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The Importance of Agile UI/UX Design in Mobile Development

Posted by Francisco Anes on Apr 21, 2015 11:18:00 AM


Why is it that everyone can tell when your socks are mismatched, yet we see so many Apps that not only hurt your eyes in terms of design, but their poor UI leads to an even worse user experience.  If A bad UI can cost users up to 30 minutes a day why is it that so few developers understand the need for not just a good, but a GREAT user experience for your application to be effective?

Those who do understand the importance of it, will leave the front end to a professional designer. However, with traditional development methods, if the programmers get started too early to create functionality, it is difficult to be true to the overall UX/UI design and deliver a great experience that works for your business.

It’s clear that we have come a long way from the desktop application. These days when we design applications not only do we have multiple operating systems to contend with, but we have various browsers with different versions, an array of mobile options, and in some cases, gaming consoles as a mode of interaction. To throw more fuel to the fire, innovation shops like Google are trying to redefine how a user interacts with apps. 

Adapting To The Importance of UI/UX Design

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Topics: ui design

Enterprise Developers: This is WHY You Must Support All Devices

Posted by Nexaweb, Inc. on Apr 16, 2015 10:46:00 AM

With the number of smartphone models in circulation hovering somewhere around 20,000, and headlines like “Samsung decides 56 smartphones a year is too many” gracing the pages of tech publications, it’s no surprise that many organizations have decided to drop some devices from their priority list. This is a mistake – and completely unnecessary.

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Topics: Multi layout manager,

Mobile Apps for the Marketing Organization

Posted by Francisco Anes on Apr 14, 2015 11:00:00 AM


It’s no surprise that 186 Billion dollars will be spent in 2015 to develop mobile applications and it is our responsibility as Marketers to learn not only of the benefits of mobile applications but also the tools, techniques and resource requirements to get these done.

Mobile apps allow customers to have multiple pieces of information at their fingertips. Moreover, some believe that mobile apps will soon take precedence over websites. No matter what your business is, a mobile app can help you get and retain customers- and that's a fact.  

Here are some noted benefits of mobile apps for businesses

  • Aid in the development of brand loyalty
  • Increase brand visibility
  • Allow products and/or services to be more accessible
  • Exposure to multiple devices
  • Connect with other costumers
  • Increase direct sales

Suffice to say, the benefits are apparent.

Where to Start

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Topics: declarative UI

Declarative UI is Master of its Domain

Posted by Seeta Somagani on Apr 9, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Here’s a new analogy to explain declarative programming to your grandma.

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Topics: The Nexacro Platform

App or Web? Decisions for Enterprise Developers

Posted by Nexaweb, Inc. on Apr 2, 2015 9:00:00 AM

“Back in 2007 PCs accounted for two thirds of internet devices – now it’s only 10 per cent.” David Mercer, Principal Analyst at Strategy Analytics

Now that mobile internet usage has surpassed desktop internet use, creating a mobile presence in no longer an option it’s an imperative – even for employees. They increasingly need anytime, anywhere access to key information, software and tools via enterprise sanctioned apps. If your team can’t meet those expectations, job performance can slip and affect the business as a whole.

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Topics: mobile application development

How to Use Nexaweb's Multi-Layout Manager

Posted by Nexaweb, Inc. on Mar 26, 2015 9:00:00 AM

As mobile devices continue to evolve – offering different screen sizes and feature sets – simply relying on either responsive web layout techniques or native coding is becoming less and less effective and efficient for enterprise developers.  In one scenario, they must find a way to consistently highlight key app functions across variable screen sizes; in the other they must content with a new set of bugs for every device.  These days must developers are looking for a better way to quickly and easily iterate higher quality apps.

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Topics: Multi Layout Manger

How Many Developers Does it Take to Make a Web App More Responsive?

Posted by Nexaweb, Inc. on Mar 19, 2015 8:00:00 AM

If you’re relying on traditional responsive layout, the answer could be “quite a few.” Add QA to the mix and the head count multiplies even further. As the world of mobile devices has expanded from a handful of phones to now include tablets, app-enabled wearable tech, vehicles and appliances, creating a responsive layout that works correctly and isn’t buggy on all of these devices has become more time consuming and complex.

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Topics: responsive layout,

Who’s Using What: A developer’s guide to optimizing cross platform design work

Posted by Nexaweb, Inc. on Mar 12, 2015 9:00:00 AM

In 2014 there were 18,796 different models of Android devices in circulation and in January 2015 there were six Android OS versions with more than 5% usage. Add the likes of iOS, Microsoft, Blackberry, Amazon and other producers of app-enabled devices and hundreds of new devices were introduced into the market in 2014 alone. According to Ars Technica, Motorola released 11 new models of smartphone last year, HTC 27, LG 41 and Samsung 56—and that’s just a handful of manufacturers during a single year.

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Topics: The Nexacro Platform

Responsive Design in Era of BYOD

Posted by Nexaweb, Inc. on Mar 5, 2015 2:33:00 PM

The age of BYOD is, without a doubt, upon us.  In 2014 Android surpassed the 1 billion devices shipped mark and iOS celebrated selling its 1 billionth device in November. The increasing range of devices – and the variations in resolution and screen size – presents an extreme challenge for app developers.  It’s even more so for enterprise developers whose apps must perform business critical tasks flawlessly, no matter the employees’ device.

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Topics: mobile application development, responsive layout,, Multi Layout Manger, BYOD

Consumers vs. Employees: 4 Key Distinctions Every Developer Should Know

Posted by Nexaweb, Inc. on Feb 18, 2015 11:30:00 AM

In many ways, all end-users are the same—they want a quality application that makes their lives easier or more enjoyable. In turn, developers want to craft that application and deliver it to the end-users. Simple premise, right? Well, enterprise users differ from their consumer counterparts in a few very distinct ways.

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Topics: mobile application development

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