a A is for app. Software that runs on a phone.
b B is for build. A test version of an app.
c C is for content. The stuff you read in an app like Flipboard.
d D is for design. Figuring out an app in advance.
e E is for em. Used for italics, dashes and units.
f F is for flow. The path you take through an app.
g G is for grid. An invisible aid to layout.
h H is for hamburger. A controversial UI icon.
i I is for intuitive. An app that's easy to use.
j J is for jpeg. An image format, but png is the one for apps.
k K is for kerning. The spacing between letters.
l L is for layout. The arrangement of elements in an app.
m M is for mobile. The kind of apps I design.
n N is for nachos. Good for a snack late at night.
o O is for operating. What the "O" stands for in iOS.
p P is for product manager. Every app needs a good one.
q Q is for query. Fancy term for a search term.
r R is for rgb. Red, green, blue.
s S is for sans serif. A typeface without little feet.
t T is for transition. How an app moves from view to view.
u U is for URL scheme. Shortcuts to stuff deep inside an app.
v V is for view. The app equivalent of a web page.
w W is for web view. How you display websites inside an app.
x X is for Xcode. The software for coding iOS apps.
y Y is for yes. Yes, I want an app designed.
z Z is for zebra. OK - I couldn't think of anything.
but i've been so busy designing my clients' apps, that i haven't had a chance to toot my own horn.
so, while i'm putting together examples of my work, i hope this app designer's alphabet will be some fun.
btw: if you want to get a project started right away, send an email or phone 403.256.2750.
p.s. pick your favorite jam.