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Mobile App Design Best Practices and Mistakes

by Cameron Chapman

Following some basic mobile app design best practices and avoiding the most common mistakes will help designers create apps that live past the crucial 90-day mark when 71% are abandoned.

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Evolving Emojis: Designing for the New Face of Messaging

by Julie Rega

Emojis are universal symbols of expression, transcending cultural and linguistic divides. As technology continues to advance, designers will be the ones to define the next evolution of human communication.

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Building Cross-platform Apps with Xamarin: Perspective of an Android Developer

by Emran Bajrami

Writing reusable code that can be shared across multiple platforms can make developing mobile applications a lot easier. But, how do you do that without paying the usual cost of maintainability, ease of testing, and poor user experience that comes with cross-platform mobile application development? In this article, Toptal Freelance Software Engineer Emran Bajrami walks us through Xamarin and shows us techniques for building high-quality cross-platform apps.

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A Step-by-step Guide to UI Animation with Principle and Sketch

by Tidjane Tall

Animated UI elements improve the user experience, but how exactly are they made? These short tutorial videos demonstrate the most effective animation techniques using Principle for Mac.

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20 eCommerce Mobile UIs That Make Shopping Easier

by Cai Cardenas

Check out a collection of mobile eCommerce inspirations created by different designers from around the world. Toptal Designer Cai Cardenas curated a selection of designs that each delights their users. Some of the screens are captured from live products, some are still in development, and some are purely concepts designed to push the bounds of what is even considered possible.

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Retain Users With These Mobile App Onboarding Inspirations

by Michael Abehsera

Check out a collection of onboarding design inspirations created by different designers from around the world. Toptal Design Blog Lead Editor Michael Abehsera curated a selection of designs that each finds creative ways to retain users. Some of the designs are captured from live products, some are still in development, and some are purely concepts designed to push the bounds of what is even considered possible.

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Amazing Travel UIs

by Danielle Reid

From chatbots to swipeable UIs to animations and time-lapse videos, the world of travel and tourism interface design is ripe with excellent examples and opportunities for visionary designers.

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Tips And Tools For Optimizing Android Apps

by Tibor Kaputa

The plethora of tutorials on building Android apps may have you thinking that making a mobile app is simple. In reality, however, performance issues can be very complicated, and because performance plays a key role in making sure that your app stays on your users' list of favorite apps for a long time, every little detail must be given one's full attention. In this article, Toptal Freelance Software Engineer Tibor Kaputa shares some tips on how you can optimize some common performance issues and identify some of the bottlenecks in your Android app.

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Top Ten Front-End Design Rules For Developers

by Bryan Grezeszak

Truly understanding design is easier said than done. Coding and aesthetic design require very different skill sets, which is why some front-end developers aren’t as proficient in design as they could be, and the quality of their work suffers for it. In this post, Toptal Freelance Software Engineer Bryan Grezeszak explains why good front-end developers have to follow essential design principles down to the pixel, and should regularly seek out advice and feedback from their designers.

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