Archive for the 'UX' topic

See Accessibility as an Opportunity to Push Your Designs from Good Enough to Great

  Join us on March 12, when Whitney Quesenbery returns to the virtual seminar program for her seminar, Better Accessibility through Your User Research. Making a web for everyone means applying all of our design research tools to include people with a broader range of capabilities. Whitney Quesenbery pushes designers to challenge the old belief that […]

3, 2, 1 – How Many Days Do You Want To Come?

Single day registration open for UX Immersion Mobile Conference With more users accessing your sites and products via mobile, it’s critical that you provide a strongly integrated experience. At the UX Immersion Mobile Conference April 13-15 in Salt Lake City, you get intensive, game-changing material that will challenge how you think about and design for […]

Stephen Hay – Structured Content and Responsive Workflows

Responsive web design’s combination of fluid grids and media queries has really changed the design and development process. It’s an elegant way to ensure that one set of code can display appropriately across devices. It is, however, a bit of a problem with large legacy products and waterfall strategies.

UIETips: Rethinking Mobile Tutorials: Which Patterns Really Work?

In this week’s UIEtips, we offer an article from Theresa Neil and Rich Malley. In it they look at what mobile tutorial patterns work the best. Here’s an excerpt from the article: So, why don’t these patterns work? I turned to the field of game design for answers. Game designers have always known that you […]

Dispel Your Fears of Responsive Design with Jason Grigsby

When Responsive Web Design Meets the Real World Dive deep into media queries, image optimization, and multi-device design. See how fast and freeing mobile-first, responsive web design can be right now. Responsive Design Allows for • Improving sluggish performance • Enhancing the communication of your design across devices • Delighting mobile audiences with more content and better user experiences With […]

Use this letter to tell your boss you need to be at the 2015 UX Immersion Mobile Conference

So you’ve explored the UX Immersion Mobile Conference in Salt Lake City, April 13-15, 2015 and realize that attending this conference will help move your mobile initiative forward. But how do you convince your boss? Use the below letter to provide an overview of the game-changing material you’ll get from the conference. Hi, I found […]

UIETips:The Curse of a Mobile Strategy

In this week’s UIEtips, we offer an original article from me, Jared Spool. In it I look at the reasons to go with either a mobile–friendly web site or a native app.  Here’s an excerpt from the article: However the idea of a mobile strategy has always struck me as a bit odd. After all, […]

UIEtips: Why Lean UX

In this week’s UIEtips, we reprint an article from Jeff Gothelf and Josh Seiden. They show us why Lean UX is important Here’s an excerpt from the article: Lean UX is deeply collaborative and cross-functional, because we no longer have the luxury of working in isolation from the rest of the product team. We can’t […]

Jason Grigsby – Real World Responsive Web Design

Media queries shape and form a web page to display on multiple screen sizes. That’s the core of responsive web design. Users can maintain the same level of experience that they get on the desktop even when they switch to a smaller device. The theory of responsive web design is great, but it’s not a silver bullet. When real world constraints and use cases arise it makes responsive design a bit trickier.

Aaron Gustafson & Jenn Lukas – Cross-device Adaptive Design

Responsive web design is widely regarded as a must when designing for multiple devices. With just one code base, instead of multiple sites, you can more efficiently make use of your resources. But, how your design looks is only a piece of the overall experience for a user. Having it be able to adapt to different browsers and technology can fully round out the interaction.