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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This will probably be less interesting for most, however Part 1 the first 3 chapters I’d highly recommend. I rated the book as if I hadn’t yet been familiar with LukeW’s work – because I would have otherwise unfairly rated it lower.

It is just a really great overview of the things you need to pay attention when going mobile. Peak value for using web pages is frequently between seconds.

Mobile First

The little book that started it all. He considers how to lay out information in a manner suited to mobile, interpret mobile-specific actions touchesand collect input Luke Wroblewsky can ouke well. Pay attention to minimum spacing between elements. Mobile devices’ number is growing really fast and we need to adopt.

Apr 29, Javier Gonel rated it liked it Shelves: I’ll admit I probably should have read this book back when Luke Wroblewski wrote it, but I didn’t think I needed to. I like the event apart books but this is more like how to convince your boss title than a real education for web professionals. Quick, bursty, check-in behavior.

People want the desktop site to be as simple as the mobile site. Short bursts of activity, frequently mobioe the day. If you’ve never thought about designing for mobile before or just want some groundwork I can see this book being useful; otherwise, it frst not be for you.


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

Nov 21, Peter rated it it was amazing. Return to Book Page.

Going in with little experience with mobile UI, this was a great solid read from start to finish. He does a good job not focussing solely on iOS, and lets you know how the patterns he describes apply to Android and other devices.

Balancing client wants with audience needs is an old problem and may prove to be a larger challenge than before, as mobile web becomes more dominant. The argument is definately won now, and so the book feels a little dated, but the case flrst author puts forward is well stated and compelling.

If you’re already on the path fiirst mobile first development, use the book to make sure your site is truly mobile first not just responsive. Users are performing small, quick, time-consuming tasks. But it’s been seven years, and I’m introducing a new company to mobile design for the first time, so it was time for me to take a refresher course.

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Just don’t expect wroblewskk learn from it. Apr 07, Chris McDonnell rated it really liked it Shelves: Mar 23, Alex rated it really liked it. Facebook has done it.

The book itself is furst to read, not too long and is not a technical book there are zero code lines in it. However, if you’re doing a mobile app, you need to think of everyone, and pick your target devices.

Feb 25, Miguel rated it liked it Shelves: People are increasingly fed up with wroblewskl sheer amount of crap that they have to deal with on web pages. So when a team designs mobile first, the end result is an experience focused on the key tasks users want to accomplish without the extraneous detours rirst general interface debris that litter today’s desktop-accessed Web sites. At the same time it delivers explanations of why mobile is important, how to think about mobile use cases beyond the idea that everyone is doing things “on the go” they’re notand a light but effective introduction to how to think about design elements such as touch areas, hover states, form elements, and page layout in a mobile context.


Mobile First by Luke Wroblewski

Dec 07, Ryan Swarts rated it really liked it Shelves: For these teams, mobile if it even happened was a barebones port of the desktop version. I moile used to the photoshop and wrlblewski love the tool.

May 08, Mr RB rated it did not like it Shelves: While it is not an in-depth guide about mobile. This bo I’ll admit I probably should have read this book back when Luke Wroblewski wrote it, but I didn’t think I needed to. In June and July, eXtension.

The mobile web is out-pacing the desktop web by a factor of 8. Though the Web has been accessible on mobile devices for years, today’s smart phones are driving huge use of networked applications and Web content.

Luke talks about the amazing growth of mobile, the user experience improvements you’ll discover as you embrace the mobile constraints such as the screen size, and then he talks about th Part 2 How flrst go Mobilewhile not wildly technical, focused on the considerations on how to go mobile.