Category Archives: Design

Trivia Monkey is now Open Source!

GitHub Link – Here ! To try out the working app, you can download it from the Windows Phone App Store. A while ago, I built Trivia Monkey as a way to get familiar with C# and mobile development for Windows Phone. … Continue reading

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Google Inbox – A Panoply of UX/Design Wins and Fails.

Some days ago, I got finally got an invite to try Google’s new email application – inbox! I had heard alot it within social media circles, and most evaluations of the product described inbox as visually appealing. Specifically,the material design paradigm  really … Continue reading

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Introducing Deep Theming – Guidelines for Windows Phone 8.

What is Theming ? Based on wikipedia entry , theming is described as the use of an overarching theme .. to create a holistic and integrated spatial organization of a consumer venue. Often themes are derived from history, different cultures … Continue reading

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Windows Phone 8 Panorama vs Pivot – Evolution of Trivia Monkey UI design

I have previously written a brief post on why I think Panorama’s are overrated. In this post, I outline the evolution of the Trivia Monkey UI, highlighting the move from the design choice of panorama to pivot.

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