User interface (UI) is a critical component of any successful mobile application. In this article, Forrest Shull presents his interview discussion with Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) researchers about mobile UI principles and other areas of ongoing research including multiple devices, privacy and security, and voice. He also talks about the challenges when developing mobile user interfaces.
In this article, Andreas Wulf introduces wireframing as a simple and effective way to kickstart your development projects. Wireframes allow you to present your ideas in a tangible form so that can be shared and debated (without writing any code). By leaving out graphic design details, wireframes are not only quick and easy to create and change, they help us stay focused on the “big picture”.
This article explores how Gorilla Logic's new, open source Flex user interface automation testing tool, FlexMonkey, can enhance the productivity of both developers and QA testers. 3
Simon Guest of Microsoft introduces SketchFlow as a tool for developers to create high-fidelity prototypes for their WPF or Silverlight applications. 10