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A deep dive into the map apps rivalry.

Apple Maps vs Google Maps
  • Apple and Google have battled for control of the map applications market for almost ten years. The article provides an illustration of the advantages and disadvantages of each app.
  • The success of Google Maps can be explained by the following aspects:
    • The breadth of data.
    • Better сontextualization of data.
    • Reliability partners for sourcing data.
    • Accuracy of routes and shortcuts for pedestrians.
  • Nevertheless, Apple has some strong features, especially when it comes to handling stressful situations (e.g. calming and very human narration, detailed parking location information).
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Everything you need to know about what makes a button great.

Designing the Perfect Button
  • Buttons are one of the main UI elements in interactive design and most businesses measure their success by button clicks.
  • The author covers the principles for a good button design at Wix:
    • Making a button clear
    • Making a button findable
    • Making a button identifiable
    • Maintaining clear, predictable and simple text
    • Using single icon buttons with caution
    • Minding hierarchy and emphasis
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Walk through the process of designing for hierarchy and learn its main challenges.

Case study: Category hierarchy
  • Since choosing categories while filtering the content out can be complex and monotonous, it’s crucial to provide categories and subcategories in a visually appealing way.
  • Tornike Kurdadze, Flutter Engineer at Netguru, found a solution for the eCommerce app with multi-levels (about 5 of categories)
  • During testing and research, the author found that when creating hierarchical categories, there are several things to keep in mind:
    • Users should be able to see the path of his/her current selection
    • Users should be able to return to the parent or any descendant category easily
    • Child categories should be different from the parent one
    • Users should not have to scroll a lot
    • Users should be able to search with keywords
    • The overall interface should be smooth and intuitive
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Mobile apps are undoubtedly the future—with conversational AI at the center of their development

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Five questions to answer when building your omni-channel customer experience.

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A conversation with Lyft Product Designer Kyo Kim

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