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5 Smart Ways To Wireframe Apps & Websites

September 6, 2018 |

We believe everyone can begin their ideas and we will look at 5 smart ways to wireframe apps and websites. Think of it as blueprint, and you are the Architect. So whether you are starting out as a UX Designer, or have an App Idea to get across, we will explain how you can apply 5 smart ways into wireframing your project. 1. Sketch It If you prefer pen and paper, this is the best way to with start any project. Simply draw out a frame of your device and sketch out what you would like to add on in your app or website. Remember to jot your ideas down and comment on it. All you need is a sketch book with pens and pencils. If you want to go all out, I would recommend getting UI Stencils where you can trace outlines quickly and accurately. Also check out the…    read more 

anima launchpad rapid prototyping

Rapid Prototyping with Launchpad for Sketch

December 22, 2017 |

Have you ever thought how you can go straight from Sketch to published website? That is, cutting the middleman – developer. Yes, there is a way and that is by using Launchpad by Anima – a plugin for Sketch that comes free and also with a price. Maybe you are a startup that needs to cut cost but also able to quickly edit and publish your landing page. You don’t want to spend time looking on Upwork (or Fiverr if you’re thinking about it) and hire a designer or developer to edit the code as you need. An alternative I suggest is getting Sketch 48 and Launchpad to do the work. Now of course, it’s not all that easy as it sounds, but with some learning on Sketch and Launchpad I can assure that anyone can easily create their own simple website. You might need to learn about how Form…    read more 

5 Traits of Highly Successful UX Designers

5 Traits of Highly Successful UX Designers

February 15, 2017 |

What makes one a successful UX Designer? Will it be skills in Sketch, Photoshop, Axure..? It takes more than just software skills when you embark on a career of User Experience design. For most, we have to work on some of these traits to get ahead in our careers. Here are 5 traits that we believe makes one a successful UX Designer: 1. Detailed Often times, you’ll be reminded of a dozen things to do and keep track off. One moment you have to correct button on the wireframe, and the next.. create 2 more mockups for the Profile screen. Keep everything in order and have a notebook and pen at hand always. Also write down some thoughts of your own when thinking of an idea or problem. Try to understand if your userflow makes sense and if there could be a better way. Keep note of the changes you…    read more 

Basic Understanding of Wireframes

Basic Understanding of Wireframes

May 3, 2016 |

Wireframes is a term that we use a lot, but do we actually know what it is? Basically, a wireframe is a ‘skeleton’ of your intended web/app product. That means, the mobile app idea you have your mind is materialized in it’s simplest form of pen and paper or nowadays – .png screens. The Process of Wireframing Have a pen and paper? There you have a paper and pen wireframe! You don’t have to be qualified to create wireframes. Although, what you are achieving with this quality is called a ‘low-fidelity’ wireframe. But by drawing out, you get a chance to refine your user journey, and this is crucial for user experience. Take time to test and get some feedback, you never know what you have missed or needed to include in your sketch. With pen and paper, you’ll save a lot before heading towards design and development. Crafting Perfect…    read more 

Rapidfy Your App With InVision Sync

Rapidfy Your App with InVision Sync

If you are developing apps, you might have heard about InVision – a web app that provides prototyping ease for mobile and web design. For a free account, you can work on 1-3 projects by uploading (drag and drop) your screens to create interaction between them.With just a few clicks, your app is ready to be presented and shared to your team and shareholders. But did you know InVision Sync can speed your app a whole lot more? Why is InVision the best? InVision has taken many steps to increase the value of their services the original source. The latest, Craft by InVision LABS is one. I have yet to try it and will post a review once I do! But you can take a look at how InVision is making the development and design process a lot more quicker for us. Among many applications for prototyping out there, I…    read more 

How To Build Apps Fast

Build Apps Fast – A Quick Guide

March 24, 2016 |

Creating apps fast is very important and it does allow you to bring in a lot of value to the end user because he won’t have to wait a lot of time for the end result. But starting an app from scratch is not easy and you do need the proper knowledge to do so. In this article we will share how you can build apps fast and get the best results on your app development! Why start creating apps? There are many reasons why having a mobile app is amazing, because not only does it allow you to get exposure for you and your business in the online world, it also helps generate a great revenue. It also allows you to share your knowledge with other people and help them on a daily basis, but the most important thing is that you will have the opportunity to make a…    read more 

RAPT Bootstrap Wireframe

RAPT: Portfolio Bootstrap Wireframe Freebie

Hi! Hope all is well with your week. Deploy Apps have been busy churning out design assets for Responsive Web Design, Flat Icons and many more! We are getting up to grips with Sketch 3 – an awesome design tool that simplifies workflow and speeds iteration. A few days ago, we released ‘RAPT’ a wireframe for a One-pager Responsive Website. It’s now on Sketch App Sources with 600+ downloads to date! We hope you will benefit from this wireframe as it is our hope that you will easily prototype websites faster with it. Basic elements such as buttons, headings, picture box are all available for drag-and-drop ease. <img class="size-large wp-image-571 aligncenter" src="https://i2.wp.com/www.destructive pop over here.co/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/RAPT-Wireframe-thumbnail-2-338×1024.png?resize=338%2C1024″ alt=”RAPT-Wireframe-thumbnail-2″ data-recalc-dims=”1″ /> Waste no more time! Download it here: RAPT: Bootstrap Wireframe Thanks and we do appreciate you also take the time and follow us on Twitter and Facebook!

Understanding Mockups

Basics of Understanding Mockups

February 18, 2016 |

There are 3 parts in the design phase for mobile apps. First, you create Wireframes and this is where you lay out the skeleton of the app you are trying to build. Basics such as buttons, menus and image placeholders are drawn in black & white shapes to provide the basic structure of the app’s interface. You could think of it as an Architect’s pencil drawing of a building. Next you need a color version of the wireframe to have a color representation of the app. This is what we call Mockups. Your app becomes more visual and detailed in terms of color choices, font, style and icons. Think of it as a design that you want your app to look like at the end. More than that, mockups is a way to provide stakeholders and investors a chance to see how you represent your app. You would want superior…    read more 

Wordpress Top Free Security Plugins

Top Free Plugins To Secure Your WordPress Site

February 5, 2016 |

When starting a WordPress site, we might be carried away with theme settings, postings and selling. But what’s good if we aren’t protected towards malicious attempts from hackers or unwanted spam? For basic users, we highly recommend using these free plugins available for WordPress. BackUpWordpress Backing up your WordPress is one of the most important things to do, and with BackUpWordpress, it’s as simple and reliable with a click of a button. You can schedule daily, weekly or customized backups within the settings (Tools > Backups). One of the most easiest backup’s ever. All In One WP Security & Firewall Get security for your WordPress site because you never when your site might get hacked. According to their site, All In One WP “reduces security risk by checking for vulnerabilities, and by implementing and enforcing the latest recommended WordPress security practices and techniques.” There is a strength meter that shows…    read more