK and Netbeans and how to set up them.

See you then! 🙂
Otto

Setting up the Xcode IDE for iOS development

Welcome back dear readers!

So glad to see that you are interested in setting up the Xcode IDE for iOS development. If you haven’t get the chance to read our previous article, which brings you a little bit closer to the beautiful world of Apple programming, just click here to catch up. I promise will be 100 times easier to go thru this tutorials and to understand it.

Today, we are going to see the very basics of the Xcode environment. First of all, you have to download and install it.(click here to download ) You need a PC / Mac  that runs OS X 10.11.5 or later.

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When you start the IDE you will face a screen like above. Right now, we are going to click on the  “Create a new Xcode Project”. Later on, we’ll explain how to use the other sections too.

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At the next step, you’ll have to select what kind of application do you want to create. Select the “iOS” section, and choose “Single View Application”.  After that, a screen will appear, where you have to set up all the basic information, for a project. Type something like “tutorial” and you are ready to go.

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Select the Objective-C programming language, and set the Devices section to “Universal”. Click next, select a folder for the project and finish the setup.

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This should should be the screen that you need to see. I know that there are a lot of things but don’t worry, we will go thru step by step together. Nice and slow.

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Firstly, you will see the files and the project hierarchy at the left part. There will be a some .h and .m files. Open the ViewController.m

 

 

 

 

 

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In this section you see the very basics of a controller. It has 2 methods, the first is the viewDidLoad method, which is called by the system, after creating the view.

Next, browse the Main.storyboard and click on it. This is the interface where you will be able to design your application. Currently is empty the screen. I added a textView (I will explain this one in the next post).

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Look around and play a little bit with the idea. In the next posts we are going much deeper and we will see how to design and setup a simple screen.

If you have any idea, thoughts or suggestions on how/or what to detail more in the next posts or you want to share some knowledge with the others just let me know.

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All the best,
András