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Autopilot: benefits of early release

by Carla Berkers on 24 May 2016

OpenStack is the leading open cloud platform, and Ubuntu is the world’s most popular operating system for OpenStack. Over the

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Wednesday App Design Clinic

by Canonical on 10 September 2013

Since Ubuntu touch was announced, its been fantastic to see the variety of apps you’ve been developing, from shopping lists to word games, to apps that aid...

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Shorts: add, edit, share and adjust

by Canonical on 28 June 2013

In my previous blog post, we looked at the key screens for Shorts, the organic grid and the reading view. You can read about the list view behaviour in this...

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Latest design guides

by Canonical on 25 June 2013

It’s been a while since our last update to the app design guides so I thought it was about time I shared the latest additions to this growing resource. Screen...

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Solving multiple calendar views

by Canonical on 21 June 2013

One of the key challenges with designing calendar applications is the number of ways you can display your time, whether it’s by year, month, week or day....

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Shorts, the RSS reader app

by Canonical on 16 May 2013

As you can see in the image above, I have spent some time looking at different types and contexts of reading, trying to understand what the reading experience...

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System Settings for Ubuntu Phone

by Matthew Paul Thomas on 16 May 2013

The design process for System Settings on the phone involved a competitor evaluation, identifying user journeys, generating many possibilities for the...

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Responding to orientation

by Canonical on 26 April 2013

We have just published a new chapter on our App Design Guides : how to handle orientation. To cater for the different orientations of a range of touch...

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Core utility apps visual exploration

by Canonical on 12 April 2013

Hi everyone, following our process post last week I’m excited to share the first round of visual exploration for three of our core utility apps; clock,...

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Core utility apps process update

by Canonical on 5 April 2013

Well done to everyone working on the core utility apps – we’ve made amazing progress so let’s celebrate that! We all want to see what’s coming up so here’s a...