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Mobile User Experience

Patterns to Make Sense of it All

This is your must-have resource to the theoretical and practical concepts of mobile UX. You’ll learn about the concepts and how to apply them in real-world scenarios. Throughout the book, the author provides you with 10 of the most commonly used archetypes in the UX arena to help illustrate what mobile UX is and how you can master it as quickly as possible. First, you’ll start off learning how to communicate mobile UX flows visually. From there, you’ll learn about applying and using 10 unique user experience patterns or archetypes for mobile. Finally, you’ll understand how to prototype and use these patterns to create websites and apps.

Whether you’re a UX professional looking to master mobility or a designer looking to incorporate the best UX practices into your website, after reading this book, you’ll be better equipped to maneuver this emerging specialty.


UX and design professionals. Secondary: designers, UX and design students, and developers

Paperback, 248 Pages

Published: October 2013

Imprint: Morgan Kaufmann

ISBN: 978-0-12-409514-4


  • “This is an interesting book, and certainly not what I was expecting when I volunteered to review it…Chapter 9 summarizes the book, and reminds the reader/designer that it is important to test the design on a large network of (different) devices in order to deliver an optimal user experience.”, June 17,2014


  • Chapter 1. Introduction

    Chapter 2. Why Mobile UX, Why Now?

    Chapter 3. Your desktop experience is NOT your mobile experience

    Chapter 4. Understanding the Device

    Chapter 5. How Mobile Wireframing Works

    Chapter 6. Mobile UX Patterns

    Chapter 7. How to Prototype in Mobile

    Chapter 8: Mobile App or Mobile Web: The Big Debate

    Chapter 9. The future of mobile UX is in using performance metrics

    Appendix A. List of Devices from Chapter 1

    Appendix B. List of My Devices from Chapter 4

    Appendix C. Sample Mobile Sheets from Chapter 5 and 7

    Appendix D. Mobile Performance Results from Chapter 9


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