Archive for the 'Pattern Libraries' topic

Day 2: Seattle Web App Masters Tour

Following the brilliance of Day 1 of the UIE Web App Masters Tour, we had a another awesome day of great presentations. Pam Rodriguez and Luke Wroblewski did a nice job of posting their notes. Thanks guys! Steve Portigal on Design Fieldwork: Uncovering Innovation from the Outside In – Pam’s notes, Luke’s notes. Kate Brigham […]

Day 1: Seattle Web App Masters Tour

Well, we’ve just wrapped up the first day of the UIE Web App Masters Tour stop in Seattle. What a day! Blogger Pam Rodriguez has done a tremendous job summarizing the first day’s sessions. You can read them here: My talk: Mobilism & UX: Inside the Eye of the Perfect Storm Bill Scott’s talk: Designing […]

What do you call those hover-revealing layered-on-top contextual menus?

Greg wrote: I’m interested in finding information about “On Object UI”. To me, this term means displaying controls on or near an object after the user has interacted with the object by hovering over or clicking on the object. For example, in Microsoft Word, after highlighting/selecting some text, a Mini-toolbar appears near the text with […]

UIE Book Club: Peter Morville on Search Patterns

UIE Book Club: Peter Morville on Search Patterns December 6, 2010 2pm ET / 1pm CT / 11am PT Let’s talk about search! Earlier this year, Peter Morville and Jeffery Callender gave us their comprehensive book, Search Patterns. If you work on a web site or intranet where you want your users to find and […]

SpoolCast: Mark Burrell’s Search Patterns Revisted

Today we’re revisiting search patterns by sharing the followup podcast Jared Spool recorded with Mark Burrell of Endeca. Jared and Mark discuss a few bonus questions from the previous Virtual Seminar. Included in the full post are a few highlights from the podcast.

SpoolCast: Reusable Components & Libraries with Nathan Curtis

Jared Spool chats with Nathan Curtis about the reuse and standardization of components that make up your web site.

UIEtips: How to Create a UX Design Library

I got it wrong. It was the other day when I was talking with EightShapes’ Nathan Curtis while recording an upcoming podcast. As we were talking, I had suggested that a UX Design Library was a snapshot of what the team felt the future of the design would be like. “Oh, no,” Nathan exclaimed! “I […]

UIEtips: Components Versus Patterns

The Vulcans had something good with that mind-meld thing. Just put your fingertips on someone else’s forehead and your two minds become one. I wonder if Vulcan designers used that technique to ensure everyone knew how to come up with a coherent, integrated design, even though they all worked on different pieces? Without the mind-meld thing, […]

SpoolCast: Bill Scott’s Desiging for Interesting Moments: Live!

Bill Scott’s Designing for Interesting Moments was one of the highlights of the first stop on UIE’s Web App Masters tour, in San Diego. We wanted everyone to benefit from his research into web interactions, so we’re bringing you this audio and visual sample.

UIEtips: Part 4 – Interviews with Web App Masters Christian Crumlish, Erin Malone, and Ken Kellogg

The time has come to wrap up the final part of the Web App Masters interview series. Today we feature Ken Kellogg from Marriott and the authors of Designing Social Interfaces, Christian Crumlish and Erin Malone. Ken Kellogg’s podcast talks about navigating the design process within a large corporate world, and how customer research plays […]