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Designing Mobile User Experience (Part 2)

User Interface Design Patterns for Mobile Apps

Programmers use design patterns to solve common software problems in repeatable and reliable ways. Some common software design patterns are Factory, Decorator and Delegate. These may sound like gibberish to you, but designers use their own sets of patterns when crafting complex user experiences. Although your app may be unique, the high-level problems you’re solving have likely been solved before. For example, displaying one section of the app at a time and allowing the user to drill down to see more information about an item are two examples of user interface paradigms that are used over and over. Let’s explore some common interface design patterns that you ...

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