Mobile First [Luke Wroblewski] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Our industry’s long wait for the complete, strategic guide to mobile web. Mobile First has ratings and reviews. Stringy said: As noted in the introduction, this isn’t a book with code examples to work from (see Ethan. Luke Wroblewski is a data guy, so let’s check the stats. He has personally written 1, articles, given presentations, and authored three books on mobile.

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All these facts are usefull in any conversation that might take place around a meeting room table, and also come in handy as Wroblewski talks through actual implementation considerations as well.

While this book makes a compelling case for mobile first development, only the first third ends up actually advocating the lke. May 08, Mr RB rated it did not like it Shelves: That said, there are many jumping off points I haven’t pursued yet that probably help fill in those gaps.

Capabilities of mobile devices are changing the way users interact with our websites. Ultimately you become very adept. Mobile First by Luke Wroblewski November 3, More often than not, the mobile experience for a Web application or site is designed and built after the PC version is complete.

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It came about because, before mobile, we designed everything for the computer desktop, and after mobile, that sucked pretty badly all things considered. As noted in the introduction, this isn’t a book with code examples to work from see Ethan Marcotte’s Responsive Web Design if wroblwski want more luek that. He considers how to lay out information in a manner suited to mobile, interpret mobile-specific actions touchesand collect input Luke Wroblewsky can write well.

Building mobile first allows teams to utilize this full palette of capabilities to create rich context-aware applications instead of limiting themselves to an increasingly dated set of capabilities. Mobile websites are not an afterthought.

Mobile First

A Visual Approach to Web Usability and many articles about digital product design and strategy. Preview — Mobile First by Luke Wroblewski. It will help you to work with designers when building mobile sites.

But things have changed so dramatically over the past few years that starting with the desktop may be an increasingly backwards way of thinking about a Web product. Unfortunately in this day and age the anyone who has used a phone and even thought about designing for it wrobelwski likely realized these already and doesn’t need eighty pages of a book to tell you about them.


While there are no hard and fast answers, there are plenty of links to follow up on the topic and to research deeper. This book is full of data and precise examples that ffirst a clearly defined case for designing for mobile first. Luke isn’t saying that they’re equal, just that the two are equally important.

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I’ll admit I probably should have read this book back when Luke Wroblewski wrote it, but I didn’t think I needed to. It is just a really great overview of the things you need to pay attention when going mobile. Especially useful was the discussion around the various modes of use that a website might experience when used on different devices.

Part one focuses on why you should pursue a mobile initiative, some of the constraints, and some of the opportunities, and part two provides a number of great tips on how to make it happen from organizing content, controlling actions, input suggestions, and layout options.

Jan 20, Lars K Jensen rated it really liked it. This bo I’ll admit I probably should have read this book back when Luke Wroblewski wrote it, but I didn’t think I needed to. May 12, Gord rated it liked it. Wrobewski ask other readers questions about Mobile Firstplease sign up. In fact, this is much more a book of analytics and statistics. Also, go ask an old person about the Netscape browser wars. When I am designing in browser and starting with the mobile first, the screen size and making the theme responsive kinda distract my attention and make me feel hard to only focus on designing.

Some things make more sense on mobile than on the desktop. Apr 29, Javier Gonel rated it liked it Shelves: Oct 27, Anne rated it it was amazing Shelves: You start with a baseline of styles and then you build up. Web developers, web designers and project managers. Luke talks about the amazing growth of mobile, the user experience improvements you’ll discover as you embrace the mobile constraints such as the screen size, and then he talks about th Part 2 How to go Mobilewhile not wildly technical, focused on the considerations on how to go mobile.


Designing for mobile first not only prepares you for the explosive growth and opportunities in this space, it forces you to focus and enables you to innovate.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. And so they seek fist the mobile site because they find it easier to use and more focused. I get used to the photoshop and absolutely love the tool. While there are no hard and fast answers, there are plenty of links to follow up on the topic and For any business or tech-related book I purchase, as long firsst I get one good idea from it, I consider it worth the purchase price.

Mobilw provides research on the user-experience side of things, like how people use mobile sites and what movile expectations and frustrations are. You can learn more about Luke’s thought leadership by visiting his site, www.

This is not a book of code, so don’t expect to find ‘how-to’ instructions on where to begin. Feb 25, Miguel rated it liked it Shelves: Paperbackpages. Wroblewski is adept at presenting a balanced, carefully researched position, and extrapolating sensibly around such things as device penetration, capability, and trends around data usage.

People are increasingly fed up with the sheer amount of crap that they have to deal with on web pages. The main purpose of this book is to convince you, the developer, and perhaps your boss, client, etc to develop on the web for a general mobile experience. Aug 11, Grant Baker rated it really liked it. Don’t just port and rethink things for a small screen.

I was already interested in developing mobile-first, but the first section of the book makes a solid case for it and provides enough statistics to help mobie convince other people. But I am happy to start with the mobile first so I am able to notice the contraints of the mobile device and thinking of how to make site responsive in the design stage.

You should read this book.

The book promises no code and to keep things short; it delivers on both promises.

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