July 17, 2012
Designing the Windows 8 Touch Keyboard

Another tome on the Windows 8 blog on Designing the Windows 8 touch keyboard, going into tons of detail on testing, metrics, and how they ended up with the design they have.

Best is this comment from “Swotboy2000”:

So you wrote this article basically to say “we’re going to have something VERY similar to the software keyboard from iOS”? Seems like you could have saved a lot of time and money on research just by copying.

It’s true, I admit I only skimmed the article, but I was looking at all the screenshots and looking for anything that’s different from iOS (other than the styling of the keyboard), and couldn’t really find it.

Posted by Arcterex at July 17, 2012 03:41 PM