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The latest in embedded GUI development with Storyboard 5.3

By Thomas Fletcher on Jul 9, 2018 12:58:00 PM


Here at Crank, we update and release Storyboard on a regular cadence. We generally have a major feature release followed by a maintenance/refinement release. This release strategy helps us balance the need to deliver new functionality with ensuring we get a chance to refine usability and reduce technical debt as the product evolves.

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On Creating a Common Layered Image Format ...

By Thomas Fletcher on May 1, 2013 12:05:27 PM

An important functionality of Storyboard Designer is our ability to decompose a Photoshop PSD file into its various layer, group, image and text components and allow users to incorporate those elements directly into their embedded user interfaces.

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Prototype FAST ... Storyboard is Lean UX

By Thomas Fletcher on Mar 19, 2013 10:46:22 AM

One site that I hit as part of my regular graphics/UI/UX reading is Smashing Magazine.  They are an invaluable resource for all aspects

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Simulink Driven Storyboard Input Simulation via Storyboard IO

By Thomas Fletcher on Mar 5, 2013 1:25:03 PM

Last week Crank was at Embedded World in Germany showing off the latest release of Storyboard Suite by showing deployed applications on a wide variety of operating system/hardware platforms:

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LEGO: A Perfect User Experience

By Thomas Fletcher on Mar 4, 2013 10:23:38 AM

I came across this post in UX Magazine on LEGO as a Near-Perfect User Experience, and it totally resonated with me ... and not just because I love LEGO.

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