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iPhone User Interface Cookbook by Cameron Banga

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Starting with the sketch

Before we take time to design our user interface in Photoshop, it is important to sit down with a piece of paper and a pencil to sketch out the basics for how users will interact with our app. Once we set a programmer out to begin work on an application with a given interface, it can be very costly to go back and make changes later when we realize that our design has a few small problems that need to be fixed.

Luckily, a notebook and pencil are cheap tools, and we can draw out many example interfaces without ever wasting a dollar of programming time.

Getting ready

For best results, we should find a desk, a good pencil, an eraser, and a couple of pieces of paper. If available, large notepads are preferable, as the extra space ...

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