Twitter layoffs, meeting fatigue, Taylor Swift’s AI, Apple accessibility

Weekly curated resources for designers — thinkers and makers. “Any of us could face what our colleagues at Twitter faced yesterday. Some of us already have, and some of us will in the future, especially if you stick around the profession long enough. It’s a good reminder that, whether we realize it or not, we’re in this together. We… Continue reading Twitter layoffs, meeting fatigue, Taylor Swift’s AI, Apple accessibility

Ask a UXR #2: introducing user research to an organization

On asking the existential questions about a UXR’s purpose, being a thought partner, and bringing questions, not just answers This is the second post in a bi-weekly UXR Q+A series. Submit your questions in the comments, or in this Google form, and it they may be answered in future posts. Follow “Ask a UXR” by subscribing… Continue reading Ask a UXR #2: introducing user research to an organization

Joe Tech Review: A Place to Submit your Startup

1 Share In the rapidly growing world of today, it is technology that has taken over our minds and lives. Have to go to the kitchen or have to use a new gadget to do a simple task, you cannot help but resort to some form of technology and get to work. In light of… Continue reading Joe Tech Review: A Place to Submit your Startup

4 Examples of Bad UI and How to Avoid Them

The easiest way to observe bad user interfaces is by keeping your eyes open. Every time you order something online, every time you visit a new website, every time you fill in a form, purchase a product or publish a post, think about how you’re being asked to perform that task. Where are the buttons… Continue reading 4 Examples of Bad UI and How to Avoid Them

Processing Incoming Request Data in Flask ― Scotch

In any web app, you’ll have to process incoming request data from users. Flask, like any other web framework, allows you to access the request data easily. In this tutorial, we’ll go through how to process incoming data for the most common use cases. The forms of incoming data we’ll cover are: query strings, form… Continue reading Processing Incoming Request Data in Flask ― Scotch

It’s not you, it’s your form

#4 Give certainty When designing a form, we should present users with all the information they need so they can navigate the form easily. Don’t keep them guessing or be ambiguous. The achievement of the goal should be clear and leave the user with the feeling that the task is (really) done. When examining the previous… Continue reading It’s not you, it’s your form

As a Designer I want better Release Notes

The perfect release note ???????? Finally what you’ve being waiting for. How you piece all this together, and it’s broken down for you in nothing more than plain text: The introduction. A short paragraph. Make this personal if appropriate. Eg. “Season greetings, everyone! You asked, Santa listened – this update is exactly what you ask for… Continue reading As a Designer I want better Release Notes

Web Design Workshop #36: Gateway Learning

Web Design Workshop is our regular community project where we ask readers to submit their work for your friendly, constructive criticism. It’s the perfect way to learn, offer opinions and have your own work critiqued! This week, something you may have already seen if you follow Dan Eden..   Rules of Engagement Play nice! We… Continue reading Web Design Workshop #36: Gateway Learning