Learning Path: Design for Developers

Don’t be that developer - you know, the one with the killer idea and the cleanest code, but the demo app with 12-point black Arial on a white background. Follow this learning path for a crash course on design principles specifically targeted to mobile developers!

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Design and Development: Better Together

Let’s start with a look at how designers working with developers can solve problems and produce better products.

Design 101 for Developers

So what does it take for developers to learn how to design? This talk runs through many of the basics to get you started on the right design footing.

Designing for Humans

Design has a huge impact on human life, so it’s important to remember who we’re designing for.

Designs for the Human Mind

Because design is subjective, a second opinion on designing for humans adds important context.

Designing Mobile Apps for Kids

Even if you’re not actually designing for children, this talk contains valuable lessons. If you are, it’s required reading.

Designing for Fun

Making your app fun to use requires more than sprinkling a little gamification on top. Learn how to validate whether a design will actually be fun.

Live Design

Time to get your hands dirty! Learn Sketch basics with this live design demo from Maxim.

U and I

Chet and Romain round out this learning track by dropping some advanced principles of UI design, animation, and color science.

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Realm Team

At Realm, our mission is to help developers build better apps faster. We provide a unique set of tools and platform technologies designed to make it easy for developers to build apps with sophisticated, powerful features — things like realtime collaboration, augmented reality, live data synchronization, offline experiences, messaging, and more.

Everything we build is developed with an eye toward enabling developers for what we believe the mobile internet evolves into — an open network of billions of users and trillions of devices, and realtime interactivity across them all.

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