Pros and cons of the skeuomorphic design. Syndicode

Pros and cons of the skeuomorphic design

The first thing you have to think about when launching the new product is to attract the user’s attention. How will you attract the user to interact with your app or website? What will help you to create the right impression? The answer to these questions is the design.The design is responsible for creating the path to explore the functionality. Let’s consider pros and cons of the skeuomorphic design. 

The power of motion design. Syndicode

The power of motion design

The main point of the design is to amaze users. When you developed some nice functionality, remember that without an appropriate design it would be not discovered by the users. Because the first thing they see is the product’s wrapping. Motion design is one of the most powerful solutions to accent the way product works. Discover the power of motion design!

How to visualize the data. Syndicode

How to visualize the data

More and more projects we work on, demand included statistics for the end-user could see some analytics for his or her activities and so on. Especially that is vital for mobile applications. Collecting statistics is what programmers take care about. But statistics’ visualization is the challenging task for designers. Today we decided to collect the main visualization techniques, outstanding examples and hints how to visualize the data.  

36 useful resources for UI and UX designers. Syndicode

36 useful resources for UI and UX designers

Non-stop improving is the main quality of a good designer which makes your UI or UX specialist look something like a sponge. Despite many of you will say that a person should be born able to design, we’d say that this skill could be gained. From our experience, every single person who wants to become a designer can do this with a pinch of persistence and some proper courses to attend. 36 useful resources for UI and UX designers will help your designer become a real professional!

Design for startups. Syndicode

Design for startups

Starting your business means not only market the product but become recognizable with people and contestants. This is the task of the design. As far as not so long ago we posted the material about bootstrapping your business we clearly understand that you might not have enough money for the design strategy or user research. That’s why we gathered all the important nuances about creating the design for startups. Read, use and launch! 

Syndicode Digest #25 – Ruby basket

Syndicode Digest #25 – Ruby basket

It only seems that our digest’s names are random. Every name means something. Like the “Ruby basket”. Syndicode’s language of choice is Ruby, but as the most languages, it has its drawbacks. Anyway, you have to understand that the quality of your code depends not on the language itself but on your skills and the way you implement the code. So be smart, make all the code you do perfect regardless the language you use. And read our new Syndicode Digest #25 – Ruby basket!

UX vs. UI, Syndicode

UX vs. UI

Syndicode has very strong skills in UI/UX design. And yes, UX is not the same thing as UI. We’d like to explain you the main differences between UI and UX. Read UX vs. UI and you will find out that one of them is the process and the other is the space for interactions. Dive deeply to find more.  

5 design usability tips. Syndicode

5 design usability tips

Web and mobile development are simply impossible without design. And we used to that before creating any type of product we have to think about its design and usability. Syndicode has a great experience in UI/UX design and would like to share with you some useful information about 5 design usability tips.

Flux vs. MVC

Flux vs. MVC

Today Model View Controller (MVC) is considered the most spread application design pattern in web development. Since the 1990s, if you wonder. And Flux is a new application architecture from Facebook that promises the same as MVC, but with a different approach that focuses on unidirectional data flow. What application is better? Let’s make a comparison: Flux vs. MVC.

Syndicode Digest #21 – Mouse potato

Syndicode Digest #21 – A mouse potato

Your parents will never understand why you’re so obsessed with your computer and how you doing all this “magic” with it. But they have to get used to it as far as you just a mouse potato. To raise your level at least to an expert and become useful for the society, read our new Syndicode Digest #21 – a mouse potato! 

Creating the design for iPhone X

Creating the design for iPhone X

We used to wait for “September updates” from Apple Inc. This time company revealed its new iPhone X (ten) with a resolution of 1125×2436px and Super Retina Display. It also has a cut-out at the top of the screen where you can find some futuristic face unlock features. With all these new features creating the design for iPhone X becoming quite challenging…