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Guidelines for Building Touch-friendly Sites - IEBlog - Site Home - MSDN Blogs

Guidelines for Building Touch-friendly Sites - IEBlog - Site Home - MSDN Blogs | UX Design : user experience and design thinking | Scoop.it

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.

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Article - User experience: A concept without consensus?

Article - User experience: A concept without consensus? | UX Design : user experience and design thinking | Scoop.it
Pour les plus anglophones d'entre vous, voici l'article présentant les résultats complets de l'enquête UX menée en 2012 auprès de 758 professionnels de l'UX dans pas moins de 35 pays ! "User experi...
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MetricsGraphics.js

MetricsGraphics.js | UX Design : user experience and design thinking | Scoop.it
MetricsGraphics.js is a library optimized
for visualizing and laying out time-series data. It provides a simple way to produce
common types of graphics in a principled, consistent and responsive way.
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A Guide To Conducting A Mobile UX Diagnostic - Smashing Magazine

A Guide To Conducting A Mobile UX Diagnostic - Smashing Magazine | UX Design : user experience and design thinking | Scoop.it
Lyndon Cerejo describes a process you can follow to evaluate a mobile UX, be it for an app or a website accessed on a mobile device. Read more to find out which steps to follow.
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Why Responsive Images Matter

Building enormous websites means us shifting the burden of our mistakes onto every single user that visits our site. It’s us saying that we’re willing to build something that isn’t for some users, because that’s most comfortable for us—no different from “best viewed in Internet Explorer 5.5” or “best viewed at 600x800,” but much more costly.
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Improving Your Information Architecture With Card Sorting: A Beginner's Guide - Smashing Magazine

Improving Your Information Architecture With Card Sorting: A Beginner's Guide - Smashing Magazine | UX Design : user experience and design thinking | Scoop.it
Information architecture (IA) is one of those buzzwords you’ve probably heard before. In this article, Pierre Croft discusses card sorting, a tried and true technique for doing just that, and also goes through some practical tips for running a card-sorting session.
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Axiomatic CSS and Lobotomized Owls

Axiomatic CSS and Lobotomized Owls | UX Design : user experience and design thinking | Scoop.it
Managing flow content can get unwieldy—too many class selectors can become a specificity headache, nested styling can get redundant, and content editors don’t always understand the presentational markup. Heydon Pickering offers an unexpected option for handling cascading styles more efficiently: a variation on the universal selector.
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Social Proof in the User Experience

Social Proof in the User Experience | UX Design : user experience and design thinking | Scoop.it
People are guided by other people’s behavior, so we can represent the actions, beliefs, and advice of the crowd in a design to influence users.
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Intertwingled: Information Changes Everything :: UXmatters

Intertwingled: Information Changes Everything :: UXmatters | UX Design : user experience and design thinking | Scoop.it

“Culture is a powerful, hidden force, highly resistant to change. That’s why, to make systems better, we must start by mapping culture."

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When to Use Which User-Experience Research Methods

When to Use Which User-Experience Research Methods | UX Design : user experience and design thinking | Scoop.it
20 user-research methods: where they fit in the design process, whether they are attitudinal or behavioral, qualitative or quantitative, and their context of use.
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Thoughts on Pagination | CSS-Tricks

Thoughts on Pagination | CSS-Tricks | UX Design : user experience and design thinking | Scoop.it
I've had some disparate thoughts regarding pagination lately, so I thought I'd attempt to organize them in a post. That's how blogging works right? Consist
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Form Usability: Validations vs Warnings - Articles - Baymard Institute

Form Usability: Validations vs Warnings - Articles - Baymard Institute | UX Design : user experience and design thinking | Scoop.it

There’s a major difference between form validations and warnings. Form validations enforce a set of rules and won’t allow the user to proceed, while warnings alert the user about possible problems but will allow them to proceed.

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8 Ways to Identify Unmet Customer Needs: Measuring Usability

Innovation comes from identifying customers' needs and meeting them. Easy to understand. Hard to do.

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Getting Inside Your Users’ Heads: 9 Interviewing Tips :: UXmatters

“The best interviews are guided conversations—never rigid Q&A sessions. Try to learn as much as you can about participants before you meet them….”

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The Death of Lorem Ipsum & Pixel Perfect Content | Brad Frost

Dave addresses the frustrations of our web design and development process, and how a pattern-driven workflow can help.

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Le modèle de l'UX d'Hassenzahl

Le modèle de l'UX d'Hassenzahl | UX Design : user experience and design thinking | Scoop.it
Le modèle de l'expérience utilisateur proposé par Marc Hassenzahl (Folkwang University of Arts, Essen, Allemagne) est un classique de la recherche en UX. Ce modèle définit les éléments clés de l'UX...
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Responsive Images in Practice

Responsive Images in Practice | UX Design : user experience and design thinking | Scoop.it
When we design responsively, our content elegantly and efficiently flows into any device. All of our content, that is, except images. For years, we’ve catered to users with the highest-resolution screens by sending giant images to everyone. No longer. Eric Portis takes us through the new picture element and other attributes to let us mark up multiple, alternate sources. Find out how to use responsive images now: send the best image for each context, cut down on page weight, and speed up performance.
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The Psychology Behind Information Dashboards | UX Magazine

The Psychology Behind Information Dashboards | UX Magazine | UX Design : user experience and design thinking | Scoop.it

Any product that has an information dashboard as one of its key offerings should keep the psychological needs of its end users in mind. Users like being in control, they have a limited short-term memory, and they love things that are simple. These three factors should form the foundation of all dashboard designs. Understand your user’s requirements and add in your design best practices and you have the ingredients for creating the perfect information dashboard.

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Reducing Abandoned Shopping Carts In E-Commerce - Smashing Magazine

Reducing Abandoned Shopping Carts In E-Commerce - Smashing Magazine | UX Design : user experience and design thinking | Scoop.it
67.91% of online shopping carts are abandoned. Keir Whitaker shows how to convert these “warm leads” into paying customers for our clients.
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User Experience Is a Feeling :: UXmatters

“If you start with the idea that user experience is a feeling, you’ve already made progress toward really understanding user experience.”

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8 Ways to Identify Unmet Customer Needs: MeasuringU

Innovation comes from identifying customers' needs and meeting them. Easy to understand. Hard to do.

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A Front-End Developer's Ode To Specifications - Smashing Magazine

A Front-End Developer's Ode To Specifications - Smashing Magazine | UX Design : user experience and design thinking | Scoop.it
Dmitriy Fabrikant explains what design blueprints are (also called design specifications, or specs) and how they improve the user experience and achieve satisfied clients and customers.
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User Experience, Entrepreneurship, and Redesigning Democracy: An Interview with Dirk Knemeyer :: UXmatters

“The biggest gap for User Experience at the moment is a broad understanding and integration of UX into companies. For example, UX should be a partner to product management and development, not subservient to either.”—Dirk Knemeyer

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Balancing Product UX and Lean Execution : Dealing with these competing priorities at each stage of product development | UX Magazine

What matters more: killer UX that makes people want to use your product, or shipping the things people want quickly and staking down a huge share of the market? 

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Centering in CSS: A Complete Guide | CSS-Tricks

Centering in CSS: A Complete Guide | CSS-Tricks | UX Design : user experience and design thinking | Scoop.it
Centering things in CSS is the poster child of CSS complaining. Why does it have to be so hard? They jeer. I think the issue isn't that it's difficult to d
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