Designing With CSS3 – A new video course

This is a new course covering some great topics on how to use CSS3 in your every day designs. You can watch over my shoulder as we cover these important topics: Rounded Corners Shadows Gradients Transitions Animations CSS Pre-processors such as Less Basically you will learn how to create the login form shown below with […]

Design Lessons From The New Twitter iPad App

Yesterday I was asked on Twitter if I had any new comments on the new Twitter iPad redesign (since I had studied the Facebook redesign). My first thought was “Redesign? What redesign?” I immediately went to download the update. While waiting for the new version to download I started thinking about all the things I […]

Don’t Repeat My Product Launch Mistakes

When launching a product there are any number of things that can go wrong. Luckily for The App Design Handbook launch two weeks ago most things went very well. It’s easy to focus on the success, so now I want to take some time to talk through the things I screwed up about the launch. […]

I’m addicted to vanity metrics

I have a problem. I am addicted to checking vanity metrics. Leading up to my book launch I would refresh my email newsletter subscriber count as many as 20 times per day. I had a couple popular blog posts driving traffic, so the count would go up by a couple people each time I checked […]

What I learned selling $6,000+ of my ebook today.

At 6:00 AM this morning I hit send and waited. Within 10 minutes I had over $1,000 in my Gumroad account and it continued to grow throughout the day. That email was to launch The App Design Handbook, my new book on designing beautiful iOS applications. I’ve been working on it for 3 months and […]