ISBN: 9789350236970 Publisher: O'ReillyYear of publishing: 2012 Format: Paperback
No of Pages: 296 Language: English
When you're under pressure to produce a well designed, easy-to-navigate mobile app, there's no time to reinvent the wheel. This concise book provides a handy reference to 70 mobile app design patterns,...Read more
When you're under pressure to produce a well designed, easy-to-navigate mobile app, there's no time to reinvent the wheel. This concise book provides a handy reference to 70 mobile app design patterns, illustrated by more than 400 screenshots from current iOS, Android, BlackBerry, WebOS, Windows Mobile and Symbian apps. User experience professional Theresa Neil (Designing Web Interfaces) walks you through design patterns in 10 separate categories, including anti-patterns. Whether you're designing a simple iPhone application or one that's meant to work for every popular mobile OS on the market, these patterns provide solutions to common design challenges. This print edition is in full color. Pattern categories include: Navigation: get patterns for primary and secondary navigation. Forms: break the industry-wide habits of bad form design. Tables and lists: display only the most important information. Search, sort and filter: make these functions easy to use. Tools: create the illusion of direct interaction. Charts: learn best practices for basic chart design. Invitations: invite users to get started and discover features. Help: integrate help pages into a smaller form factor. Read less
About the author: Theresa Neil
Theresa Neil is a user experience consultant in Austin, Texas, where she designs rich applications for start-ups and Fortune 500 companies.