Cloud Out Loud Podcast via Engine Yard

[ Posted originally @ http://www.engineyard.com/podcast/s01e44-vince-baskerville ] I was given the honor for being apart of the Cloud Out Loud podcast seriers from Engine Yard. For a bit under 20 minutes Chris Tosswill and I discussed what TripLingo is and what I do there, why I love mobile development, my longstanding passion for data driven design, and[…]

Seriously… what the hell is this UX stuff?

User Experience probably isn’t what you think. Lets clear up some misconceptions. Having been a developer for many years, I wanted to evolve into something more.There was a disconnect between what I was developing, the client’s requests and then the users actual feedback — which would often go ignored. Thus began my process of following[…]

Designing great UX via Appcelerator Titanium @ CodeStrong 2011

Slidedeck: http://www.slideshare.net/vince.baskerville/uxd-codestrong Above is the video of my presentation and slidedeck for the Appcelerator CodeStrong event this year. This presentation will give an overview of some of the many accepted methods of creating a great User Experience on mobile devices. While developing an application for a mobile device, we recognize many of the ‘physical’ differences,[…]

Designing our mobile experience

[ Posted originally @ TripLingo.com/blog ] Application development is no small task. To do it well, companies typically start with a long and meticulous planning process for its development. Even using an “agile & lean” approach, a successful launch often follows a trajectory of build, test, have a beta release so you can conduct usability[…]

Give users what they need; not what they ask for

I <3 Data & you should too! Most companies, and people, still have a difficult time giving value to UX (User Experience). It is still a very misunderstood field. Personally, I don’t claim to admit knowing everything. However, this post is to help those get better acquainted. Either to seek help from a professional, or[…]

Introduction to Appcelerator Titanium

Everyone and their mother is looking to get into the Mobile space. It’s an almost ever expanding market right now that’s just ripe for the picking. Well not entirely. Anyhow, if you believe that you have a decent enough idea and would love to tap into the millions of people using an iPhone or an[…]

Awesome free children’s e-book: Tom the tortoise

My negative is your positive Unfortunately I just really don’t have the time to fully commit to finishing this awesome and fun interactive children’s ebook/ iPad app. I thought I could at-least share with you all (free, but for a tweet) what I currently have and see how you all like it. I personally don’t have[…]