Category Archives: ux

How to build an app fast

This week I launched a new web app called CraigIt (http://davidrs.github.io/craigit/client/) CraigIt is a simple idea: hyper-local notifications for items you want on CraigsList. This blog post will explain how I built the entire app, front-end, back-end, design, and mild marketing in just a week. Tech Stack Used JavaScript with jQuery and Twitter Bootstrap 3 […]

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video: ‘Get Home Safe’ for Amnesty International

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Last year open IDEO published a challenge in partnership with Amnesty International asking how they can keep track of political dissidents that they fear might disappear. This problem was an interesting challenge and lead me to design ‘Get Home Safe’, an app that not only helps keep activists overseas safe, but also offers peace of mind […]

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video: ‘Bieber or Idle’ design with Balsamiq

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Wire framing is the best part of making an app. Nothing is concrete yet, anything can be added or removed in seconds. It’s all about taking the user’s requirements and your team’s solution and trying to reconcile them in the form of software. By far my favourite tool for wire framing and designing is pencil and paper […]

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