Mustafa Kurtuldu

Designer vs Developer #12: How the Web Competes with Native

This is the last episode from Google Design Advocate Mustafa Kurtuldu’s YouTube and podcast series aimed at improving understanding between designers and developers. In this episode he speaks to Matt Gaunt, a Developer Programs Engineer on the Google Developers Relations Team, about progressive web apps and the challenges web developers face when compared to their native counterparts.

Designer vs Developer #11: Designing for the Next Billion Users

Mustafa Kurtuldu’s Designer vs Developer series seeks to foster greater understanding between the two camps. Released every two weeks, each episode deals with a different issue, from effective collaboration to whether too much testing and data ruins the creative process. Here’s episode 11: For each episode, Kurtuldu writes an accompanying essay inspired by the discussion: Designing in […]

Designer vs Developer #10: How to become a designer

In the latest episode of Google Design Advocate Mustafa Kurtuldu’s YouTube and podcast series aimed at improving understanding between designers and developers, he talks to Yasmine Evjen, a Design Advocate on the Google Design Relations Team, about learning design skills and debate whether technical expertise helps or hinders the creative process.

Designer vs Developer # 8: Preserving Design’s past

In the eighth episode of Designer vs Developer, Google Design Advocate Mustafa Kurtuldu speaks to Addy Osmani, a Senior Staff Developer Programs Engineer on the Google Developer Relations Team, about how to design a great performance and speak about about Flash and days gone by.

Designer vs Developer #7: Becoming a creative coder

This is the seventh episode of designer vs developer, Google Design Advocate Mustafa Kurtuldu’s YouTube and podcast series aimed at improving understanding between designers and developers looks at the craft of coding. He speaks to Mariko Kosaka, a Developer Advocate on the Google Developers Relations Team, about the art she creates with code and how developers can embrace the notion of making something that isn’t necessarily useful but still has value.

Designer vs Developer #6: Building new tools for designers and developers

The sixth episode of Google Design Advocate Mustafa Kurtuldu’s YouTube and podcast series aimed at improving understanding between designers and developers looks into whether design tools prevent us from discovering the truth. In this episode he speaks to Surma, a Developer Advocate on the Google Developer Relations Team, about whether the design tools we use are fit for purpose

Designer vs Developer #5: Who is responsible for design?

The fifth episode of Google Design Advocate Mustafa Kurtuldu’s YouTube and podcast series aimed at improving understanding between designers and developers looks into where the design responsibility lies, and in conversation with Developer Programs Engineer Sérgio Gomes asks why developers don’t design

Designer vs Developer #4: are designers born or made?

The fourth episode of Google Design Advocate Mustafa Kurtuldu’s YouTube and podcast series aimed at improving understanding between designers and developers looks at nature versus nurture and, in conversation with developer Paul Lewis, asks whether design ability is innate or learned

Designer vs Developer #3: how the language of print is limiting design for the web

Designing ‘pages’, ‘articles’ and worrying about what sits ‘below the fold’: most of the language we use to describe content on the web is derived from print. Would new terminology help free us to exploit the web’s full potential? asks Google Design Advocate Mustafa Kurtuldu in the third episode of his YouTube and podcast series aimed at improving understanding between designers and developers

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