Essentials of Efficient UI/UX Design in Mobile App Development

UIUX Design in Mobile App Development

UX (User Experience) and UI (User Interface) are two technical concepts, gaining more popularity in the public eye. Both terms are highly used in app developing and designing purposes today. With the advancement in technology, UI/UX Design in mobile app development nowadays gained a spotlight and has become a human-approach widely used in the techno industry. Although both share the skill set and tools for the same knowledge base, there is a lot of difference. Yes, UX and UI are not the same.

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5 Tips to Design Effective Push Notifications

Design Effective Push Notifications

You have one unread message, your order is waiting for you at the point of issue, your tweet is liked by the person for whom you wrote it – all this good news is brought by push notifications.

Push notifications are small pop-ups that inform you of something important (or not) and appear on your smartphone’s screen even when you do not use the app. It’s a great marketing tool for user engagement, retention, building user loyalty, and increasing conversion.

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Text Content in Mobile UX Design: Critical Details You Might Ignore and Ways to Perfect It

Text Content in Mobile UX Design

Let’s be honest:

Designers, especially those working with mobile apps creation, rarely think of text content they’ll use there. Well, they know there will be some text in the app, but they rely more on UX writers here: What content a writer gives — that will go to the layout, right?

Not quite.

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Usability Testing Matters: Importance, Elements, & Benefits

Usability Testing


The worst that can happen to a kick-ass application is a user long-pressing the app icon and hitting the X button. And what’s worse? That’s a user potentially forever lost.

When product developers compare key performance indicators with desired outcomes, they often look for a disparity between expectations and reality. For starters, the one parameter that goes into consideration in most cases is first impressions.

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Splash Screen: Designing a Successful Launch Experience for Your Mobile App

Designing mobile app splash screen
Animated Flat Camera Icon by Kushagra Agarwal

You’ve got a brilliant idea, a pool of investors, an exceptional roadmap, and advanced technology to create the mobile application that would take smartphone users by the storm.

Seems perfect, but hang on!

Let’s say you’re working on an important task and an idea crosses your mind. You want to document it, so you decide to use a note-taking application. Most apps go by the 3 Second load-time Rule. But no matter how fast the app lets you in, you are bound to feel it’s taking forever.

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UX Tips to Design the Perfect Offline/Disconnected Experience for Mobile Apps

Shazam Offline Mode - Offline Mobile App UX Design Tips
Shazam Offline Mode

A lot of designers focus on designing cool-looking interfaces and experiences. They A/B test and do user testing to optimize the app to provide the perfect experience. When we’re testing, we don’t often think about what happens when the connection is slow or dropped.

For us designers, a connection failure or slow network is a temporary problem that warrants nothing more than an error message.

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Splash Screens vs Creating a Seamless App Launch Experience For Great First Impressions

Great Mobile App Launch Experience With Splash Screen - by Jonas Naimark for Google via Dribbble
by Jonas Naimark for Google via Dribbble

First impression matters! Visitors reaching a website or an app judge whether they can trust the company behind it based on the initial appearance of the app/website.

Our brain is wired to make snap judgements. It takes only 1/10th of a second to form a first impression about a person, and apps and websites are no different. A Google research study found that it takes about 50 milliseconds (that’s 0.05 seconds) for users to form an opinion about your website that determines whether they’ll stay or leave.

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