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Learn Web Design, Web Development, and iOS Development - Treehouse. Web Design Tutorials. Codrops. Best Open Source Resources for Web Developers. Free Online Resources For Developers, Designers and Photographers @Smashing Hub. 10 Usability Tips Based on Research Studies. We hear plenty usability tips and techniques from an incalculable number of sources.

10 Usability Tips Based on Research Studies

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" The idea that users will get frustrated if they have to click more than three times to find a piece of content on your website has been around for ages.

Logically, it makes sense. But why the arbitrary three-click limit? In fact, most users won’t give up just because they’ve hit some magical number. Source: User Interface Engineering. Critical thinking web. We have over 100 online tutorials on different aspects of thinking skills.

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They are organized into modules listed below and in the menu above. Our tutorials are used by universities, community colleges, and high schools around the world. The tutorials are completely free and under a Creative Commons license. More info We are currently updating the website. Maintained by Joe Lau, Philosophy Department, University of Hong Kong. Companion textbook An Introduction to Critical Thinking and Creativity: Think More, Think Better. Free Web Design Articles, Web Design Tutorials & Web Design Resources. How to Get 5 Million People to Read Your Website [VIDEO] The Next Web - International technology news, business & culture.

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10 Useful Usability Findings and Guidelines - Smashing Magazine

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. Form Labels Work Best Above The Field A study by UX Matters1 found that the ideal position for labels in forms is above the fields. 2Tumblr3 features a simple and elegant sign-up form that adheres to UX Matter’s recommendation.

Positioning labels on the left also poses another problem: do you left-align or right-align the labels? 2. People instinctively notice other people right away when they come into view. Eye-tracking heat map of a baby looking directly at us, from the UsableWorld study4. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Articles. 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. This is because we rarely think about these things — we feel them instead. Read more... Designing for the Mind Do you know what makes a design good? Read more... The Process of Creativity.

Peter Kröner, Webdesigner & Frontendentwickler. Wenn ich Programmierern, die bisher mit Webentwicklung eher wenig am Hut hatten, JavaScript nahebringe, fange ich gerne mit den Bad Parts, den WTFs und den Wats an.

Peter Kröner, Webdesigner & Frontendentwickler

Dann haben wir den unangenehmen Teil schnell hinter uns, ein paar Vorurteile werden bestätigt und Witze kann man damit auch schön reißen. Dass JS auch ein paar sehr feine Eigenschaften hat, kommt dann nach und nach von selbst zum Vorschein. Allerdings schickt sich ECMAScript 6 an, dieses Vorgehen in Zukunft zu erschweren, denn dort steht natürlich die Beseitigung (oder zumindest Abschwächung) der Bad Parts ganz oben auf der Agenda und eine dieser Maßnahmen zur WTF-Reduzierung sind Features rund um Funktionsparameter da ist der Aufräumbedarf nämlich besonders hoch. Fehlende Features und das Arguments-Problem In JavaScript ist in Sachen „Bedienkomfort und Funktionsparameter“ viel Luft nach oben. Var fn = function(x){ if(typeof x === 'undefined'){ x = 42; }} Das funktioniert einigermaßen, ist aber alles andere als komfortabel.