Tagged: prototyping

Sound Kit for Prototyping

Facebook Design Releases Sound Kit for Prototypes

When it comes to developing apps, Sound Design is an often overlooked area. Many a times, apps either ship with little to no sound at all, or poorly chosen sounds that do not fit at all. Sound plays a critical role in any kind of interaction, and goes a long way in adding that ‘delight’ to your overall user experience. I’ve been writing about apps for almost a decade now and yet, there are very few apps that I can...

Origami – App Prototyping for the 21st Century

A single year of software testing taught me one simple fact – Engineers are from Xcode and Designers are from Photoshop. They speak completely different languages, most of the time. When they do manage to collaborate, they are both used to such different tools, that a well designed app or service actually ends up, almost always, as a compromise release – with both sides having a say, but neither side getting EXACTLY what it wants. Enter Origami, an amazing, opensource...