Designing for the iPad by Chris Stevens
Building Applications that Sell

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Get in the game of developing successful apps for the iPad

Designing for the iPad presents unique challenges for developers and requires an entirely different mindset of elements to consider when creating apps. Written by a highly successful iPad software developer, this book teaches you how to think about the creation process differently when designing iPad apps and escorts you through the process of building applications that have the best chance for success. You'll learn how to take advantage of the iPad's exciting new features and tackle an array of new design challenges so that you can make your app look spectacular, work intuitively, and sell, sell, sell!Bestselling iPad app developer Chris Stevens shares insight and tips for creating a unique and sellable iPad appWalks you through sketching out an app, refining ideas, prototyping designs, organizing a collaborative project, and moreHighlights new code frameworks and discusses interface design choicesOffers insider advice on using the latest coding options to make your app a surefire successDetails iPad design philosophies, the difference between industrial and retail apps, and ways to design for multiple screen orientations

Designing for the iPad escorts you through the steps of developing apps for the iPad, from pencil sketch all the way through to the iPad App Store.


About Chris Stevens

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Chris Stevens (London) is a leading designer of iPad and iPhone software. He created the best-selling app, Alice for the iPad, and also designed Twitch Origins, the first four-player game for iPhone. He has worked for BBC television and CNET, producing cutting-edge multimedia. Formerly a technology columnist for The Daily Telegraph and The Times, Chris also presented and directed Space Bubble, a popular gadget show. Alongside his writing, Chris is an illustrator and film editor. He's worked for Warner Bros, EMAP, and Wired magazine.
Published January 4, 2011 by Wiley. 352 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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