Response 3 – split view

The split view layout is by far one of the most popular methods to scale your app to the tablet. It also has the benefit of flattening the application's information hierarchy, which is a way of saying that it takes fewer taps to get somewhere in the app.

Most tablet platforms implement this view in similar ways. In the landscape mode, the sidebar is always visible on the left-hand side of the screen (although sometimes on the right). In the portrait mode, it's usually hidden, ready and waiting for when the user taps a button to call it out. Other times, the view is always visible in the portrait mode, but this depends on the type of app and whether the loss of content real estate is worth having the split view always visible. ...

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