Testing is a scary word

There has been some discussion in the UX community the last few years on what to call the activity that’s arguably the most important one in the UX-toolkit. Ten years ago basically everyone said “user testing”. Then someone thought: Hey! We have a problem with users feeling uncomfortable being tested. Calling it user testing makes… Continue reading Testing is a scary word

Popular Design News of the Week: February 22, 2021 – February 28, 2021

Everyday design fans submit incredible industry stories to our sister-site, Webdesigner News. Our colleagues sift through it, selecting the very best stories from the design, UX, tech, and development worlds and posting them live on the site. The best way to keep up with the most important stories for web professionals is to subscribe to… Continue reading Popular Design News of the Week: February 22, 2021 – February 28, 2021

Testing and Staging Environments in eCommerce Implementation

ECommerce implementation is not easy. It requires careful planning and execution from the developer’s part. One way to look into it is to ensure proper testing. In this article, we will look at the testing and staging environments in eCommerce implementation. Is SDLC enough? Is Testing Required? Before we go and do so, let’s quickly… Continue reading Testing and Staging Environments in eCommerce Implementation

9 Tips For An Effective Mobile App Design

Mobile applications with a compelling design strike a chord with users almost instantaneously. Achieving such a design, however, is anything but easy. Knowing this fact very well, we’ve collated this blog outlining several important mobile app design tips to help you break through the noise with your next app. Design is one of the most… Continue reading 9 Tips For An Effective Mobile App Design

How to Move into UX

The web designs are constantly evolving to ensure the user is attracted to the website and gets the best user experience. This evolution gives has improved versions of HTML, CSS, and Bootstrap. As the designs are becoming simpler and user friendly, the User Experience is also given as much importance. Payscale indicates an average of… Continue reading How to Move into UX

How to Test a Website Before Launching to the Public

Have you been toiling away on your website for the past several months? Before you launch that bad boy, click here to learn how to test a website first. Launching a new website can be exciting. It’s important that you don’t let your excitement overpower your rational thinking. No matter how excited you are in… Continue reading How to Test a Website Before Launching to the Public

Testing Components in React Using Jest: The Basics

What You’ll Be Creating Testing code is a confusing practice for many developers. That’s understandable because writing tests requires more effort, time, and the ability to foresee possible use cases. Startups and developers working on smaller projects usually favor ignoring tests altogether because of the lack of resources and manpower.  However, there are a couple… Continue reading Testing Components in React Using Jest: The Basics

Designing A Crypto Website

Cryptocurrencies have amassed a lot of attention around them, and the more banks and tycoons fight them, the more people are intrigued to find out what exactly makes them so threatening to the rich. The truth is, technology is moving faster and soon, very few people will be walking around with hard cash. Bitcoin broke… Continue reading Designing A Crypto Website

How to Properly Load Test a WordPress Website

WordPress is without a doubt the most popular content management system in the history of the web. The power and versatility of the combination of technologies like SQL, PHP and web browsers have made it possible to produce a system that can be adapted for nearly any purpose including photo galleries, online comic books, and… Continue reading How to Properly Load Test a WordPress Website

JSON-Server as a Fake REST API in Frontend Development

Introduction Frontend development is changing day by day and we have to learn a lot more stuff. When we start learning a new framework or library, the first thing that is recommended to build a todo list which helps in doing all CRUD functions. But there is no solid backend/library available to make use of… Continue reading JSON-Server as a Fake REST API in Frontend Development

What You Need To Do To Be A Great UX Designer

The concept of user experience design is a relatively new idea, and now it is an appropriate time to find a way of defining it, by identifying UX design skills and by looking at how these need to be put into practice. In design terms, everything that goes into user experience can make UX a… Continue reading What You Need To Do To Be A Great UX Designer

12 Best Meteor Tools For Developers

Are you a developer who is looking for some free to use meteor tools? Well, if your answer is yes, then you are lucky enough to land on the right page. In this round up, we are presenting 12 best and extremely useful meteor tools for developers. Meteor tools or MeteorJS tools are very helpful… Continue reading 12 Best Meteor Tools For Developers

UX Vs UI: Discussing The Most Confusing Topic Of The 2015

Being into the development world, I have gone through the discussion over UX and UI a lot…well it is quite irksome at one point of time and quite daunting on the other, as it challenges your credibility. It is quite difficult to explain to people what is the difference between these two different terms that… Continue reading UX Vs UI: Discussing The Most Confusing Topic Of The 2015

Debugging and Testing your JavaScript with Vorlon.js

Vorlon.js is an open source, extensible, platform-agnostic tool for remotely debugging and testing your JavaScript. Powered by node.js and socket.io. You can install Vorlon.JS and add a single line of JavaScript to your web app. Run your server and start the Vorlon.JS dashboard. You can remotely connect up to 50 devices simultaneously. Run your code… Continue reading Debugging and Testing your JavaScript with Vorlon.js

How to Improve UX Design with A/B Testing

If you’ve kept up with design news the past 5-6 years then you should know about A/B testing. This is where two or more page designs are created and offered to a split percentage of visitors. Various metrics are tracked and designers can select a design style based on which features perform the best. It’s… Continue reading How to Improve UX Design with A/B Testing

Important tools you need for cross brower testing

There are a multitude of browsers that you can find right now on the market and, as a developer, you have to make sure that you test the site you created on as many as possible. However, you simply cannot test all existing browsers on all possible platforms, this is close to impossible. Because of… Continue reading Important tools you need for cross brower testing

Nibbler – A Free Tool for Testing Websites

Nibbler is a free tool for testing websites. Enter the address of any website and Nibbler will give you a report scoring the website out of 10 for key areas, including accessibility, SEO, social media and technology. Nibbler is fast and completely free. Nibbler uses “Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-GB; rv:1.9.1.3) Gecko/20090824 Firefox/3.5.3″… Continue reading Nibbler – A Free Tool for Testing Websites

Time Saving Synchronised Browser Testing

When you’re making responsive websites, there’s a lot of tweaking and testing to do. BrowserSync makes your workflow faster by synchronising URLs, interactions and code changes across multiple devices. It’s wicked-fast and totally free. Your scroll, click, refresh and form actions are mirrored to browsers while you test. Browsers are automatically updated as you change… Continue reading Time Saving Synchronised Browser Testing

40 Placeholder Content Generators for Testing Project Layouts

Both websites and mobile projects often benefit from demoing content. But instead of spending your time slavishly copywriting, why not incorporate Lorem Ipsum as a method to generate filler text? Over the years many websites have popped up to offer variations on this filler content. Even static images can be embedded on-the-fly with these webapps.… Continue reading 40 Placeholder Content Generators for Testing Project Layouts

Browser Testing in the Cloud Redux

I’ve written quite a bit about browser testing solutions trying to help identify techniques and tools that make cross-browser development easier. My last article on the subject covered how to use BrowserStack to test any number of browsers all from one central tool; your own browser. I was on a Windows PC back then so… Continue reading Browser Testing in the Cloud Redux

20 Great Tools For Testing Your Website’s Usability

A site’s usability determines its effectiveness. If it loses the battle for usability, it won’t be able to attract a high amount of website traffic and suffer from increasing abandonment rates. In the cut throat world of the internet, such websites have no reason to be online. This is why designers must focus on building… Continue reading 20 Great Tools For Testing Your Website’s Usability