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Designing Apps for Success by Chris Murman, Matthew David

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Chapter 2Designing Your App

App design is very different from desktop design. To begin with, you have a much smaller screen (between 3.5 inches and 5 inches), and the primary controller is a finger. The approach to designing a mobile app, however, is not different. We still use paper and pen to sketch out designs and then move to illustration tools to mock-up designs.

Figure 2.1: Sketches are cheap to create and provide an immediate point of view for your customer, explaining how your app will work.

Figure 2.1: Sketches are cheap to create and provide an immediate point of view for your customer, explaining how your app will work.

One focus of this chapter is to draw out the tools you can use to make a mock-up design for mobile apps you are creating. Without doubt, it is ...

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