Show/Hide Groups vs. Card Transitions on Mobile
scott at tactilemedia.com
Fri May 17 15:23:03 CDT 2013
What do you want to know?
In theory, showing/hiding groups could perform better than doing a full
card transition because the region to be updated is smaller than the card.
You may need to play with enabling or disabling accleratedRendering if
performance is poor.
Remember that you can also restrict card transitions to a defined rect,
which is key for any UI that includes fixed controls (i.e. navbar,
toolbar). You don't want your fixed controls scrolling out of view during
a transition. Unfortunately, we can't (yet?) combine multiple visual
effects to achieve the combination of scroll+dissolve that takes place on
iOS, and sometimes Android. This is sorely needed to provide
native-looking user experience.
Tactile Media, UX/UI Design
On 5/17/13 12:44 PM, "Mike Kerner" <MikeKerner at roadrunner.com> wrote:
>Before I spend all weekend playing with this, has anybody done any
>experiments on showing and hiding groups on cards instead of doing
>transitions between cards on mobile? I'm specifically wondering about
>folks using MobGUI or tmTools, which I would imagine require more
>than projects that don't use those skinning tools.
>The main thing that I'm wondering about is transition speed. Some of the
>card transitions on mobile are...pokey.
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