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Coloring Book Pro Mobile App Released!

We have released our Free Coloring Book Pro mobile app to Google Play and the Apple App Store!

This free mobile app includes thousands of coloring pages, for completely free with no subscription required!

June 20th, 2020|App Updates|

Parrotwings for Coloring Books, Peace and Relaxation

Our partners at Parrotwings have launched a website that promotes peace and relaxation. We have worked with them to help release several coloring books available on Amazon. They have also gathered the coloring pages and made them available to browse and print.

Visit Parrotwings for excellent birding and gardening articles, peaceful sounds and relaxing coloring pages.

March 14th, 2020|General|

Apps Updated with Flutter

We have finally updated all our mobile apps using the Google Flutter development framework! This has taken a while to complete but it has really helped us to improve the overall quality of our apps.

You will notice significant performance improvements and better stability in our apps available on the Apple app store and Google Play.

January 24th, 2020|App Updates|

Animal Zentangles Coloring Books Released!

We have published 3 adult coloring books themed around animal zentangles! These books include several animals to color including, horses, birds, cats, dogs and sea life!

These can be purchased on Amazon below.

July 18th, 2019|Books|

Mangrove Blue Flycatcher

We were sent a beautiful picture of a Mangrove Blue Flycatcher and it is our pleasure to share it with everyone.
Thank you for sending this in :) If anyone wants to send in any birding media we will gladly please email us and we will add it to our website.

May 21st, 2019|General|

Flutter App Development

Over the last few years we have developed our mobile apps using various different programming languages and technologies. We made use of Java for the Android development but after a while we knew we wanted to develop for the Apple platform. The luminous apps team has strong skills in web technologies (namely JavaScript and CSS) and so we took a deep dive into Cordova. This allowed us to write our code once and release apps for both Apple and Android. This was great for a while due and allowed us to expand our audience nicely.

Google launched Flutter Framework 1.0 towards the end of 2018 which offered similar advantages as Cordova, write once, deploy on Apple/Android. Apps developed using Flutter offer native mobile app performance, this is where Cordova for us was lacking (the app is wrapped within a webview), some of our apps written in Cordova had large lists which became sluggish and not so nice to use. We rewrote a few of our iOS mobile apps using Flutter and we are much more pleased with the performance and also the development experience (hot reload is simply […]

May 5th, 2019|Technology|