Advice for creating a highly responsive UI on mobile

Quite an interesting video about Flickr’s experience in making the UI responsive in their lightbox.

http://www.yuiblog.com/blog/2012/02/23/video-stephen-woods-html5-touch
Take away points are:
  • Provide continuous feedback
  • Don’t do anything complicated whilst you’re doing lots for work in the UI (eg don’t load something whilst transforming a large element)
  • Keep the DOM lean, and clean up transforms when you’re done
There’s some nice info about implementing a pinch zoom UI too

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