Archive for the 'Web App Summit' topic

Special Podcast: 2009 Web App Summit Preview

I think the 2009 UIE Web App Summit (April 19-22, Newport Beach, CA) has one of the best line ups of speakers we’ve ever had. We’ve spent the past six months hand-crafting this excellent program that’s all about planning, designing, and building web-based applications. We’re very excited about it and you should be too

New Program: Web App Summit 2009

We’re very excited about the 2009 Web App Summit, in Newport Beach, CA for April 19-22, 2009. This will be the must attend event for anyone building web applications! We’re planning on launching the full site in January, but we wanted you to have a sneak peak at the great program we’ve put together. This […]

SpoolCast: Design Patterns and Anti-Patterns with Bill Scott

In this week’s SpoolCast I had a chance to speak about Design Patterns and Anti-Patterns with Bill Scott. Bill is the Director UI Engineering at Netflix, a position he took after working several years for Yahoo as an Ajax Evangelist. At Yahoo! Bill led engineering on the Yahoo! Teachers project and curated the public Yahoo! Design Pattern Library.

UIEtips article: 3 Important Usability Challenges for Designing Web Apps

Web-based applications are different from content-based web sites because the users are involved in a transaction. In our work researching the usability of a content-based site, we focus on how users will find and react to the information. However, with web-based applications, there are many other considerations we account for. In this week’s article for […]

Usability Tools Podcast: Successful Web App Usability Techniques, Part 2

In this week’s podcast, Brian Christiansen and I continue exploring usability techniques for web-based applications.
This week, we explore the usability technique toolbox, focusing on those methods that help us with web-based applications.

Want to be a Web App Summit 2008 Volunteer?

Web App Summit 2008 is less than two months away. World-class speakers from organizations like The New York Times, Yahoo!, Netflix, 37signals, and Cooper will be attending and presenting on today’s most critical issues surrounding web applications. Would you like to help us out? Web App Summit 2008 is being held from March 26 – […]

Did I Get #13 Wrong? – Do All Sites Need Similar Security?

In my article, 8 More Design Mistakes with Account Sign-in, Mistake #13 said: Mistake #13: Not Explaining If It’s The Username or Password They Got Wrong Returning to an electronics site they hadn’t used since last holiday season, the user entered what they thought was their email address and password, but it didn’t work. The […]

SpoolCast: Creating Advanced Web App Deliverables with D. Keith Robinson

How do you communicate complex and interactive design ideas to the development team? To answer this question, I had a chance to speak with with D. Keith Robinson, the Creative Director of Blue Flavor.
We had a great discussion regarding the “backstage” portion of web app design.

UIEtips Article: 8 More Design Mistakes with Account Sign-in

While design teams add account registration and sign-in features to enhance the user’s experience, in doing so, they can create all manner of user experience problems. One of the most difficult things to get right is a good sign-in and registration process. In a recent UIEtips article, I described eight common account sign-in mistakes that […]

SpoolCast: Making Data Engaging: A Talk with the New York Times Interactive Design Team

Today’s podcast features a fascinating conversation I had with New York Times graphic journalists, Andrew DeVigal and Steve Duenes. Andrew and Steve are part of the team responsible for taking data and raw information from the day’s news and turning it into highly interactive and informative online experiences.