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Issue #88 — 17 Aug '16

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“Onboarding is the new conversion”. Sit back with a cuppa and watch Des Traynor dish great advice about why onboarding matters so much to the success of your product, and what to focus on to improve it.

ALL ABOARD

Product Vs. Marketing Illustration

Using Shopify as an example Meg Robichaud takes us through the different types of illustrations used by software companies while sharing practical tips on where product and marketing illustration should deviate.

SPOT THE DIFFERENCE

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What You See is What You Use

Is that feature you’re designing a roof deck or a patio? Using this living space analogy Julie Zhuo explains why visibility matters in product design.

DON'T HIDE IT

Product Tours: When to Use Which UI Pattern

Coach Marks, Tooltips, Modal Windows or Hotspots – learn the difference and the pros and cons of each.

TAKE A TOUR

Communicating Animation

An in-depth look at developing an animation language and the variety of ways you can go about exploring and communicating animation with the rest of your team.

GET MOVING

Everything you ever wanted to know about WeChat

What would you get if you combined Facebook, WhatsApp, Amazon and banking into one app? Get an insight into the biggest app you probably don’t use, but really should understand.

LOOK AT THE SIZE OF THAT THING

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Speed up your workflow with Atomic's Sketch Plugin

It's now a whole lot faster to turn your Sketch designs into interactive prototypes with custom motion.

GET THE PLUGIN

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