Crank Storyboard Best Practices - Vol. 2

Improving Embedded GUI Development Efficiency Using a Collaborative Workflow

Crank Software whitepaper on how to improve embedded GUI development efficiency using a collaborative workflow

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How can developers and designers iterate faster?

Taking advantage of all Crank Storyboard has to offer means understanding its workflows and deciding how to best fit them into your workday.

From collaboration and hardware testing techniques to understanding the architecture of Storyboard applications, this best practices guide helps you boost embedded GUI development efficiency to deliver higher-quality user experiences fast.



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We've created this guide because the benefits of collaboration, rapid validation, and development efficiency have helped our customers deliver better UX under demanding timelines.



In this best practices guide, you will learn: 
Person building an embedded GUI on a laptop


Collaboration techniques between developers and designers

Bridging the gap between the skills, goals, and tools of different people can be challenging. Storyboard is purpose-built to help developers and designers achieve their best through common workflows and powerful features that streamline the iterative UX development process.

Export configurations window in Crank Storyboard


Storyboard application architecture

Fostering collaboration between designers and developers requires understanding the Storyboard application structure and the conventions used to update the GUI based on design changes, hardware testing, and performance optimization.

Export configurations window in Crank Storyboard
Person using Storyboard to measure hardware performance


Hardware testing techniques

The best way to tell if your embedded GUI works or not is to test it on the actual hardware platform. Storyboard provides tools and visualizations to help you deploy, iterate, and measure performance of your application on hardware.


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