Archive for the 'Design Patterns' topic

The UI15 Lineup – Gettin’ Better Every Year

The User Interface Conference is a 15-year tradition of building up the designer’s skill set. Each year our team of expert instructors gets better and better. These are people so rich in experience, we could just sit around for days listening to their stories on how they’ve achieved their success. This year’s topics are an […]

UIEtips: Two Masters Share Techniques for Enhancing the User Experience

One of the benefits of creating your own conferences is the ability to choose from a wide variety of industry experts. We’re pretty picky on who gets to speak. I’ve attended hundreds of conferences scoping out speakers who delight the audience while providing invaluable content. Then, I consider if they are the right fit for […]

UIEtips: Baking Social Interfaces Into Your Design

Some days, I sit and wonder what it will be like for our children’s children. After all, our parents’ parents didn’t think that houses came with plumbing. So what will our grandkids think? Computers, it seems, are here to stay for a while. However, they’re getting smaller, ubiquitous, and are far more connected. We’re already […]

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 […]

Web App Masters: Designing the Social In

As humans, we’re a social species, so it’s no surprise our applications are becoming social too. Our users want to connect, share, and collaborate, using the data and tools we’re designing. Building in social components adds new challenges and requirements: protecting privacy, curtailing inappropriate behavior, and encouraging participation. As we planned the topics for the […]

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.