10 Mobile Design & Development Most Popular O’Reilly Books
- Product Leadership: How Top Product Managers Create and Launch Successful Products
Yet it’s rare to find a product leader who can steward a digital product from concept to launch without a couple of major hiccups. Why do some product managers succeed while others don’t. Successfully navigating complex product roadmaps is no easy task.
- Mapping Experiences: A Complete Guide to Creating Value through Journeys, Blueprints, and Diagrams [Read online]
With this unique tool, you can visually map your existing customer experience and envision future solutions. Product and brand managers, marketing specialists, and business owners will learn how experience diagramming can help determine where business goals and customer perspectives intersect. Mapping Experiences is divided into three parts: Understand the underlying principles of diagramming, and discover how these diagrams can inform strategy Learn how to create diagrams with the four iterative modes in the mapping process: setting up a mapping initiative, investigating the evidence, visualizing the process, and using diagrams in workshops and experiments See key diagrams in action, including service blueprints, customer journey maps, experience maps, mental models, and spatial maps and ecosystem models.
- UX Research: Practical Techniques for Designing Better Products [Read online]
But there’s often mystery around product research, with the feeling that you need to be a research Zen master to gather anything useful. Fact is, anyone can conduct product research. This book contains four sections, including a brief introduction to UX research, planning and preparation, facilitating research, and analysis and reporting.
- Android Cookbook: Problems and Solutions for Android Developers
This cookbook doesn’t just teach you how to build Android apps; it also gives you the recipes you need to build real-world applications. This revised second edition includes new recipes on JSON, material design, and Android Studio IDE. The Android is gradually overtaking the iPhone as the hottest platform in mobile computing.
- Designing Across Senses: A Multimodal Approach to User Experience Design
This practical guide shows you how new technologies can enable devices to encompass a fuller range of human experience through a new approach: multimodal design. With this book, you’ll explore the technologies that can be used to enable interactions for different senses, like gesture, voice recognition, and haptic feedback. You’ll learn how we use sets of senses for different activities and how to design experiences that support them.
- Mobile App Development with Ionic 2: Cross-Platform Apps with Ionic 2, Angular 2, and Cordova
Looking to build cross platform mobile applications. This hands-on guide provides a basic introduction and overview to the Ionic Framework, including some new services on the platform. You’ll learn a balanced approach to the mix of technologies—such as AngularJS, SASS, and Apache Cordova—that the Ionic Framework leverages.
- High Performance Mobile Web: Best Practices for Optimizing Mobile Web Apps [Read online]
- Design Leadership: How Top Design Leaders Build and Grow Successful Organizations [Read online]
So how do good design leaders manage. If you lead a design group, or want to understand the people who do, this insightful book explores behind-the-scenes strategies and tactics from leaders of top design companies throughout North America. Based on scores of interviews he conducted over a two-year period—from small companies to massive corporations like ESPN—author Richard Banfield covers a wide range of topics, including: How design leaders create a healthy company culture Innovative ways for attracting and nurturing talent Creating productive workspaces, and handling remote employees Staying on top of demands while making time for themselves Consistent patterns among vastly different leadership styles Techniques and approaches for keeping the work pipeline full Making strategic and tactical plans for the future Mistakes that design leaders made—and how they bounced back.
- Design Sprint: A Practical Guidebook for Building Great Digital Products [Read online]
You can greatly reduce your risk of failure with design sprints, a process that enables your team to prototype and test a digital product idea within a week. Design sprints not only let you test digital product ideas before you pour too many resources into a project, they also help everyone get on board—whether they’re team members, decision makers, or potential users. You’ll know within days whether a particular product idea is worth pursuing.
- Head First Android Development: A Brain-Friendly Guide [Read online]
What will you learn from this book. If you have an idea for a killer Android app, this book will help you build your first working application in a jiffy. You’ll learn hands-on how to structure your app, design interfaces, create a database, make your app work on various smartphones and tablets, and much more.