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App patterns applied: weather key journeys

by Canonical on 26 March 2013

These last few weeks we have looked at the concepts behind our ritual apps, and explored key journeys for each. Now it is the turn of the weather app! Sitting...

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Good Ubuntu books?

by Inayaili de León Persson on 25 March 2013

A few weeks ago we received a copy of the “No Starch Press” book “Ubuntu Made Easy”, by Rickford Grant with Phil Bull. The book’s main goal – which we fully...

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Three main types of user behaviour found in ubuntu.com testing

by Canonical on 23 March 2013

Understanding user behaviour through user research is an integral part of our design process. In the last ubuntu.com website testing, some insights surfaced...

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App patterns applied: clock key journeys

by Canonical on 22 March 2013

Moving forward with the design of the core apps, we’ve been working on the interaction details of the clock for a while now, building on these...

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13.04 wallpapers submitted

by Canonical on 19 March 2013

  The community team for wallpaper selection got together last week #1304wallpaper on Freenode and between us we’ve determined that we’d like to submit the...

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App patterns explained : navigation

by Canonical on 13 March 2013

When we design an app, we consider the different types of information we are communicating and their relationships to one another. This helps us establish...

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13.04 Shortlist in progress

by Canonical on 12 March 2013

13.04 Shortlist in progress, a gallery on Flickr. A quick update, the previous contributors and I are putting together the finishing touches to what we hope...

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App patterns applied: calculator key journeys

by Canonical on 7 March 2013

A few weeks ago we introduced key screens for our core utility app designs, and we’ve been sketching key journeys ever since to unpack these concepts further....

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App patterns applied : core utilities as rituals

by Canonical on 27 February 2013

We’ve been making great progress from both design and development on our four core utilities for Ubuntu on phones so, while we are iterating these concepts,...

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App patterns applied: calendar key journeys

by Canonical on 27 February 2013

Last week we introduced key screens for our core utility app designs, and we’ve been sketching key journeys ever since to unpack these concepts further....

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App patterns explained: content views

by Canonical on 22 February 2013

When designing an app, an important thing to consider in your app is how to display content. In our design guidelines, we have provided three standard views:...

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App patterns applied: core utilities for Ubuntu on phones

by Canonical on 15 February 2013

Many of you must have noticed the call for core apps proposals that’s being run by the Ubuntu Community team. The response has been great, thanks to everyone...