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iPhone User Interface Cookbook by Cameron Banga

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Placing visual elements for touch

Being devoid of physical buttons, there are a few assumptions that we can make about our user base and how they'll interact with our app. Because nearly any interface imaginable is possible on the touch screen, it's important that we abide by documents like Apple's Human Interface Guidelines, which are written with perspective from designers who had a hand in the creation of the platform's interface elements.

Note

Apple's Human Interface Guidelines are exhaustive documents published on the iOS and Mac Dev Centers, located at http://developer.apple.com, for developers to learn how Apple intends interface items to be used inside applications.

Determining placement of standard components...

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