How You Can Easily Manage Color Schemes for Your iOS App Development?

If you have an iOS app to develop in mind then make sure you are choosing an appropriate color scheme for the same in order to attract your targeted users to the app.

You must make sure that you are selecting a soothing and contextual color scheme for the app prior to noting down each and every line of code. Choosing a suitable color scheme will make your app look elegant but to achieve this you will need a professional help.

It is not easy for basic level designers to select an appropriate color scheme for your app, and it is advisable for you to connect with an ipad app development or ios app development company for receiving support from professional and advanced level designers.

It is hardly possible for a designer to curate the perfect design and layout in a single shot, and therefore, he will be required to experiment with different color schemes and designs for figuring out the one that looks best and perfect from a user’s perspective.

Getting in touch with an ipad app development or ios app development company will keep your worries pertaining to the management of color schemes at bay and will ensure that your iOS app is getting the perfect one.

This blog post will make it easier for you to add more reusability and simplicity while managing color schemes for your iOS app development.

Derived color

This is a color that depends on the activities of its parent color.

In other words, derived color will automatically change its color even if there is a slight change in parent color. Highlight color, Shadow color, Light Background color, Theme color, Border color, Dark Background color, Intermediate Background color, Dark Text color, Intermediate Text color, Light Text color, Negation, Affirmation, and Opaque color are the common forms of derived colour.

  • Highlight color will get automatically highlighted over the base or parent color.
  • Shadow color will not always be black in color as it will supposedly contain both black and parent color.
  • Opaque color, as the name suggests, will have a parent color along with opacity.
  • Affirmation can be defined as colors that show success or something suitable for user.
  • Intermediate Background color is used for the purpose of combining UI elements with other color schemes.
  • Negation can be defined as colors that show some errors or danger zones for users.
  • Light Background color can be used for grouping UI elements with dark themed colors.
  • Theme colors are colors on progress indicator, button titles, navigation bar, etc.
  • Shadow colors are for designs that are similar to cards.
  • Border colors are hairline separators amidst views.
  • Dark Background color can be used for grouping UI elements with light themed colors.
  • Light Text color
  • Dark Text color
  • Intermediate Text color

Color Library

Color library displays a collection of countless colors that your mobile application shall supposedly use.

Creating a color library for your iOS application development will primarily help you in centralizing color holder in a single place and shall encourage utmost uniformity of taking multiple colors into its use in various parts of your iOS app.

This approach is way different from the conventional approach where it was mandatory for the developers to create a color constant using the hex string. It is difficult for a human brain to imagine the color by simply taking a look at the text string. You can easily create a color library and generate codes for your preferred language by sketching along with the paint code plugin.

The following steps can help you with this process:

Step 1: You will be required to initially get an artboard created in the sketch itself and use the name “Library” for the same. You can create a rectangle and select red as its fill color. After selecting red as the fill color, you will be required to give it a suitable shape, name and theme color.

Step 2: Once you are done with the first step, you can go ahead and tap “paint mode” from the menu option. You can proceed by giving it a suitable file name “Color Library” and then select “Export” option. If you are willing to export it then you can do the same in your preferred language by installing paint code plugin for the sketch first.

If you are looking for a smart and simple way for managing color schemes for iOS app development then do connect with an iPad app development or iOS app development company.

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