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Overview

Want to create an iPhone app that truly delights its users? Learn how to go from initial idea to exceptional app with this 8-session video course. You’ll discover how to “think iPhone” as you plan and create app interfaces in tune with the ergonomics, psychology, and culture of an audience on the go. Experienced designers and newcomers alike will learn the techniques and mindset required to craft a tapworthy iPhone app.

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Table of Contents

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The Mobile Context App design isn't just about pretty pixels: it's about understanding the mobile c

Marketshare and Demographics

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00:45:03

Build Flagship Apps

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00:08:57

Design Makes the Difference

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00:17:30

What's Your Story

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00:28:14

Designing for Touch Because the iPhone is handheld and works by touch, you're doing something more

Week 2 Intro and Homework Review

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00:38:38

Finger-Friendly Design

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00:08:28

Big Bullseyes

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00:18:22

Gesture Jiujitsu

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00:11:37

Target Spacing

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00:21:06

Be a Scroll Skeptic

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00:03:26

Q & A

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00:05:16

Organizing Your App As you begin planning your app, consider how it works-its big picture organizat

Organizing Your App

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00:10:29

Flat Pages

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00:21:17

Tab Bar

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00:23:11

Tree Structure

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00:21:04

Get It On Paper

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00:20:13

The Standard Controls Standard iPhone controls are the buttons, text fields, list views, keyboards

Bars, Bars, Bars

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00:45:12

Table Views: Lists on Steroids

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00:19:25

Displaying and Editing Text

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00:12:00

Multiple Choice, Buttons and Sliders

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00:21:28

Crafting a Visual Identity For all our talk about the importance of efficiency and focus in iPhone

What's Your App's Personality?

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00:31:02

Luxury, Reality, and Illusion

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00:14:46

Metaphorically Speaking

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00:22:26

I Call My Invention, "The Wheel"

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00:19:27

Introducing Your App An app's success often depends on its first impression. To draw people in and

Your Icon Is Your Business Card

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00:17:36

Icon Design: Think Shadow Puppet

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00:23:41

The Launch Screen

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00:22:07

Roll Out the Welcome Mat

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00:15:52

Alerts and Notifications

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00:20:32

Working with Gestures The iPhone enables a broad range of gestures, the taps and swipes that make t

Crafting Gestures

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00:13:16

Shortcuts and Backup Plans

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00:27:57

Clumsy Gestures

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00:11:48

Screen Rotation

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00:23:13

The iPad Although it's commonly described as "a big iPod Touch," the iPad's form and context create

Greedy Pixel Syndrome

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00:17:03

Media Hypertrophy (media overkill)

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00:25:55

The Frankeninterface

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00:14:30

Popover Pox and iPad Elbow

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00:36:46

Multitouch gestures

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00:12:58

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