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Usabilla releases test templates to help you perfect your UX

Usabilla releases test templates to help you perfect your UX | Effective UX Design | Scoop.it
Usabilla, a usability startup that helps companies refine their user experience (UX) design, has just introduced a series of testing templates that enable marketers, designers, analysts ...
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20 Free Wireframe and Mockup Applications

20 Free Wireframe and Mockup Applications | Effective UX Design | Scoop.it

Mockup is the visual appearance of any website whereas the Wireframe deals with the contents and the functionality of the site.


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The Messy Art Of UX Sketching - Smashing UX Design

The Messy Art Of UX Sketching - Smashing UX Design | Effective UX Design | Scoop.it
As a UX professional, I sketch every day. I often take over entire walls in our office and cover them with sketches, mapping out everything from context scenarios to wire frames and presentations.
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Scrolling and Attention (Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox)

Scrolling and Attention (Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox) | Effective UX Design | Scoop.it
Web users spend 80% of their time looking at information above the page fold. Although users do scroll, they allocate only 20% of their attention below the fold.
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Storyboarding iPad Transitions - Boxes and Arrows: The design behind the design

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Transitions require thinking differently: Storyboarding iPad Transitions

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Designing for usability vs. motivation

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Keeping your site usable is like keeping your home clean; it’s all about hygiene. It only becomes a problem if the hygiene is bad. If not, good usability won’t even get noticed, but be taken for a given.

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What can we learn from children about UX and design?

What can we learn from children about UX and design? | Effective UX Design | Scoop.it
'What can we learn from children about UX and design?' posted by Philip Webb on 25 November 2011. Read day-to-day thoughts on user experience, web design & the digital sector.
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Questions to Ask Before Starting User Research

Questions to Ask Before Starting User Research | Effective UX Design | Scoop.it

Initial conversations with stakeholders reveal the most pressing research needs and constraints.

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Designing Apps for Kids | UX Magazine

Designing Apps for Kids | UX Magazine | Effective UX Design | Scoop.it

Suggestions for designing and devising apps for children to help ensure the apps are correctly used by preventing some common design issues.

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The road to web app success: prototypes and user tests | Feature | .net magazine

The road to web app success: prototypes and user tests | Feature | .net magazine | Effective UX Design | Scoop.it
Prototypes and user tests can make or break an app.
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Touch Screen Tech Responds To Different Parts Of The Hand @PSFK

Touch Screen Tech Responds To Different Parts Of The Hand @PSFK | Effective UX Design | Scoop.it
TapSense identifies and classifies different types of gestures allowing them to be assigned various functions on your device.
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10 Most Common Misconceptions About User Experience Design

10 Most Common Misconceptions About User Experience Design | Effective UX Design | Scoop.it
The term “user experience” has been getting a lot of play, but many businesses are confused about what it actually is and how crucial it is to their success.
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Metamemory and the User Experience | UX Magazine

Metamemory and the User Experience | UX Magazine | Effective UX Design | Scoop.it

The Internet has become an “external part” of our memory systems

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Stop Designing Pages And Start Designing Flows - Smashing UX Design

Stop Designing Pages And Start Designing Flows - Smashing UX Design | Effective UX Design | Scoop.it
Design flows that are tied to clear objectives allow us to create a positive user experience and a valuable one for the business we’re working for.
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20 free ebooks for designing user experiences / ux - keepitusable

20 free ebooks for designing user experiences / ux - keepitusable | Effective UX Design | Scoop.it
take a look at these free user experience / ux ebooks...

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All UX evaluation methods « All About UX

All UX evaluation methods « All About UX | Effective UX Design | Scoop.it

Alphabetical list of user experience evaluation methods

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Are You Meeting the User Experience Hierarchy of Needs? - UX Movement

Are You Meeting the User Experience Hierarchy of Needs? - UX Movement | Effective UX Design | Scoop.it
The hierarchy of needs is a theory in psychology proposed by Abraham Maslow describing the stages of growth in humans. But just like humans, interfaces go through different stages of growth too.
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Complexity and User Experience - Boxes and Arrows: The design behind the design

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Complexity and User Experience http://t.co/jzoe1yYY...
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Ultimate Collection of Printable Mobile Sketching Templates

Ultimate Collection of Printable Mobile Sketching Templates | Effective UX Design | Scoop.it

Sketching has proved to be my most valued tool for giving form to my ideas and allowing others to visually understand them. With pen and paper I have found that I am able to stay focused on some of the finer details that should be taken care of along with the general layout and functionality.


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Terry Patterson's comment, November 25, 2011 3:36 PM
This is great, Pedro. Thanks
Pedro Costa Neves's comment, November 25, 2011 4:51 PM
Thank you!
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Prototyping With The Grid 960 CSS Framework | Nettuts+

Prototyping With The Grid 960 CSS Framework | Nettuts+ | Effective UX Design | Scoop.it
Grid 960 is a CSS Framework that enables developers to rapidly prototype designs. They are excellent tools for creating mock ups. Why?
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The New Room Effect: Usability Is About Comfort | SpyreStudios

The New Room Effect: Usability Is About Comfort | SpyreStudios | Effective UX Design | Scoop.it
Over the years, I have read probably hundreds of usability tips and tricks. They all seem to give generally decent advice that are all blanket statements about usability.
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New Tech Helps Users Point And Seamlessly Connect With Multiple Surfaces @PSFK

New Tech Helps Users Point And Seamlessly Connect With Multiple Surfaces @PSFK | Effective UX Design | Scoop.it
PSFK spoke about the Future Of Gaming with the co-founder of teehan+lax, whose product let you control screens you encounter with your smartphone.
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