Archive for the 'Design Patterns' topic

Web App Masters: Designing for Interesting Moments

When we put together the Masters line-up for the Web App Masters Tour, Bill Scott was a “must have” on the docket. Bill is the master when it comes to web app design patterns. If you’re using advanced or “rich” interactions in your web applications, than you’re probably familiar with his book Designing Web Interfaces. […]

SpoolCast: Crumlish and Malone Design the Social In

As soon as we saw Erin Malone and Christian Crumlish’s new book, Designing Social Interfaces, we knew you’d want to hear about their rich collection of social patterns and principles.

SpoolCast: Interesting Moments with Bill Scott

Bill Scott chats with Jared Spool about rich interactions, his new book about them, and his deep history with them at Sabre, Yahoo! and now Netflix. Bill is one of the stellar presenters scheduled for all four cities on the UIE Web App Masters Tour.

The 2010 UIE Virtual Seminar Schedule

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SpoolCast: Interaction Design Frameworks Seminar Q&A Follow-up

Robert Hoekman, Jr. recently joined us for a Virtual Seminar on Interaction Design Frameworks, called, Web Anatomy: Interaction Design with Frameworks. The concept is a new one, and Robert and I are exploring and introducing the concept in new book due out shortly. The seminar (which is still available) was well-received, and we asked Robert back to help us answer some audience questions we did not have time to discuss during the seminar.

UIEtips: Components, Patterns, and Frameworks! Oh My!

I think we can all agree the most fun part of any design project is coming up with something nobody has ever thought to do before. These moments of innovation are exhilarating, getting the heart pumping and the adrenaline flowing. However, on most projects, they are few and far between. That’s because, even in the most innovative projects, the […]

So, What Are These IxD Frameworks Robert Hoekman, Jr. is Talking About?

An interaction design framework is a collection of patterns that make up an entire subsystem of your design. In your project, you’ll need to ensure you’ve got all the essential features along with those new, super-cool, hip capabilities that will dazzle your users. By using these interaction design frameworks, you’ll have a ready kit of […]

Web Anatomy: Effective Interaction Design with Frameworks

When starting a new design project, whether it’s a design-from-scratch or an upgrade beyond existing functionality, much of what we are about to do has been done before. How do you make sure you’ve got everything the user will expect? Even the most thought out design requirements (and most, unfortunately, aren’t too well thought out) […]

SpoolCast: Introducing Interaction Design with Frameworks

This week Robert Hoekman, Jr joins us to discuss a new design process he’s been developing called “Design Frameworks.” Drawn loosely from the idea of the Frameworks that software developers use to more efficiently build software, design frameworks are an aid to assembling a design.

SpoolCast: Roughing it with Interactive Prototypes

Planning documents for web app projects are often overlooked, despite their importance in the success of the product. James Box and Richard Rutter of Clearleft share their successful process of creating rough interactive prototypes for clients when creating web applications.