Dev & Design
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.
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