Apps which allow the user to scroll through large amounts of content may find it useful to keep the page heading or title visible at the top, rather than allowing it to scroll off page with the rest of the content. This would be common, for example, in a newsreader app.
This article explains how to keep a specific UI element in view while we vertically scroll through the content on a Windows Phone page.
nileshb is developing a Java ME application where he needs to be able to show information in Indian regional languages such as Gujrati, Marathi, and Telugu. This is not a problem on devices which already have the respective Indian language fonts, but is when the fonts are not already present.
This webinar gets you started with the new Nokia Asha UI, whether you’re a seasoned pro or new to Nokia app development. UX expert Jan Krebber of OCT03 demonstrates the cornerstone concepts of the new Nokia Asha UI and shows you how to apply them to your app designs.
He also contrasts the most important aspects of the new Nokia Asha UI design with concepts of the earlier Series 40 Developer Platform and gives you the latest information on new UI tools to help you optimise your designs.
Our UI expert Jan Krebber reviews two apps submitted by Nokia Developer members: Know your phone by Mustafa Mansour Hassanien and Package Tracker by Shai Ifrach of Futuresoft. Jan shares the app reviews and provides details on how the UX of these applications might be improved, as well as providing general guidance that will help with the design of any app.
In addition, Jan takes a quick look into where to place ads in an app, based on a request from last month’s UI Clinic.