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10 Useful Web Application Interface Techniques

10 Useful Web Application Interface Techniques
Advertisement Today, too many websites are still inaccessible. In our new book Inclusive Design Patterns, we explore how to craft flexible front-end design patterns and make future-proof and accessible interfaces without extra effort. Hardcover, 312 pages. Get the book now! More and more applications these days are migrating to the Web. In the past we didn’t cover web applications the way we should and now it’s time to take a closer look at some useful techniques and design solutions that make web-applications more user-friendly and more beautiful. You may want to take a look at the following related articles: 1. Simplicity is important in user interface design. When you click on the search link in Kontain’s search box, a similar drop-down menu appears. One way of making things simpler is to hide or conceal advanced functionality. When you click on the search link in CollabFinder, you aren’t taken to a different page. 2. Another good example of this are sliders. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 9. 10. (al)

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15 Timeless Rules for Creating Intuitive Web Apps (With Examples) A web app that’s difficult to figure out, unintuitive, or inefficient is not going to win many hearts. But designing a user-friendly interface is hard. On top of the usual design problems like picking the right colours and creating a proper content structure, you need to also be aware of the bigger picture. Wondering if your app is really as user friendly as you think? Tired of trial sign-ups that never convert into paid customers? 12 Useful Techniques For Good User Interface Design - Smashing Magazine Advertisement Last week, we presented 10 Useful Web Application Interface Techniques471, the first part of our review of useful design trends in modern Web applications. Among other things, we highlighted embedded video blocks, specialized controls and context-sensitive navigation. We also encouraged designers to disable pressed buttons, use shadows around modal windows and link to the sign-up page from the log-in page. This post presents the second part of our review: 12 useful techniques for good user interface design in Web apps. We also discuss how to implement these techniques so that they are properly used.

The bane and choice of Rich Text Editors Monday, October 13th, 2008 <>p> Whenever Abe Fettig is in town I think about how painful his live has been working with rich text editors :) Stuart Atkinson has kindly done a roundup of the state of rich text editors, and it covers: UI Patterns and Techniques: Introduction Introduction There's nothing new here. If you've done any Web or UI design, or even thought about it much, you should say, "Oh, right, I know what that is" to most of these patterns.

20 Mobile User Interface Design for Your Inspiration Designers of mobile interfaces are becoming more prominent in today’s faced-paced web space. While mobile-optimized sites may lighten the burden on a site developer, some prefer building a full featured app instead. App designers and developers are in high demand now particularly in user interface. 19 Free Web UI Element Kits and Stencils User Interface is very important part of web and every web designers work hard in these elements to design a good mock-up. In this article we have listed the best 19 free Web UI kits and stencils. MobileMe Full iPhone GUI

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50 User Interface Design Tools A Web Designer Must Have The success of web applications and websites depends in how well designed the User Interface is. Designing a good user interface however is a very challenging process. A designer’s concepts and design decisions always affect the end users of the web site, application or generally any user interface or service he has designed. That is why, the dream of every designer is to deliver high quality, enjoyable and valuable experiences for the users. To achieve this goal, it is necessary that a web designer have a collection of web user interface resources and building blocks in his arsenal. There is a variety of User Interface resources that allows you as designer to access, redefine, and create a well crafted User Interface.

Good UI Design: Make It Easy, Show Me You Care - ReadWriteWeb When researching FuseCal this morning, one of the things that made it so appealing to try was the fact that you could just enter in a URL and see the service in action right away. No sign-up forms, no logins. This got us thinking about UI design as it applies to today's web services. Lately, it seems that less and less services are using sign-up least, they aren't requiring you to sign up right away in order to try them out. Instead, the trend seems to be to let you jump right in and get to work.

20 Beautiful UI & UX Designer Portfolios For Inspiration A modern world requires new rules and you just can’t be a successful graphic designer without a personal portfolio website. Even when it comes to mobile user interface or user experience, without the ability to showcase your skills, you will have a hard time acquiring clients. In that thought, we have collected a showcase of breathtaking UI & UX portfolios by a few talented designers and carefully chosen a few work examples that bring out their true genius. Best User Interface Design Resources: The Round-up at DzineBlog Learn how to earn $125 or more per hour as a freelancer - Click Here Looking for hosting?. We recommend MediaTemple for web hosting.

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