Engineering Fitness

Design

Keep it Simple and SMART (KiSS)

Authors: Jared Fuchs, Melody Spencer, Sukhendu Chakraborty Introduction:  As part of the e-commerce and tools team at Fitbit one of our missions is to enable other teams by providing an extensible framework for surfacing device/application data to whoever needs it. Towards that goal, we have provided a common set of APIs that any team...

Bridging the Gap Between Design and Engineering

If you visit sites such as dribbble.com or behance.net you will note that there are a multitude of design mockups posted that look spectacular, but you rarely see apps in that style in the app store. There are a variety of reasons for this. For one, a gorgeous design mockup can quickly fall apart when faced with real world data, usability issues...