Mobile Design eBook Bundle (8 eBooks)

Mobile Design eBook Bundle (8 eBooks)

These days it's crucial to take mobile devices into account when designing a website. Designers have to create engaging mobile experiences, with state-of-the-art design solutions for advanced mobile devices. This eBook Bundle offers everything you need to keep up in the mobile Web game.

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Helpful articles on mobile Web design practices and iPhone apps, along with practical tips on design from Smashing Magazine’s professional authors, are complemented by insight into responsive Web design techniques and an exclusive study on mobile Web design trends. Get set to market your own mobile application; be aware of common visual and contextual mistakes, and avoid usability slip-ups that could cost you precious clicks.

This Smashing Bundle contains the following 8 eBooks:

Responsive Web Design: Solutions For Responsive Images

To help you review and understand different methods of catering for responsive images, we’ve compiled a selection of different responsive image techniques in this eBook. It features practical advice on every implementation, as well as tips on tackling the art direction and resolution-switching use cases that a growing device landscape has brought along. As you will notice, there is no reason to wait anymore; you can already cater for responsive images today!

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Picturefill 2.0: Responsive Images And The Perfect Polyfill
  • Responsive Images Done Right: A Guide To <picture> And srcset
  • Automate Your Responsive Images With Mobify.js
  • One Solution To Responsive Images
  • Addressing The Responsive Images Performance Problem: A Case Study
  • Clown Car Technique: Solving Adaptive Images In Responsive Web Design
  • Simple Responsive Images With CSS Background Images
  • Responsive Images With WordPress’ Featured Images
  • Responsive Image Container: A Way Forward For Responsive Images?
  • Rethinking Responsive SVG

Technical Information

  • Formats: PDF, EPUB, Kindle (DRM-free)
  • Pages: 129
  • Language: English
  • Released: July 2014
  • Publisher: Smashing Magazine GmbH
  • ISBN (PDF): 978-3-94454073-3
  • ISBN (EPUB): 978-3-94454074-0
  • ISBN (KINDLE): 978-3-94454075-7

Responsive Web Design, Vol. 2

Responsive Web Design has evolved rapidly in the last few years and considering recent growth of mobile, the demands for responsive solutions are growing further. To help you prepare for the challenges of a more diverse device landscape as well as a growing number of mobile device users, Responsive Web Design Vol. 2 provides an overview of valuable hands-on techniques, approaches and best practices to improve your responsive design workflow and skills.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Responsible Considerations For Responsive Web Design
  • Implementing Off-Canvas Navigation For A Responsive Website
  • Choosing A Responsive Image Solution
  • Automate Your Responsive Images With Mobify.js
  • Adapting To A Responsive Design (Case Study)
  • Responsive Web Design With Physical Units
  • Lightening Your Responsive Website Design With RESS
  • Improve Mobile Support With Server-Side Enhanced Responsive Design
  • Responsively Retrofitting An Existing Site With RWD Retrofit
  • Making Advertising Work In A Responsive World

Technical Information

  • Formats: PDF, EPUB, Kindle (DRM-free)
  • Pages: 157
  • Language: English
  • Released: February 2014
  • Publisher: Smashing Magazine GmbH
  • ISBN (PDF): 978-3-94454061-0
  • ISBN (EPUB): 978-3-94454062-7
  • ISBN (KINDLE): 978-3-94454063-4

Designing Mobile Apps: Tips And Techniques

This eBook provides you with some useful tips and tricks, regardless of whether you're taking your first steps in app design or looking to adopt some best practices from industry pros. Some step-by-step coding tutorials will take you by the hand, as will exciting new techniques that go beyond the usual. In addition, the eBook features handy cross-platform topics such as prototyping, as well as a field guide to app testing, and advice on marketing your app.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • A Guide To iOS App Development For Web Designers
  • Get Started Writing iOS Apps With RubyMotion
  • Mobile Prototyping With Axure RP
  • Creating Realistic iPhone Games With Cocos2D
  • Mobile Design Practices For Android: Tips And Techniques
  • C-Swipe: An Ergonomic Solution To Navigation Fragmentation On Android
  • Windows Phone Design For Developers
  • A Field Guide To Mobile App Testing
  • How To Succeed With Your Mobile App

Technical Information

  • Formats: PDF, EPUB, Kindle (DRM-free)
  • Pages: 170
  • Language: English
  • Released: May 2013
  • Publisher: Smashing Media GmbH
  • ISBN (PDF): 978-3-94454022-1
  • ISBN (EPUB): 978-3-94454023-8
  • ISBN (KINDLE): 978-3-94454024-5

Responsive Web Design: Getting The New Baseline In Web Design Right

With the advent of responsive techniques, design patterns and off-the-shelf components, responsive Web design has become more than a technique — but rather a new mindset that requires us all to rethink and extend our practices. Responsive design is also about performance, server-side components, content strategy and conditional loading. With this eBook, you will learn how to go from non-responsive layouts to optimized responsive mobile experiences.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • How Much Has The Web Really Changed?
  • Looking Beyond Common Media Query Breakpoints
  • Logical Breakpoints For Your Responsive Design
  • Preparing Websites For The Unexpected
  • How To Maintain Hierarchy Through Content Choreography
  • Towards A Retina Web
  • Building A Better Responsive Website
  • How To Make Your Websites Faster On Mobile Devices

Technical Information

  • Formats: PDF, EPUB, Kindle (DRM-free)
  • Pages: 116
  • Language: English
  • Released: May 2013
  • Publisher: Smashing Media GmbH
  • ISBN (PDF): 978-3-94454019-1
  • ISBN (EPUB): 978-3-94454020-7
  • ISBN (KINDLE): 978-3-94454021-4

Essentials of Mobile Design

Designing for Mobile can be very complex – it requires many skills such as programming, usability, typography, creating applications… all of this without forgetting the necessary ingredient of visual appeal. This eBook "Essentials of Mobile Design" will give you an overview of the basic features you need to know for designing beautiful and useful Mobile interfaces and apps.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Not Your Parent’s Mobile Phone: UX Design Guidelines For Smartphones
  • Why We Shouldn’t Make Separate Mobile Websites
  • How To Build A Mobile Website
  • Making It A Mobile Web App
  • A Study Of Trends In Mobile Design
  • How To Market Your Mobile Application
  • A Foot On The Bottom Rung: First Forays Into Responsive Web Development
  • From Monitor To Mobile: Optimizing Email Newsletters With CSS
  • How To Use CSS3 Media Queries To Create a Mobile Version of Your Website
  • Creating Mobile-Optimized Websites Using WordPress

Technical Information

  • Formats: PDF, EPUB, Kindle (DRM-free)
  • Pages: 235
  • Language: English
  • Released: September 2012
  • Publisher: Smashing Media GmbH
  • ISBN: 978-3-943075-42-7

Mobile Design Patterns

Since the appearance of the smartphone and tablet computers, we are experiencing a boom in Mobile Design. And, as it happens with the development of new gadgets and technologies, some trends and patterns are already established. With this eBook "Mobile Design Patterns", you will learn the most important guidelines and strategies for Mobile Design, including solutions for forms, tap-ahead patterns and UX approaches.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • The Elements Of The Mobile User Experience
  • Picking A Mobile Support Strategy For Your Website
  • Essential Design Patterns For Mobile Banking
  • Seven Guidelines For Designing High-Performance Mobile User Experiences
  • Useful Design Tips For Your iPad App
  • A User-Centered Approach To Web Design For Mobile Devices
  • Mobile Auto-Suggest on Steroids: Tap-Ahead Design Pattern

Technical Information

  • Formats: PDF, EPUB, Kindle (DRM-free)
  • Pages: 124
  • Language: English
  • Released: September 2012
  • Publisher: Smashing Media GmbH
  • ISBN: 978-3-943075-43-4

Designing For Android

If you intend to design for Mobile, you might have to pay attention to the democratic scenario that gives shape to this niche. Many developers are aware of this: by using the Android operating system to create apps, they acquire a huge market share. This eBook will guide you through the Android universe and help you to create interface designs for Android mobile gadgets.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Getting To Know The Android Platform: Building, Testing And Distributing Apps
  • Designing For Android
  • Designing For Android: Tips And Techniques
  • Designing For Android Tablets
  • Getting The Best Out Of Eclipse For Android Development
  • Get Started Developing For Android With Eclipse
  • Get Started Developing For Android With Eclipse, Reloaded

Technical Information

  • Formats: PDF, EPUB, Kindle (DRM-free)
  • Pages: 228
  • Language: English
  • Released: September 2012
  • Publisher: Smashing Media GmbH
  • ISBN: 978-3-943075-44-1

Designing for iPhone

With almost half of the smartphone market share, the iPhone is a concrete confirmation that it's worth it to be a vanguardist in technology. Designers that have familiarity with the Apple iOS are one step ahead in designing mobile interfaces. If you want do discover trends and special requirements that iPhone applications ask for, this eBook "Designing For iPhone" is a must.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • How to Create Your First iPhone Application
  • Web Development For The iPhone And iPad: Getting Started
  • iPhone App Design Trends
  • iPhone App Designs Reviewed: Critique Board and Lessons Learned
  • iPhone Apps Design Mistakes: Over-Blown Visuals
  • iPhone Apps Design Mistakes: Disregard Of Context
  • Setting Up Photoshop For Web, App and iPhone Development
  • Designing For iPhone 4 Retina Display: Techniques And Workflow
  • Showcase of Designs Optimized for iPhone

Technical Information

  • Formats: PDF, EPUB, Kindle (DRM-free)
  • Pages: 234
  • Language: English
  • Released: September 2012
  • Publisher: Smashing Media GmbH
  • ISBN: 978-3-943075-45-8

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