How to Make an App - Idea, Design & Development

Written by on Wednesday, May 24th 2017

Creating your own app can be quite simple if you understand three things very well:

  • The concept of your idea
  • The design and structure of your app
  • The development path of the project

From a standpoint of just starting to think about your app, all this may seem daunting. With this article I want to guide you through each step of the mobile app-building process, for iOS, Android or Web, from the ground up.
 
Polishing your idea, setting goals, prototyping and publishing it on the stores are some of the topics we will explore. Without further ado, let's dive into it!


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The Team’s Top Motivational Songs Playlist

Written by on Wednesday, May 17th 2017

In the weeks leading up to the release of GoodBarber 4.0, as you can imagine, there was quite a bit of animation at our headquarters and other offices, with a war mode, which consisted of daily stand up meetings, to perk us up in the morning and send us off with a boost in the evening as we watched the to do list shrink one or several tasks (striiiike) at a time!

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Agency Tips - How to take advantage of social media

Written by on Monday, April 24th 2017

If you’re a regular reader of the GoodBarber blog you’ve probably already spotted our Agency Spotlight series, where we shed light on agencies using GoodBarber to successfully create apps for their clients, a level of success to which you might be aspiring as well. To help you achieve this, we’ve put together a few guidelines, specifically when it comes to using social media to your advantage.

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Menu and secondary navigation

Written by on Wednesday, April 12th 2017

The Menu is used for secondary navigation within your app. Seven different concepts are available—each with its own advanced configuration options. Thanks to this amount of diversity, one of the strengths of GoodBarber 4.0, the Menu completes the Home, finely distributing traffic within the app.

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Modular home

Written by on Monday, April 10th 2017

The Home is the first screen of your app—and a very important one obviously. It is a pivotal element around which everything else falls into place. GoodBarber 4.0 introduces a modular system, ultra flexible, to manage the Home and make it the starting point of a unique user experience throughout your app.

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What does the V4 mean for resellers?

Written by on Friday, April 7th 2017

You’ve most likely noticed that recently there have been some big changes here—we’re thrilled to announce the release of the V4, the result of months of brainstorming and hard work to implement this big update. Maybe you’ve already tested the backend or maybe you’ve just seen the buzz everywhere; either way we know you have a lot of questions.


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What's new with GoodBarber 4.0?

Written by on Thursday, April 6th 2017

GoodBarber 4.0 is a real milestone in the evolution of GoodBarber. Improving the visibility of your content, offering a one-of-a-kind user experience regardless of the device used as well as introducing infinite flexibility to build your app interface, these have been our objectives when developing GoodBarber 4.0.

On top of that, let us not forget an underlying trend—how mobile and the touch interface have redefined the way we conceive modern graphic interfaces.

GoodBarber 4.0 is the embodiment of it all. With over 350 features to create native apps along with progressive web apps. And now, let’s take a look at the main innovations of GB4.

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GoodBarber 4.0 | Next Generation Apps

Written by on Monday, April 3rd 2017

Today, GoodBarber is getting a major update. GoodBarber 4.0 aims at revolutionizing the way you create apps.

In 10 years, apps have changed the way we use the web. A very limited space—a small screen—and a not so precise pointer—the finger—have pushed designers to come up with radically new user interfaces. Clean and intuitive, over the years, they’ve imposed their standards on larger screens.

These days, to keep the attention of a user, you must be able to deliver impeccable UX regardless of the device used, whether it's big or small. GoodBarber 4.0 tackles that challenge.

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PWAs - Technology Fundamentals and Powerful Use Cases

Written by on Wednesday, March 29th 2017

In this article we will dive deeper into 10 fundamental user experiences that make a Progressive Web App and take a look at some applications from companies that are already using this innovative way to build a website. These user experiences, promoted by Google, are the key characteristics to get an app-like experience, regardless of device or operational system.  This is the main goal of PWAs.

The web applications of Smashing Magazine, Flipkart, Walmart, The Washington Post and Product Hunt are great case studies to help understand how very specific aspects of this technology work and how it's helping businesses to succeed even more online. Let's dive into it!


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PWAs - Progressive Web Apps explained

Written by on Monday, March 20th 2017

In our last article we insisted on the growing influence mobile has on our every behavior, including desktop usage and expectations—an influence which has made room for a new concept, Progressive Web Apps. Today we will dig deeper into what makes up a PWA and how it operates.

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