Jakob Nielsen's Newsletter 10 Usability Heuristics for User Interface Design April 24, 1994 | Article: 2 minutes to readJakob Nielsen's 10 general principles for interaction design. They are called "heuristics" because they are broad rules of thumb and not specific usability guidelines. When to Use Which User-Experience Research Methods October 12, 2014 | Article: 8 minutes to readModern day UX research methods answer a wide range of questions. To know when to use which method, each of 20 methods is mapped across 3 dimensions and over time within a typical product-development process. Usability 101: Introduction to Usability January 4, 2012 | Article: 4 minutes to readWhat is usability?
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HTML Marquees Sometimes you might want your text or photos to continuously "scroll" across the screen. Or maybe you'd like it to zoom in from the side, then stay there. Or perhaps you'd like it to bounce back and forth across the screen. Designing Web Interfaces We just wrapped up last day of the IA Summit 2012 in lovely New Orleans. I have enjoyed wonderful food, drinks, company and speakers including Stephen Anderson , Josh Clark , Chris Risdon , Greg Nudelman, Nadine Schaeffer and Dan Brown. But one of the talks on Saturday, a panel called Taking the Plunge: Diving into Indie UX , left me gaping. The first section focused on design and design process and how it would be different if you are acting as an independent operator vs working within an agency or organization. I was shocked to hear the 4 panelists don’t collaborate with other designers or work with mentors because, as one said “ I’m a good designer, I don’t need help “.
A/B Testing: The Complete Guide - Visual Website Optimizer Start here for What is A/B Testing? A/B testing (sometimes called split testing) is comparing two versions of a web page to see which one performs better. You compare two web pages by showing the two variants (let's call them A and B) to similar visitors at the same time. What Is It Now available here in Finnish thanks to Oskari Laine, Helsinki, Finland. Mikä Computer Programming? And here is a Czech translation (provided by the autip.com team).
Guidelines for Building Touch-friendly Sites - IEBlog In Windows 8 Consumer Preview, IE10 enables fast and fluid multi-touch experiences on the Web. Most sites work fine with touch in IE10 with no changes to the site. This post provides four simple guidelines to ensure your customers who use touch can most effectively use your site. We’ve written before about how new input devices and touch screens make the Web more fun, interactive, and immersive.
What Is It? Berkeley Foundation for Opportunities in Information Technology Introduction to Programming What Is Computer Programming? *Note* In 2007, these lessons were significantly modified. *Note* This is a link to the new materials. This is a link to the new first lesson. Introduction Writing software, computer programs, is describing how to do something.