Jonathan Stark

Principles of Mobile Interface Design

Date: This event took place live on January 17 2013

Presented by: Jonathan Stark

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

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Watch the webcast recording

Mobile app design for touchscreen devices has more in common with classic industrial design principles than the software interface development patterns of the desktop computing era. In this hands-on webcast presented by Jonathan Stark, author of 'Building Android Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript' and 'Building iPhone Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript', learn how to take your mobile app from concept to completed design by exploring practical principles and visual examples.

What will be covered?

  • User centered design
  • Defining the mobile context
  • Pragmatic UI guidelines
  • Editorial considerations for small screen
  • Best practices for touch interfaces
  • Designing cross-platform controls

Who is this webcast for?

This webcast is for web designers and developers who are interested in creating mobile apps. A basic familiarity with standard HTML, CSS, and JavaScript would be very helpful but is not required.

NOTE: Jonathan Stark is presenting a series of webcasts that are held on the 3rd Thursday of each month.

About Jonathan Stark

Jonathan Stark is a mobile consultant, web evangelist, and confessed techno-utopian who believes that wireless computing will transform every aspect of human society.

Jonathan is the author of three books on mobile and web development, most notably O'Reilly's Building iPhone Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript which is available in seven languages.

His Jonathan's Card experiment made international headlines by combining mobile payments with social giving to create a "pay it forward" coffee movement at Starbucks locations all over the U.S.