Designing a successful Web app is a tricky business. You may have the coolest idea ever, but if your execution is poor, nobody’s going to use it. Sure, you’ve got website design down to a science, but designing Web apps is a completely different beast.
When you design a Web app, you need to focus on completely different things. There’s a whole new workflow, repeat usage, new design styles, etc. You can certainly do it, you just need to know the proper procedures. And with the Designing Web Applications book by Nathan Barry, you’ll be armed with the proper knowledge to create the ultimate Web apps.
Designing Web Applications Highlights:
- Create A Proper Flow
With this 153 PDF version of the Designing Web Applications book, you’ll learn the correct way to set up the fastest possible route for your users. You’ll get the lowdown on how to optimize your app for the fewest possible clicks, making it quick and painless for users. Simplicity is key!
- The Design Process
It’s crucial to emphasize substance over style when designing your Web app. Concentrate heavily on the user experience first, and then worry about adding all sorts of style to your app. You’ll learn about sketches, wireframes and polished designs.
- Repeat Visitors
This book will teach you how to design for efficiency! With a Web app, you don’t just want users, you want users who are going to constantly be using your app all day. That’s extremely different from a website, where someone may visit once a day, once a week, or simply one time. That means, with an app, you need to keep things as easy as possible.
- Simplifying Concepts
Unlike a website where you have plenty of “room” to explain and expand upon concepts, an app needs to be as simple as possible. Normally complex pieces need to be reduced to their simplest forms for users to actively engage in your app. You’ll learn how to simplify even the most complex of interactions.
- Valuable Lessons
This thorough book will take you through every step necessary to create a successful app. You’ll learn important concepts such as:
- Planning out your application’s features
- Building and maintaining a quality user experience
- Learning the proper way to design a user flow
- Mastering the 80/20 approach to typography
- Using color, patterns and textures to enhance your design
- and tons more!
About the Author:
Nathan Barry is an interface designer and app developer who cares about designing software that is a joy to use. Previously he led the software design team at a local startup, but in the last year he’s been working independently designing and developing his own apps.
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