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social-login

Social login pattern

Letting users register and log in is a common pattern that you’ll have to support for most apps and services. So the question is how to make it as fluid as possible. Let’s see why do we sign up for services? Ideally it is because if gives us more value, not because the maker of […]

validation

Getting input validation right

How good your validation is correlates with form completion and indicates how helpful you are. I was going through a vehicle registration a couple of years ago. It was a hot summer Friday and everyone was mentally in the weekend. At some point the person at the desk says that the data cannot be submitted. […]

Multiple selection on Mobile

How to do multiple selection on mobile

A lot of times when we are looking for something we are using filters to speed up the process of getting to the desired results. Think of searching for apartments, houses for your next trip on Airbnb or think of filtering for items in multiple categories on Amazon, like Electronics and Gardening or just looking […]

Time input

Time input on mobile

We are scheduling tasks, working with time fields on a daily basis. Need to set up a meeting, schedule a pick-up or plan for next week? Time entry is involved. If we think about time in a purely technical way, it boils down to a sum of ticks or an object with an hour, minute, […]

ui-for-ios-blog

Introducing the new and updated UI for iOS

We are proud to announce our updated UI control suite for iOS. We are helping developers enrich their products with premium, high quality controls and to meet the ever growing customer demands they are facing. With everything moving so fast you need to keep your products up to date with new platform developments. We believe […]

select

UI for single value selection

Using a dropdown for every single value select is just lazy. You end up with bloated, long forms and a disastrous UX. You’ll bring pain and agony into the user’s life and make the whole experience tedious. Nobody likes to fill out forms, and nobody likes long, monotonous processes. Luke Wroblewski writes about why Dropdowns […]

Tabs in mobile apps | UI Pattern

Tabs in mobile apps

Tabs help organize content on a high level and makes it easy for the users to figure out navigation. It has to communicate relationship and context. It provides an elegant solution to the age-old problem of navigation plus it can also segment data based on a given criteria. In both cases it has to: Show […]

job

Designing with jobs in mind

We are big fans of the jobs-to-be-done theory at Mobiscroll and we believe that focusing on the job customers are hiring our products to do is better than focusing on what they tell us. To get familiar with jobs, you should check out this 5 minute video and jobstobedone.org for a lot of great content […]

opt-in-out

Defaults save lives

You can use defaults to take the burden of choice off the user. Ultimately you are removing friction from the process of completing tasks, filling out forms. Finding good defaults should be a process rather than a task. Use the data that is already available to you, like location, language, date and time, connect with […]