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The Sketch Handbook by Smashing Magazine, Christian Krammer

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Chapter 1An Introduction To Sketch

Sketch is a vector-based interface design tool, which means that everything built with it is infinitely scalable — a must with today’s vast array of devices. But it still has some essential bitmap editing chops, so you never need to leave its comfy environment. There’s just one caveat: Sketch is Mac-only — but you knew that already, right? Fortunately, there are a few options to make your developer friends on Windows happy, but more on that later.

You can download a trial version of Sketch at sketchapp.com. If you are ready to take the plunge (trust me, after a few pages into this book you will be) there’s currently an investment of US$99 to make, which includes one year of free updates. After that, you can either ...

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