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Designing Mobile User Experience

Written by Mike Rundle

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What this chapter is about: Native apps vs. Web apps. Building and selling apps. Peculiarities of mobile software. Principles of good app design. User interface design patterns for mobile apps. Visual design of mobile apps.

The Future of Software Is Mobile

Sometime near the end of this month, an obscenely large check will arrive in the mailbox of a software developer because thousands of strangers purchased his or her app for their mobile phones. What made the app such a huge hit? Was it word-of-mouth advertising? Maybe it was featured as a “Top pick” on a popular blog. It could be any number ...

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