Creating content on the Internet is not just about the contents. It’s about reaching out with a message, telling a story, trying to translate an emotion into bits and communicating them to the user, efficiently.
- The following is a collection of 11 Mobile design Patterns websites (scroll down) where you can gather inspiration or information on how other designers and developers like yourself have created their apps. Most of these sites contain several screenshots of the popular iOS and Android apps so you can view the onboarding process or if you'd simply like to walkthrough each mobile pattern manually. (more…)
A prime example of great onboarding One of the best and most often-cited examples of an onboarding process is on Tumblr.com. Tumblr proudly calls itself the easiest way to blog and goes to great lengths to prove its point. The sign-up process itself is dead simple—just a single form to provide an email address, password, and desired URL. (more…)
Clear, Rise and Solar are three examples of a trend of “gesture driven” apps with a flat UI. These are novelty apps for people lusting for the very latest in app design. Besides using a more flat UI style, which is a topic for a different discussion, all apps contain non-standard interactions. This means users don’t know how to use them beforehand, and all start with a multi-step UI walkthrough before you get to use the app. (more…)