LukeW | Web Application Form Design

In Layout, User Experience (UX) by bchesley0 Comments

Form Layouts When the time to complete a form needs to be minimized and the data being collected is mostly familiar to users (for instance, entering a name, address, and payment information in a check-out flow), a vertical alignment of labels and input fields is likely to work best. Each label and input field is grouped by vertical proximity and …

UI-Patterns.com

In User Experience (UX) by bchesley0 Comments

User Interface Design patterns User Interface Design patterns are recurring solutions that solve common design problems. Design patterns are standard reference points for the experienced user interface designer. via UI-Patterns.com. Good idea and nice presentation of UI patterns.

Don Norman, the first user experience professional…

In History & Futures, User Experience (UX) by bchesley0 Comments

1995: Don Norman, the first user experience professional An electrical engineer and cognitive scientist by trade, Don Norman joined Apple to help with the research and design of its upcoming line of human-centered products. He asked to be called “User Experience Architect,” marking the first use of the term in a job title. By this time Don Norman had also …

Technology Radar Digital Preview | ThoughtWorks

In CSS, Software Architecture, User Experience (UX) by bchesley0 Comments

A living CSS style guide is a page on your site that uses your current CSS styles and acts as a reference for all the currently available visual elements and design patterns. This helps to tightly integrate design into your delivery process by promoting co-ownership of the UI and avoids duplication of styling across your application. Styling changes are visible …

The Next UX Revolution: Transforming Stodgy Enterprise Applications Into Engaging Experiences | UX Magazine

In Software Architecture, User Experience (UX) by bchesley0 Comments

As consumer UX underwent a renaissance over the last decade, enterprise software stagnated with a design sensibility from the dial-up era.Usability—much less beauty—was never a priority for business software. All that mattered was that large and complex applications worked. What’s the point of tweaking and beautifying when basic functionality is challenging enough and all of your competitors are equally sub …

Stalk your users: Clicktale, userfly, and mouseflow review

In Analytics, User Experience (UX) by bchesley0 Comments

User recordings is what it comes down to: it is what by far gives me the most value. User recordings replicate my all-time favorite google analytics companion: real-life face-to-face user testing. Each service does this well. Watching thousands of user sessions is time consuming. Behavior repeats and watching it gets boring after a while. This is why you need statistics …