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iPhone User Interface Cookbook by Cameron Banga

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Cutting features when in doubt

If we find ourselves drowning in our own interface, unable to distinguish heads from tails, we may have a slight problem. Techniques that seem complex to us as the app's interface designer are definitely going to be too difficult to manage for the average or novice user.

Often, the cause behind clutter is the inclusion of too many features. We try too hard to make sure that we fit in every last need for every user and in doing so, we create something that no one can use properly.

Let's take a look at minimalism inside of our application design, so that we'll know when it's time to start making interface cuts for a better user experience.

Getting ready

For this recipe, we should have an understanding of what our application ...

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