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Splitting a large UX into smaller components

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  • #16
    Re: Splitting a large UX into smaller components

    It's very easy for things to get lost in translation in a product in constant revision ( a good thing ).

    Stick with it and you will get the rewards.
    Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
    Albert Einstein, (attributed)
    US (German-born) physicist (1879 - 1955)

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    • #17
      Re: Splitting a large UX into smaller components

      If your goal is to create an app your client can use on a plane, disconnected, then that's what you should work on... and toward. As Pete shows, building a connected application that delivers 500 rows at a time is very responsive. 1 million, 2 million, doesn't really matter since the sql backend is doing the work responding to a request by Alpha for 500 rows. Whether it's the first page or last page of a million rows... you're asking for 500 rows... so it will always be fast. The search, as shown, is server-side, so if you're returning a small number of rows it's going to be fast as well.

      Overall, you have to be very, very specific about what your development goals and plans are... what you want to deliver... what you need to deliver. And then build toward those goals.

      You can't have a disconnected application and have 500 rows at a time as totally acceptable... the 2 don't go together.

      There are at least 4 disconnected, large data solutions available for Alpha including File System Storage via Alpha, SQLite and noSQL.
      Last edited by Davidk; 07-17-2016, 10:10 PM.

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      • #18
        Re: Splitting a large UX into smaller components

        Well said David.
        Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
        Albert Einstein, (attributed)
        US (German-born) physicist (1879 - 1955)

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        • #19
          Re: Splitting a large UX into smaller components

          Hi, David I fully understand and agree.

          I had set myself the goal of making the connected web app have full functionality. The disconnected app was never going to have a mapping element. My agreed development route was to offer a number of "experiments" , an experiment can be less polished and just show the layout and functionality.

          The task I set myself was searchable "horizontals" with a full filter functionality. The "verticals" had no real meaning if there were not 4 750ml bottles of different years. This reduces the list to 500 lines. With verticals, it was worth having mapping and bottle labels just to give the page a little more interest.

          The client was not very interested in a dashboard, the wine is fairly static. Equally, he did not want to have a pretty landing page.

          One important function was to check the average and last price paid for a particular wine. This would generally be done on the iPhone 6.

          So as you can see a fairly simple application, the skin needs to be consistent across all devices whether offline or online.

          Producing a working app is say 40% of the project. It also needs to be fit for purpose in every use case. The last 40% is the UX/UI design and this is also causing me problems because of the way the French Laundry works.


          I am just sitting down to study Pete's video again.


          Thanks Guys.

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          • #20
            Re: Splitting a large UX into smaller components

            These Video's might help you..

            Video on some tricks.

            Video on background Images and opacity.
            Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
            Albert Einstein, (attributed)
            US (German-born) physicist (1879 - 1955)

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            • #21
              Re: Splitting a large UX into smaller components

              Thanks Pete

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