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We hear plenty usability tips and techniques from an incalculable number of sources. Many of the ones we take seriously have sound logic, but it’s even more validating when we find actual data and reports to back up their theories and conjectures. This article discusses usability findings of research results such as eye-tracking studies, reports, analytics, and usability surveys pertaining to website usability and improvements. You’ll discover that many of these usability tips will be common sense but are further supported with numbers; however, some might surprise you and change your outlook on your current design processes. 1. Forget the "Three-Click Rule"
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Working as a freelancer gives you a great freedom, but up until recently, you were still tied to your office or home computer. With the rapid spread of the wireless Internet and the launch of mobile devices such as iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touch, this has changed and now you can work sitting in your favorite coffee shop or from any spot in the World, as long there is an Internet connection. Listed below are 50 apps, which can help you stay in touch with your clients, send invoices, track your earnings, and on conduct business on the go. Tech King
60+ Killer Open Courseware Collections for Web Designers The Internet being what it is, web designers do not have a hard time finding resources. However, there are times when you have to call in the big guns. That's right, we're talking about university courses, and they cover everything from design theory to Internet culture.
Advertisement Everyone would agree that usability is an important aspect of Web design. Whether you’re working on a portfolio website, online store or Web app, making your pages easy and enjoyable for your visitors to use is key. Many studies have been done over the years on various aspects of Web and interface design, and the findings are valuable in helping us improve our work. Here are 10 useful usability findings and guidelines that may help you improve the user experience on your websites. 1.
A Craft Of Consequences: Reader, Writer And Emotional Design Before the very first page of a book has been read, you've already analyzed it in countless ways without even noticing. The paper stock, the thickness of the binding, the aroma, the color of the type and even the texture of the cover; the very character of the book is being dissected by the hand and eye at every moment. In this brief second there is a dialogue between the reader and the object. This conversation is subtle and complex, but for most people it is entirely subconscious.
Generators sind eins der Features von ECMAScript 6, die erhebliche Auswirkungen auf die tägliche JS-Programmierpraxis haben werden. So werden durch Generators vor allem asynchrone Operationen zum Kinderspiel; also genau jene Teile des JS-Alltags, die heutzutage im besten Fall nur mit lästiger Fummelei verbunden sind und im schlimmsten Fall mit dem Abgleiten in die callback hell enden. Da mittlerweile die ersten Browser und auch Node.js Generators implementieren, lohnt sich ein gründlicher Blick auf dieses neue Werkzeug bereits heute, denn wie gesagt: asynchrone Programmierung wird durch Generators extrem vereinfacht. Alles, was vorher in einer ünübersichtlichen Callback-Verschachtelung endete, kann mit dem neuen ES6-Feature und einem altbekannten JS-Pattern in übersichtlichen Sequenzen ausgedrückt werden. Klingt sehr kompliziert, ist es aber eigentlich gar nicht. Was ist ein Generator? Weblog • Peter Kröner, Webdesigner & Frontendentwickler