The experts carried out a detailed comparison of APIs Apple Maps and Google Maps




The project UX Launchpad designers from Washington conducted a detailed comparison of user interfaces Apple Maps and Google Maps. Experts have studied all aspects of the design mapping applications, evaluating design principles on which policy decisions are based Apple and Google.

For example, the experts found that the Google Maps application 620,814 pixels “usable area”, while, as in Apple Maps 7% less – 588 800 pixels. At the same time, experts do not consider it a great advantage, since the program offers a completely different algorithms interact with geospatial data.

“The elements of design are never on their own, they are always connected in a single composition, a subordinate one idea – the authors say UX Launchpad. – In this case, any decision is a compromise. Every thing you simplify, can complicate other aspects. There is no such thing as the right design. However, you can learn a lot by studying the work of experts in the field of design, using different approaches. ”

UX Launchpad – this one-day courses for developers in Seattle. The creators of the project are the designer of Twitter and John Bell Williams Hechle, head of design Omni Group and author of Learning iOS Design. A detailed comparison of Apple Maps and Google Maps published on the website Medium.





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