Topic: Mobile

User Experience Lessons From the New Facebook iOS App

The Facebook iOS app has long been criticized for poor performance, inconsistent data, and frequent crashes. The sheer number of 1 star reviews on the App Store show just how many people have issues with the app. Facebook used HTML and JavaScript in web views to render almost all of their content. This is what […]

Learn iOS Design and Photoshop Tricks with These 1-3 Minute Videos

I’ve had a lot of fun this past week recording new videos. First it started with the time-lapse design video, then the design screencast. Today I’m happy to announce a new series of short 1-3 minute video tips on all kinds of topics. Today we are starting with Photoshop and iOS design, with 3 tips […]

My new book: The App Design Handbook

I am thrilled to finally announce my latest project: The App Design Handbook. A brand new guide packed full of everything you need to know to start designing iOS applications. The book itself will be a digital release, with additional resources included (videos, Photoshop files, and sample projects).   Signup to be the first to […]

Focus on Finishing

At any given time I can work on whatever I want. So long as I’m on track to make enough money to cover my expenses for the month it doesn’t really matter what I spend my time on. As wonderful as this sounds it has the unfortunate side affect of many unfinished projects. Projects that […]

Designing iOS Applications (Presentation)

March 24th I presented on designing iOS applications at Boise Code Camp. The video didn’t turn out as well as I would have liked, but I am glad to have a recording of the presentation. The recording showed me just how many things I need to work on to be a better presenter. That will […]

Boise Code Camp 2012: Links and Notes

Last Saturday (March 24th) I gave two talks at Boise Code Camp. Both talks were well attended, and I had a lot of good feedback from them. Below are links and resources from each. Designing iOS Applications My video recording turned out alright for this talk, so I will do some editing and post it […]

25 Free iOS Design Resources

Some great designers around the web have released great icons, interface PSDs, and other resources that help make designing iOS apps easier. Enjoy and make sure to thank the creator of whichever resources you use! Templates & PSDs Icon Template Michael Flarup’s icon template is the best one available. Very useful Photoshop actions along with […]