Windows Bridge for iOS
Oct – May 2015, Developer Experience Design | Windows and Devices Group(WDG) | Microsoft
Windows Bridge for iOS is a project that allows iOS developers to bring their apps to Windows without re-writing the code. The solution compiles and builds Objective-C projects on Windows, using Visual Studio.
As a UX designer, I led the design effort all up, working closely with the engineering and program managers to deliver a portfolio of deliverables spanning iOS-to-Windows UI translation, controls mapping guidelines, Windows Dev Center design, Visual Studio tools/integration guidance, and created a comprehensive iOS dev journey as they bridge their iOS app to Windows. I also engaged with partner companies to provide design guidance.
As an experienced iOS developer who has published several iOS apps and written iOS programming book, I helped Dev and PM team to prioritize, develop, test, debug UI controls, app models and interactions. I contributed to the project via hands-on coding as well as documenting issues to GitHub,
Personally, I used Windows Bridge for iOS to my own projects – Pori Fashion Show and Typography Insight. They were featured at Microsoft Build 2016 developer conference and Iblogged takeaways and learnings.