Criticism and Two Way Streets A post by Jason Fried titled “Give it 5 minutes” reminded me of a great technique I learned about from Bill Buxton. Bill is a Principal Researcher in Microsoft where his main role focuses on designing a company that permits great design to happen. As many have learned to their peril, it’s not simply a case of just dumping talent in a room full of Ikea furniture. Teamwork Projects Pricing - Teamwork.com Can I cancel, upgrade, or downgrade later? Of course, no problem - Teamwork Projects is a monthly service and you can cancel, upgrade, or downgrade any time. Which methods of payment do you accept? Screw the Power Users I designed HomeSite and TopStyle for power users. Only power users would want to edit HTML & CSS by hand, so I made sure to cater to them. Those products were filled with features and tool buttons, and their settings dialogs contained dozens of geeky options. Customers liked them that way.
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Top Bar Build With HTML Classes The top bar is a pretty complex piece of magical UI goodness. We rely on many presentational classes to define its look and feel, and there's a lot happening in the JS. The top bar is hoverable by default, but you can change it to use click events instead by adding data-options="is_hover: false" to the <nav> element. If you have a hoverable topbar, it will close itself on click by default, but this behavior can be prevented by setting data-options="dropdown_autoclose: false". See an example below. Rarely say yes to feature requests - Inside Intercom Here’s a simple set of Yes/No questions that you can quickly answer before you add another item to your product roadmap. Saying yes to a feature request – whether it’s a to an existing customer, a product enquiry, a teammate, or a manager – is immediately rewarding. It’s an unspoken transaction where you barter long term product focus in exchange for short term satisfaction. Buying short term joy for the cost of long term pain is the human condition.
Dropdown Buttons Dropdown Button Disabled Dropdown Button Basic Designing products for single and multiplayer modes The first million people who bought VCRs bought them before there were any movies available to watch on them. They just wanted to “time shift” TV shows – what we use DVRs for today. Once there were millions of VCR owners it became worthwhile for Hollywood to start selling and renting movies to watch on them. Eventually watching rented movies became the dominant use of VCRs, and time shifting a relatively niche use. Thus, a product that eventually had very strong network effects* got its initial traction from a “standalone use” – where no other VCR owners or complementary products needed to exist.
A Product Manager’s Musings A Product Manager’s Musings A Product Manager is a strange occupation in Silicon Valley. You’re the mini CEO. But not really. You’re the jack of all trades but master of none. 10 Best jQuery and HTML5 Media Players Back in the day, people used flash videos on their sites, since flash was pretty much the only option of showing videos. But now everyone wants a wider support for playing videos, supporting multiple audio and video formats, player lists, adjustable controls, auto aspact ratio video etc… All these features can be accessed by making the use of jQuery plugins and HTML5 in which you can provide means of using audio and video in simple ways. Check out our roundup of 10 best jQuery and HTML5 player tutorials below! Enjoy!