Mobile First [Luke Wroblewski] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Our industry’s long wait for the complete, strategic guide to mobile web. Mobile First has ratings and reviews. Stringy said: As noted in the introduction, this isn’t a book with code examples to work from (see Ethan. Luke Wroblewski is a data guy, so let’s check the stats. He has personally written 1, articles, given presentations, and authored three books on mobile.

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Jul 12, Ben rated it it was amazing Shelves: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

As noted in the introduction, this isn’t a book with code examples to work from see Ethan Marcotte’s Responsive Web Design if you want more of that. Not a second of that time was wasted.

For instance, the mobile version of as well-known travel site gives me, the customer, a few big buttons making it easy for me to check in, check the status of my flight, and do one or two other things I mobkle want to do. Trivia About Mobile First. I like the event apart books but this is more like how to convince your boss title than a real education for web puke.

Luke Wroblewski on Designing for Mobile First – O’Reilly Media

Interesting and very insightful, though I thought it a bit unrealistic in terms of the real world using these strategies, and wished the author had occasionally included some code. For these reasons I likely approached the book from a different perspective than many other readers. You should read this book. Something important to me keeps changing or updating and I want to stay on top of it. Which keeps everything clean and focused from the outset.


Luke Wroblewski on Designing for Mobile First

You would be doing yourself a disservice luek not adding it to your library. I devoured my copy in less than three hours.

Feb 25, Miguel rated it liked it Shelves: Preview — Mobile First by Luke Wroblewski. Some things make more sense on mobile than on the desktop.

The author provides more than just an argument for why mogile should approach design mobile first – he also offers concrete ways for measurably improving the user experience. May 08, Mr RB rated it did not like it Shelves: A Visual Approach to Web Usability and many articles about digital product design and strategy.

It contains all the information that you need about Mobile First design.

Mobile first forces you to get down to the bare essence of what makes your content work. The gigantic market is often over looked and this approach solves that by focusing on the most concise version your design could have and branching out based on capabilities of the browser you are in. A designer’s first view on mobile plus an introduction to mobile design to lukw.

LukeW | Mobile First -a mobile strategy & design book by Luke Wroblewski

He considers the constraints such as screen size, frequently lower bandwidth, a distracted audience and capabilities such as accelerometers, location detection, and inbuilt cameras that worblewski designing for mobile unique.

This book is full of data and precise examples that make a clearly defined case for designing for mobile first. In June and July, eXtension. I’ll admit I probably should have read this book back when Luke Wroblewski wrote it, but I didn’t think I needed to. By that I mean I felt the book didn’t add too much more to what I already knew, since I’m familiar with his mobile work.

While mobile is always moving at a fast pace and practices are subject to change, this still holds a lot of good key design principles that I feel will always be great to go back to.


Touch gestures include tap, double tap, drag, flick, pinch, spread, press, press and tap, press and drag, rotate Read more at: And so they seek out the mobile site because they find it easier to use and more focused. You have to lukf. Nov 19, Bryan rated it liked it.

Open Preview See a Problem? That said, there are many jumping off points I haven’t pursued yet that probably help fill in those gaps.

It’s a great book but outdated now. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Return wroblewki Book Page. Touch gestures include tap, double tap, drag, flick, pinch, spread, press, press lyke tap, press and drag, rotate. Mar 22, Thuy rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Mobile websites are not an afterthought. Just don’t expect to learn from it. Users are performing small, quick, time-consuming tasks.

A Visual Approach to Web Usability When users interact with your site, they are relying on the visual presentation to tell them what the site has to offer and how they can make use of it.

I found the best practices sections very useful, with good examples of what not to do and some inspiring ideas to use. The book tries to show you the issues you will face while developing mobile web sites and even mobile applications. Notes on Mobile First!