When Google released the news that people use multiple devices to finish an action, many people probably didn’t realize how that would influence Mobile application development. From Tablets to Smartphones, your website is now accessible through multiple channels at the touch of a screen.
It may not be new to a lot of people, yet, the fact that predictions on Mobile device usage for accessing websites and web services exceeding its web counterparts soon enough does not fail to instill a chill in our touch senses.
As the W3C consortium aptly terms it, the One Web is the way to go.
Now, with the given One Web technologies at hand, it is that much easier to deliver amazing Mobile user experiences through a one web presence.
Mobile Touchpoint # 3
It’s a Scroll Thing!
Multiple devices harness the appeal of smart content flow. It is therefore important to understand the difference between long Mobile website pages that honor that flow and ones that don’t.
For example, in Android Mobile application development, the absolute size of UI elements in your Android application on different screen sizes need not form the basis of your UI concern, because in devices powered by Android, your Mobile application layout is automatically scaled in or out in order to properly fit the screen.
What you need to instead focus on is the actual structure of your Android application’s layouts that directly affects the user experience. For example, you may need to look into the size of the page that integrates with sibling views or else you will have a very long page that requires a lot of scrolling and offers no navigation help along the way.
Coming up next on the tip-as-as-post series: Anchors Aweigh!
Mobile user experience – whether on Android devices or any other – should form the basis of your Mobile application design. Mobile website Long pages almost always beat lots of clicks, except when they don’t Incorporating momentum scrolling, the fantastic scroll feature that performs based on the strength of the gesture, ensures that your Android applications are easier to navigate, scroll through, and optimized for ultimate User Experience. And if you can combine the power of momentum scrolling with Mobile Touchpoint 2, then you will have sure-fire hit on your hands.