Designing the App

Because this is a book about development and not about design, this chapter will be short. It discusses a few design considerations that are unique to web apps. In addition, we’ll talk a bit about how to make sure that a design made in Photoshop will translate well to the web.

image Note   This chapter assumes that you have access to Adobe Photoshop, are reasonably familiar with its interface, and—perhaps most importantly—that you care about design. You will be able to create the same artwork in an alternative program (such ...

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