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Which Comes First: Functional or Usability Testing?

Which Comes First: Functional or Usability Testing? | web development | Scoop.it
To be clear, this post is not about whether functional testing is more important than usability testing, or vice versa.

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Marisa Chiulli's curator insight, February 22, 2013 9:59 AM

To be clear, this post is not about whether functional testing is more important than usability testing, or vice versa. That’s like asking your parents whether they love you or your brother more; there’s no right answer. The better debate, in my opinion, is about which one should come first and why. And while some may throw the chicken and the egg debate into the argument, or argue that functional testing is the starting point of developing good software, I hope to convince you that usability testing should always come first.

 

To play devil’s advocate for a moment, I agree that you cannot ‘fully test’ usability without partially-written code that invokes user feedback. Using this argument of developing bits and pieces of the app first, you would then need to test its functionality prior to its usability and user experience – that makes sense. However, let’s borrow an analogy from the world of construction for a minute. Do construction workers lay out a building’s foundation before referencing a set of blueprints and guidelines? And do building blueprints stem from the whim of an architect? The answer to both is a resounding no.

 

So how does this analogy relate to testing? Well, just as specs are typically developed before a single line of code is written, usability testing should begin well before specs are developed – typically in the requirements-gathering phase of your SDLC. This type of usability testing, however, may not be what comes to mind when you first think of usability testing. Instead of interacting with a complete or partially-developed app, usability testing at this level can begin with digital or pen and paper wire-framing. It can also begin with A/B mockups and intended workflows that can be test-driven by a set of end users. Inputs from your users at this point in the SDLC can better inform where to even begin with design and workflows of your app. In other words, move your usability testing further upstream to minimize potential reworking of code downstream. This enables you to minimize time spent on reworking design and code, or even worse, sticking with poor usability because of time and cost constraints.

 

 

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HTML5 Challenges and Best Practices - YouTube

With the benefits of HTML5 come specific challenges for testing. We look at these challenges and best practices around solving these.
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Ecommerce Web Development Process begins with Planning

Ecommerce Web Development Process begins with Planning | web development | Scoop.it
Simplicity is a part of Ecommerce Website Design and Development Process; here it starts with planning and ends with hosting.

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sunilkarki's curator insight, March 18, 2014 7:48 AM

planning is the key

 

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Web design inspiration: 35 examples of CSS

Web design inspiration: 35 examples of CSS | web development | Scoop.it

Check out these great examples of CSS brought to you by Jenn Lukas of Happy Cog. From bespoke agency sites to online shops, you'll find tons of inspiration here!

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anfisbema's curator insight, April 12, 2013 7:33 AM

Enlaces a sitios web desarrollados con CSS accesibles, que siguen los estándares, se cargan rápido y funcionan bien. Originales y bonitos. Muy recomendable.

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Learn CSS With Our New Bundle - Tuts+ Web Design Article

Learn CSS With Our New Bundle - Tuts+ Web Design Article | web development | Scoop.it
Across six courses with more than 13 hours of video, you'll learn the terminology needed to work with CSS, how to organise your CSS using SMACCS, the advanced features available with LESS, and how to build a coming ...
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Web services tutorial: What is a web service? | lynda.com

At the heart of modern web application architectures are web services, which drive communication on the web. Explore web services in depth in this tutorial. ...
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Murach's ASP.NET 4.5 Web Programming with VB 2012, 5th Edition - PDF Free Download - Fox eBook

Murach's ASP.NET 4.5 Web Programming with VB 2012, 5th Edition - PDF Free Download - Fox eBook | web development | Scoop.it
Murach's ASP.NET 4.5 Web Programming with VB 2012, 5th Edition PDF Free Download, Reviews, Read Online, ISBN: 1890774766, By Anne Boehm, Mary Delamater

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christopher's curator insight, January 1, 2014 3:27 AM

good ebook

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How to Create a Website Step 14 Verify your Website Usability

How to Create a Website Step 14 Verify your Website Usability | web development | Scoop.it
Users come to expect certain usability factors to be in a website inherently. When we see that a website doesn't follow those simple expectations and usability factors, it can elicit an emotional response.

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Responsive Website v. Native Mobile App - The Next Web

Responsive Website v. Native Mobile App - The Next Web | web development | Scoop.it
Many business owners and entrepreneurs struggle with whether they should design a responsive website that works across devices or focus exclusively on building a native mobile app. It's a difficult choice to make since both ...
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Responsive web design alistapart

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THeresponsive web design alistapart


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sunilkarki's curator insight, March 17, 2014 6:34 AM

The IT term in webdesign

basudev pokhrel's comment, March 19, 2014 7:59 PM
Hi sunil I found your scoops very informative specially those one related to flat design and responsive design. And yes modern audience come from various platforms so responsive design seems like mandatory.
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CSS Cheat Sheet (V2) - Web Development in Brighton - Added Bytes

CSS Cheat Sheet (V2) - Web Development in Brighton - Added Bytes | web development | Scoop.it
Overview. The CSS cheat sheet is a one-page reference sheet, listing all selectors (as of CSS 2.1) and properties. It includes a visual example of the box model, unit reference for CSS units and the various media types CSS makes allowance ...
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Eight reasons to jump on HTML5 now

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HTML 5 is the latest and modified edition of HTML which is used to create and present the content on the internet. Since its emergence, the features of HTML 5

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Dart : Structured web programming

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I hope this is the future of web programming http://t.co/VV4jGJCn , not more jQuery.

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