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"Polish" is one of those mystical words that the great app developers get, and the newer ones don't. But what separates a great-looking app from a good one? How do you take your application that works great and make it really looks great, too? These are the questions that iPad programmer Dan Pilone carefully walks you through in this O'Reilly breakdown. By the time you're done, you'll have a whole new set of tips, tricks, and ideas on improving your own applications' user interfaces.

The experts in the O'Reilly Breakdown live video series not only break down the concepts of difficult and complex subjects, they also demonstrate practical implementation and use. Each episode features an experienced programmer, developer, or software designer working on real-world challenges, ranging from iPad user interface design and multi-tasking on Android phones to caching in cloud-based applications.

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Adding Sounds to Your User Interface



Refining and Tweaking Your Interface



Polishing with Simple Animations

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