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I write regularly on both design and marketing. In order to get introduced to my content, it's best that you pick one and go from there. Do you want to design better software or websites? Or build audiences and sell products?

Recent Articles

Designing Web Applications — 2nd edition

Two years ago I released Designing Web Applications and it was a crazy success. Receiving rave reviews and making over $50,000 in the first month of sales. It went on to help hundreds of designers and developers create better experiences for their users. Now, it’s time to update it. A lot has changed in two […]

Simplify your web app workflow in 1 step

Let’s say hypothetically you own a company that makes landing pages. Actually, that’s not hypothetical for me. Anyway, when making these landing pages, what should a user have to input right at first when creating a new one? I thought this answer was obvious: Page Name Page URL or slug And then choose a template. […]

3 Critical Web App Design Mistakes

I’m working on the second edition of my book Designing Web Applications. Back in 2012 when I released the book it was incredibly well-received. But after a couple years it’s time for an update. The second edition will launch on Wednesday, February 11th. That’s a week from today. So if you’re ready to start designing […]

2014 in review — 3 years after quitting my job

It’s that time of year again. Time to buy Christmas presents, wrap up major projects, and ask two simple questions: What went well this year? What did not go well this year? Yep, it’s time for the annual review! This will be my fourth year doing an annual review. Here are the previous years: 2013: http://nathanbarry.com/2013-review/ […]

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My Books

I wrote two books on design that have received rave reviews. The first, The App Design Handbook, focuses on creating iPhone and iPad apps that are a joy to use.

In the second book, Designing Web Applications, I take the same design principles and apply them to design elegant software-as-a-service web applications.

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