Friday, June 18th, 2010
Using the mobile Web with modern devices that give you the “full Web” and allow you to zoom in and out on the page (if zooming hasn’t been turned off of course).
Sam Stephenson (of Prototype and 37Signals fame) has taken on the problem of the sizing of controls. If you zoom out, normally, controls are smaller in the same proportion as the rest of the content. In reality, you want nice large controls that are tap friendly. This is where his device scale technique comes in:
He also talks about how he takes hover elements and makes them tappable to get the same item shown or hidden.
Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:04 am