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CHENNAI BASED DEVELOPER WINS APPLE DESIGN AWARD

By Ritika Nath . 7th June 2018 09:00pm
CHENNAI BASED DEVELOPER WINS APPLE DESIGN AWARD

Imagine reaching to an international conference and getting to know that you are the winner of the day! This is what happened to a Chennai-based developer, Raja Vijayaraman. This ordinary developer from India got the biggest surprise of his life when he got to know that he is the winner of of Apple Worldwide Developers Conference 2018, which was held in San Jose, California. “I had no idea. I thought I would be meeting people at WWDC,” he said. [caption id="attachment_38597" align="alignnone" width="725"]Raja Vijayaraman Source[/caption] Vijayaraman is a mechanical engineer from Theni. Later on, he switched to VFX and even worked in many South Indian movies, few starred by the megastar, Rajnikanth.

That’s when I bought my first iPhone and used apps. I taught myself about apps and even learnt to code”.
He then developed his interest in designing and launched an app called Calzy in 2014. The app's latest version, Calzy 3, has a very elegant look with many interesting features. It is easy-to-customise too. We can change the keyboard layout and highlight colour of the theme out of 12 colours. The app has a subtle sound feature and haptic feedback when we tap the screen. It also has light and dark modes, along with Extra Dark Mode for OLED screens. [caption id="attachment_38600" align="alignnone" width="1200"]calzy3 Source[/caption] Another amazing thing about Calzy 3 is its memory feature. We can save our past calculations and also protect them with passwords. We can also see step-by-step calculations from the expression view. There is a scientific calculator in the app which comes visible on 3D touch. It is available in English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian and Simplified Chinese at the cost of ₹159. The app is very easy to use and has got all the features anyone could ever ask for. [caption id="attachment_38601" align="alignnone" width="830"]Raja Vijayaraman Source[/caption] The Rajnikanth fan has won hearts all over the globe for his brilliant app which can work even on Mac and Apple watch. He has proven what a magic a one-man army can do! For all the latest news, keep reading Gabruu.