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(English) „Accessible HTML Content Patterns“ by Eric Bailey

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.Accessibility, though unfortunately often still treated as an afterthought, is a key part of developing and providing software products, web applications in particular. Accessibility, mark you, isn't just an enabler for those with special needs, although that's sufficient reason for paying attention to your web apps being accessible. Accessibility also is about designing products and processes to be accessible regardless of the device they're used on, the circumstance they're used in and the people ... Read more

(English) Dan Abramov on The Elements of UI Engineering

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.Somewhat recently, Dan Abramov wrote this interesting piece on his approach to learning about UI engineering. The article's key takeaway is this: "My biggest learning breakthroughs weren’t about a particular technology. [ ... ] It’s this combination of understanding the problems, experimenting with the solutions, and applying different strategies that led to the most rewarding learning experiences in my life." In keeping with this wholistic, problem- rather than technology-oriented approach Dan starts with outlining the problems ... Read more

(English) Jenny Shen: UX Design Across Different Cultures

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.UX designer Jenny Shen recently has been featured on the Scott Hanselman's podcast with her work on UX design across different cultures. She's published a two-part summary of her experiences with cross-cultural design and internationalization (i18n) and localization (l10n) of websites and applications: UX Design Across Different Cultures — Part 1 UX Design Across Different Cultures — Part 2 These articles shed light on how distributing an application or publishing a website in another country not only requires translating the content ... Read more

(English) Bret Victor: The Future of Programming

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar. Bret Victor - The Future of Programming from Bret Victor on Vimeo. Read more

(English) Fitts’ Law

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.One of the quintessential laws of human-computer interaction (HCI) and by extension software user experience is Fitt's Law, which states that the time required to rapidly move to a target area is a function of the ratio between the distance to the target and the width of the target. The most common application of this law these days can be paraphrased as "The wider an object is on the screen and the closer it is ... Read more

(English) Alexandra Leisse @ RuhrJS 2017 – Death by a thousand paper cuts

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.At RuhrJS 2017 UX designer Alexandra Leisse talked about her personal experience with designing user experience for enterprise applications and how to deal with the continually growing complexity involved in that process: Read more

(English) The Magical Number Seven

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.This article by designer Jeff Davidson is an informative reminder of the well-known observation that human working memory has a capacity of 7 items (give or take 1 or 2). This observation, originally posited by cognitive psychologist George A. Miller in his paper The Magical Number Seven, Plus or Minus Two is a crucial guideline for designing user interfaces. If a user interface contains more than that number of different chunks of information it'll appear ... Read more

(English) Designer Lynx: Curated Links About Design

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.Designer Lynx is a curated collection of articles and other relevant resources such as design systems, icons, prototyping tools and software for designing user interfaces. Further categories include UI design inspiration and design topics such as colour and typography. Read more

(English) Paul Verbeek-Mas @ RuhrJS 2017 – Calendar / Kalender / تقويم (aka, the fun of locali[zs]ation)

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.At RuhrJS 2017 Paul Verbeek-Mas of NLHTML5 fame gave an interesting talk on the joys and intricacies of i18n and l10n with regard to how time, dates and calendars are rendered in web apps: Read more

(English) Jina Anne @ beyond tellerrand 2017 – Design Systems: Real Talk

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.Jina Anne @ beyond tellerrand 2017: Design Systems: Real Talk from beyond tellerrand on Vimeo. Read more
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