English | 2018 | ISBN: 1617293931 | 392 Pages | PDF | 17 MB
Usability Matters: Mobile-first UX for developers and other accidental designers gives you practical advice and guidance on how to create attractive, elegant, and useful user interfaces for native and web-based mobile apps.
Just because a mobile app works doesn’t mean real people are going to like it. Usability matters! Most mobile developers wind up being part-time designers, and mastering a few core principles of mobile UI can make the difference between app and crap.
Usability Matters is a guide for developers wrestling with the subtle art of mobile design. With each expertly presented example, app developer and designer Matt Lacey provides easy-to-implement techniques that instantly boost your design IQ. Skipping highbrow design theory, he addresses topics like gracefully handling network dropouts and creating intuitive data inputs. Read this book and your apps will look better, your users will be happier, and you might even get some high-fives at the next design review.
- Understanding your users
- Optimizing input and output
- Creating fast, responsive experiences
- Coping with poor network conditions
- Managing power and resources
This book is for mobile developers working on native or web-based apps.