Drop #9 — July 24

Good evening 😴 In every customer call, when someone was about to interact with our entry’s time keyboard, I would take a deep breath. To be clear, it had a clever design — arguably too clever for its own good. On the few occasions it worked in these calls, it scored…

WWDC 22 Digital Lounge Archive (SwiftUI + Design)

At t:m:ng, we are all-in on SwiftUI + design. WWDC 22 will be the last before we’re on the App Store. Fortunately it didn’t disappoint — improvements in SwiftUI 4 and iOS 16 has set us up for a memorable release. Apple’s Slack Digital Lounges in particular…

WWDC 22 Digital Design Lounge — Explore Design Navigation

Explore navigation design for iOS - WWDC22 - Videos - Apple DeveloperFamiliar navigation patterns can help people easily explore the information within your app — and save them from unnecessary confusion...Apple Developer Navigation It struck me that tab bars and navigation bars are, at least in principle, identical to the…

WWDC 22 Digital Design Lounge — Writing for Interfaces

Writing for interfaces - WWDC22 - Videos - Apple DeveloperThe words and phrases you choose for your app matter. Whether you’re writing an alert, building an onboarding experience, or describing...Apple Developer Tips How do you use words to explain the purpose of your app? Tab bar labels often…

WWDC 22 Digital Design Lounge — Design an Effective Chart

Design app experiences with charts - WWDC22 - Videos - Apple DeveloperLearn how you can enhance your app with charts to communicate data with more clarity and appeal. We’ll show you when to use charts, how...Apple Developer Best Practices More of an abstract question: Taking the Fitness app…

WWDC 22 Digital Design Lounge — Design App Shortcuts

Design App Shortcuts - WWDC22 - Videos - Apple DeveloperLearn how you can surface great features from your app directly in Siri, Spotlight, and the Shortcuts app. We’ll introduce you to App...Apple Developer Opportunities Do you have any personal favorites among the new capabilities for Shortcuts? I’m…

WWDC 22 Digital Design Lounge — Prototyping

Process Is SwiftUI used by the team for prototyping? We’ve used SwiftUI a little bit, yes. We still use Keynote a lot though! What types of products do you prototype, what's the process of making a design, and how many rough drafts do you usually have before finalizing anything?…