Photoshop CS4 Extended

PSD file to launch Adobe Photoshop CS4 on OS X El Capitan

tl;dr: Use this 1x1px PSD file to force launch Adobe Photoshop CS4.

I installed OS X 10.11 Beta, updated Java soon to realise I cannot run Photoshop CS4. I felt desperate for a while, restarted my book few times, with zero results until I suddenly opened PSD file from fellow designer.

Boom! The Photoshop was running as expected.

I asked him to create 1x1px PSD for me to test a more sherable/permanent solution. Since I’m writing this post, you know the results.

Download 1x1px Photoshop CS4 Launcher for OS X El Capitan and enjoy!

Clean Apple Mail

Free Disk Space by Deleting old Apple Mail App Attachments

Here’s a quick tip to clean your small but fast SSD drive: delete unnecessary Apple Mail app attachments. Mail app by default downloads every email and every attachment ever hit you inbox. Let’s clean the hard-drive waste.

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160 px Column

160 Pixels: Unified Column Width for Designing Responsive Layouts

Months ago, mostly by accident, I started to design responsive websites within 160 px columns. I came to this idea because:

  1. responsive design is a must
  2. mobile-first is great as a design mindset
  3. narrows scope and boosts effectivity
  4. I needed to overcome fixed page size

If you remember CS4, it lacks support for flexible page size. By using multipage feature, you can have various page width within inDesign CS4.

Since than I realized, that’s it’s probably even more, than a pretty column size.

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Material Design Translucent Status Bar for Hybrid Apps

Android Material Design Translucent Status Bar for Hybrid Apps

Since some Android 4+ apps build for the platform can run full screen, and since 4.4+ apps using the Immersive mode can hide the status & navbar and allow for a truly fullscreen UI.

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Ionic Framework Upload Ionic App

Uploading Ionic Apps to use with Ionic View App

I’ve tried to build some test Android apps using the Ionic. And by enabling install from other sources than Play Store, virtually anybody could install and test my app provided one has an Android device. Sending Dropbox link to a friend with Android device is a hassle-free process.

But what about iOS friends?

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