The Seven Deadly Myths of Mobile

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Thursday 13th June, 2013

9:00am to 10:00am (CST)

A set of persistent myths are driving the development of mobile experiences that frustrate more than delight. "Info snacking." "The distracted, rushed mobile user." Those behaviors don't always, or even usually, exist, yet too often we design solely for those contexts, creating mobile apps as lite versions of their desktop counterparts. Instead, mobile apps should almost always do MORE than their desktop counterparts. Find out why and how as designer Josh Clark, author of "Tapworthy: Designing Great iPhone Apps," explains the difficult craft of designing simple interfaces for complex mobile apps. He'll share techniques for future-friendly mobile efforts and, along the way, debunk seven stubborn mobile myths.

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Josh Clark

Designer, mobile maven, 11th strongest man in Maine, author of Tapworthy, Couch to 5K creator, sweetheart (@LizaK).

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Time 9:00am10:00am CST

Date Thu 13th June 2013

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  • Tapworthy
  • Best iPhone Apps
  • iWork '09: The Missing Manual

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