Tapworthy: Designing Great Iphone Apps

June 28, 2010|
Tapworthy: Designing Great Iphone Apps by Josh Clark
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So you''ve got an idea for an iPhone app -- along with everyone else on the planet. Set your app apart with elegant design, efficient usability, and a healthy dose of personality. This accessible, well-written guide shows you how to design exceptional user experiences for the iPhone and iPod Touch through practical principles and a rich collection of visual examples.

Whether you''re a designer, programmer, manager, or marketer, Tapworthy teaches you to "think iPhone" and helps you ask the right questions -- and get the right answers -- throughout the design process. You''ll explore how considerations of design, psychology, culture, ergonomics, and usability combine to create a tapworthy app. Along the way, you''ll get behind-the-scenes insights from the designers of apps like Facebook,USA Today, Twitterrific, and many others.

  • Develop your ideas from initial concept to finished design
  • Build an effortless user experience that rewards every tap
  • Explore the secrets of designing for touch
  • Discover how and why people really use iPhone apps
  • Learn to use iPhone controls the Apple way
  • Create your own personality-packed visuals
Josh Clarkis a writer, designer, and developer who helps creative people clear technical hassles to share their ideas with the world. As speaker and consultant, he has helped scores of companies build effective websites and mobile apps. When he''s not writing or speaking about clever design and humane software, he''s building it. Josh ...
Title:Tapworthy: Designing Great Iphone Apps
Product dimensions:322 pages, 9.19 X 7 X 0.57 in
Shipping dimensions:322 pages, 9.19 X 7 X 0.57 in
Published:June 28, 2010
Publisher:O'Reilly Media
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781449381653

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