A call to the themeing community

Discussion in 'Android Themes' started by mth04, Jun 27, 2010.

  1. mth04

    mth04 Premium Member Premium Member

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    Well here at DF we pride ourselves and this site on great members and the community as a whole. In less than a year more then 80k people have registered and growth is showing no signs of slowing. The staff is rolling along and the Android community is looking at DF more and more. Having said that,

    What I would like to do is get a full boat themeing tutorial done. Video and all. I know its a big project so I ask anyone who wants to help me and DF out with this project to contact me via PM or gtalk @ miami1683@gmail.com

    Think of this like if my father reads this tutorial or watched the video he will get a basic understanding of the how to and the why's of themeing

    Thanks for all your help and consideration on this matter. It an open topic for discussion

    Miami
     
  2. roberj13

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    I was going to actually make small clips on theming on my website once I'm finished with the theme I am working on...So I can forward any that I do to you. Would be glad to help out.

    Sent from my Droid using Tapatalk
     
  3. PetRiLJoe

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    This is a great idea I have been learning a lot about themeing from random threads all over this site and many other popular websites besides this one, and I wish I could find a good general tutorial for everything. Things to consider are how fast Android is growing, some are still on 2.1, waiting for Froyo official ROMs, and others like me are on Froyo betas and don't have any intention of going back unless I have to.


    If you could provide maybe a simple to-do list and a have-done list, others could probably help out by not providing redundant information and focus on things to put that need to be done.
     
  4. dmacleo

    dmacleo Premium Member Rescue Squad Premium Member

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    even if a person does not want to theme the knowledge of how its done could also help with troubleshooting a theme.
    good idea.
     
  5. kevdog

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    It would depend on what you want to do. I think the first plan of action would be to decide on what information to present -- from the basic to the advanced. Text or Written Explanations should always accompany video presentations as well and I would be happy to help out on this portion.
     
  6. Vazguard

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    I am happy that this is finally being done. I have a semi-complete mockup of a theme that I want to create, but there are few actual theme creation instruction sets that I can find.
     
  7. xeudoxus

    xeudoxus Professor X Theme Developer Premium Member Developer

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    I will consider making a couple short videos and an example theme video..
    If i get time ;)
     
  8. JsinLegacy

    JsinLegacy Premium Member Theme Developer Premium Member

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  10. mth04

    mth04 Premium Member Premium Member

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    bump........i'm hoping for more of a single document put to gether by the community.
     
  11. icculusX

    icculusX Premium Member Theme Developer Premium Member

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    I also was interested in making a small guide to theming. Mostly the core parts, setting up ADB, push pull, 9patch, hex colors... I also wanted to make screen cap videos... (dont have much free time tho ahhhhg!)
     
  12. 7h3.4pp12en7ic3

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    This is a great idea, I think there are a lot of people with image editing skills (I hesitate to say photoshop, not everyone uses it), but don't quite know where to begin theming.