Designers might no longer have to rely on front-end developers to turn their user interface mockups into source code – courtesy of artificial intelligence. [Read More]
Summary… * Machine-Made
While traditionally it has been the task of front-end developers to transform the work of designers from raw graphical user interface mockups to actual source code, this trend might soon be a thing of the past – courtesy of artificial intelligence.
Copenhagen-based startup UIzard Technologies has leveraged the latest developments in the field of machine learning to build a neural network that, once fed with raw screenshots of graphical user interface, proceeds to automatically generate code.
As UIzard founder Tony Beltramelli explains in his research, the novel approach could potentially “end the need for manually-programmed” user interfaces altogether.
At present, the method generates code from screenshots with an impressive accuracy of over 77 percent, but the consistency of the algorithm is likely to improve in the future.
For more details about the Pix2Code generator, Beltramelli has documented the science behind the app in an academic paper you can find here.
Opinion… * Man-Made
Source: The Next Web