on the iphone x and ios 12 gestures

Conceptually, I still miss the home button a bit – there was something nice about how it was “out of band” from every app-interaction  – it was kind of reassuring that to know you were communicating directly with the device, and unlike a gesture it was tough to do accidentally. Also, the home button was always trivial to locate, no matter how you were holding the phone – if an app has switched into landscape mode, even though there’s that marker line, the direction to swipe might not be instantly clear… More at Kirk’s UI Dev Blog.

Good stuff as ever from Kirk.

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