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Planning your core feature set

The first step when building an app is to plan your core feature set. The guys at Fueled, https://fueled.com/ a design agency in New York call the feature set your project’s bible, and it’s a great way of looking at it. In…

Data Visualization Tools

We’ve worked on a number of data intensive projects over the years that required charts and graphics to visualize the data. Having a simple way to show data in visual charts and graphs is extremely powerful. We’ve all seen how viral the…

“Everything should be an app”

I had a great conversation yesterday with two fantastic innovators in the online video sector. The comment came up ‘Everything should be an app’! ‘Everything should be an app’, I thought, wait a minute… Let’s do some quick mental exercises: • ‘A…

Prototyping Data Models

In user experience/ user interface design, prototyping is the norm, we intuitively know it makes sense to draft the design first, then do the full scale, detailed version. At ProductFitter, before we code a user interface, we use wireframes to map out…

The art of software design

Apps are pieces of software designed to fulfil a particular purpose for a target audience. Often the purpose is really straightforward, for example give customers access to their account information, enable sales people to take orders from customers, present data to analysts…

Articulating your app idea

Following an interesting recent conversation, I thought I’d write a post especially for those of us who have a great app idea, want to find out more about how to develop it and get it to market, and yet want to make…

Mobile wearables: google android wear SDK

Google have released a beta software development kit for Android ‘wearables’ enabling developers to extending android functionality to wearable devices like wristwatches/bands etc. It’s based a lot around: 1. Voice -> meaning (if you’re from outside of the USA) keep practicing your…