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Unity partners with Kindred to reinvent app monetization
Monday, November 22, 2021 by Russ Scritchfield
Kindred, the next-generation app monetization network, has announced it has been named a Unity Verified Solutions Partner, with a focus on reinventing in-app monetization and UX. Being a Verified Solutions Partner means that Unity’s Verified Solutions Partner team has tested and verified that the Kindred SDK for Unity is optimized for the latest version of the Uni...
UX designers losing research from social distancing
Thursday, November 18, 2021 by Joy Wong Daniels
In product research and design circles, a contextual inquiry is a fancy term for doing research in a user’s natural environment while they go about their typical activities. It’s an essential research methodology product designers and user experience designers rely on, a type of field study that involves in-depth interviews and observations with a small samp...
Agile software development platform integrated into Applitools
Monday, August 23, 2021 by Brittany Hainzinger
Applitools announced a new Rally integration as part of the Eyes 10.11 release. Rally is a popular application lifecycle management platform used to track each phase of agile software development, from planning to defect tracking. This integration allows developers and QA engineers to easily log and manage all data collected about bugs, and how to fix them, in a single ...
App design to code system from IndigoDesign expands
Monday, February 1, 2021 by Brittany Hainzinger
Indigo.Design announced the public preview of Indigo.Design App Builder. The new tool, created by software maker Infragistics, expands the Indigo.Design design-to-code system by providing designers and developers a common cloud-based platform to build and iterate UI/UX designs in real time, all while using the design tools they prefer. Once their UI is pixel-perfect, us...
Using eye tracking for UX design and testing
Friday, January 18, 2019 by Richard Harris
For UX designers working in fast-paced, agile environments, it is often difficult to make quick, informed design decisions. Many user testing tools and methods help to reveal the "what" behind user actions but fail to reveal the "why", subjecting decisions to opinion and bias. This makes it difficult to keep stakeholders and members of the desig...
Stop masking your crappy apps
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by Omed Habib
This may come as a surprise, but the “close door” button in an elevator does absolutely nothing to make the door shut faster. It’s purely a psychological ploy to ease the minds of impatient riders. It tricks them into thinking that they’re speeding up their ride when in reality it is solely designed to calm their nerves during unwanted seconds spent waiting.Developers h...
Why 3D Touch is Going to Change the Way We Interact with Mobile
Wednesday, December 30, 2015 by Richard Harris
We recently visited with Michael Wass of Shinobicontrols to discuss the impact of 3D Touch on mobile app development. Shinobicontrols creates interactive UI controls for iOS and Android developers.ADM: Why is 3D touch going to change the way we interact with mobile?Wass: 3D Touch solves a lot of problems with mobile, and a lot of the inherent problems with iOS. Much of ...
What You Need to Know About APIs to Build Mobile Applications
Sunday, June 1, 2014 by Ronnie Mitra
If you are building a mobile application, it’s likely that you’ll end up implementing some form of a backend integration to make your app work. Although there are some mobile apps that live on isolated islands of connectivity, most apps need to talk to backend servers to deliver the user experiences that modern users want.The need for backend connectivity stems from the...