Chapter 5. Starting A New App

This chapter marks the start of the real process behind designing and developing an app. Here, you will take a user-driven approach, refining every step of the way with user feedback to ensure the ideal experience. This chapter is focused on the user experience (UX) and information hierarchy to provide a solid foundation for the app.

Design Methods

Design is a very loaded term. You can design an algorithm for efficient sorting. You can design a navigational scheme to ensure ease of use. You can design a movie poster to catch people’s eyes and convey a sense of what the movie is about.

Before you worry about what your app looks like (graphic design), you need to worry about the deeper requirements. A dresser can ...

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