Introduction to Mobile Application Design

The Introduction to Mobile Application Design training course teaches students how to effectively design a user experience for a smart-phone / tablet based application across iOS, Android, and HTML5 Mobile Web platforms.

This course focuses on the philosophies and nuts-and-bolts required to build an intuitive user experience in a real-estate-constrained environment. 

Course Summary

Learn principles for designing effective user experiences across mobile web platforms.
Developers looking to grow their mobile apps design knowledge.
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Hands-on training is customized, instructor-led training with an in-depth presentation of a technology and its concepts, featuring such topics as Java, OOAD, and Open Source.

Hands On help
2 Days
Productivity Objectives: 
  • Describe differences in smartphone User Interface design versus traditional UI design
  • List four general principles of User Interface Design
  • Describe the “task focused” principles of Mobile Design
  • Describe and list input design principles
  • Understand constraints place on UI components

What You'll Learn

In the Introduction to Mobile Application Design training course, you’ll learn:

  • Mobile Design Process
    • Defining the application
    • Designing the application
    • Validating the flow and interactions
    • Prototype and fast user feedback
  • General User Interface Design Principles
    • Integrity
    • Consistency
    • Feedback
    • Interaction metaphors
    • Control
    • Creating intuitiveness
  • Mobile Design Principles
    • What’s your focus?
    • Task focused
    • Content focused
    • Interaction focused
  • User Input Design Principles
    • General user input
    • Input guidelines, sizing, placement, etc.
    • Navigation and gestures
    • Alerting, keyboards, dialogs
    • Dealing with modality
  • UI Components and Visual Elements
    • Components
    • Paradigms and placements
    • Visual elements
    • Orientation changes
  • Responsive Design
    • Why do we need this now?
    • Mobile first
    • Grids
    • Fixed vs. fluid
    • Optimization

Meet Your Instructor

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Kamren has a love of all things front-end and has enjoyed bringing his 10+ years of web development experience into each class he teaches. Recently Kamren has been working with a leading insurance company as a senior developer of front-end architecture and mobile web application design. He was instrumental in shaping their front-end development team and leading the company into single page application development. Before that, Kamren had the privilege of being the first Sun Certified Ajax instructor. And a few years...

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