Windows Phone app developers, take note: if you really want your apps to resonate with customers, then give the idea of teaming up with a designer some serious thought.
“Mastering visual design, user experience, and information architecture skills is very different than mastering C#, MVVM, data binding, or other essential skills in the programming domain. In fact, it’s very rare to find people who are talented across this broad scope of skills that go into making a great app,” writes Windows Phone Developer Blog writer JC Cimetiere.
Below are some resources to get developers and designers started on the Windows Phone platform:
- Guidance from the Windows Phone design team: whether you’re a newbie or a seasoned app developer, this site has the basic principles and concepts you need to design great Windows Phone apps.
- 8 Tips for Designing Windows Phone Apps: we’ve compiled recurring patterns and common issues observed during actual design review.
- Finally, we recommend that you watch the popular Windows Phone Design Bootcamp video series.
For the rest of this story, head on over to the Windows Phone Developer Blog.
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