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How To Design Error States For Mobile Apps

Every error, regardless of cause, becomes a point of friction for your users and blocks them from moving forward in their experience. Luckily, …

7 new browser-based tools for designers

Whether you work as an illustrator or graphic designer, web developer or 3D modeller, new design tools are being released all the time, many of them …

Things to consider while designing a website

The eye catching and user friendly website needs a lot aspect to consider while designing. The web development company must craft the website that …

Marketing

Designing for Growth

August 16, 2016Before I actually begin, let’s answer a simple question first:What is growth?The truth is that “growth” can mean a whole lot of things …

Web Design

7 User Experience Tests to Do When Redesigning Your Website

UX Design

The Productivity Benefits of Scrum in Modern Web Development

Before the Industrial Revolution, most goods were produced by hand by a single person. Master craftsmen labored over their work, producing a finished …

Project Management

User Memory Design: How To Design For Experiences That Last

The two charts pictured below changed the way I think about thinking. Reproduced from a classic 1996 psychology study, the story behind these charts …

Web Design

In what contexts should messaging be the UI?

Kyle Samani Contributor<p>Kyle Samani is CEO of Pristine.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Rethinking the customer relationship in medtech<br>• Autonomous Cars Break Uber<p>The current messaging hype is overstated. There are certainly some interesting and unique opportunities for messaging as an interface, but I …

Chatbots

Google Maps' redesign doesn't try to hide one of the biggest problems of maps

On Monday, Google rolled out its new Maps design.<p>You've probably already forgotten what the old one looked like, but the new version is cleaner and makes more sophisticated use of its power to show different features at different zoom levels.<p>It also represents the company's ongoing efforts to …

Maps

With Customers From Walmart To Allianz, An Israeli Startup Could Create The Future Of Web Design

TEL AVIV: In the evolution of our online lives it seems inevitable that companies like Clicktale would appear. The 10-year-old Israeli company, which pivoted and took off in 2014, uses behavioral science and data to provide analysis to the biggest companies in the world on how to increase …

Home Depot

Designing Airbnb’s Website: An Interactive Mockup Exercise

You're reading Designing Airbnb’s Website: An Interactive Mockup Exercise, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to …

Mockups

Conversational Interfaces: Where Are We Today? Where Are We Heading?

KLM<p>Take KLM. A new service by the Dutch airline uses a Facebook Messenger plugin to provide customers with flight documentation via Messenger. …

3 pro tips for using flexbox

If you're not using flexbox yet then it's time to start adding it to your workflow; it's been around for a while but with spec now solidified and …

How We Started Releasing Features Twice As Fast (Case Study)

Therefore, the development process needs to run smoothly and up to a standard, with delays reduced to a bare minimum. Before any change makes its way …

Project Management

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7 UX Design Trends : That Will Rule The Roost in 2016

Great “User Experience” isn’t a rocket science to understand and implement. As users’ expectations for a seamless, simple experience continue to …

The Full Stack UXer :A New Breed

July 6, 2016 Everyone that has visited a high-tech job board in the past few years must have stumbled upon the term “full stack developer” here and …

Web Design

5 Responsive Design Mistakes That Jeopardize Your Mobile Content Strategy

Your mobile design is a critical piece of your overall mobile content strategy—and it’s is a tough thing to get right. Believe me, I know—I’ve …

UX Design

Google's 'My Activity' is like your browser history on steroids

Google collects a ton of information about you. Pretty much everyone who cares about tech knows that, but now the company is looking to make it easier to control the data it has on throughout all your various devices.<p>According to Wired, you’ll soon see a prompt on Google services that, should you …

Top 10 UX Design Articles for the Past Month.

We’ve observed nearly 1,800 articles related to UX Design in May-June 2016 and picked the Top 10.<p>UX Design (User Experience Design) is the process of …

Explaining UX Design To Your Team

June 28, 2016Unlike other roles in a startup or middle-sized tech company, the role of the UX designer is still unclear to many. Such is the newness …

UX Design

Let's Stop Freaking Out About Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence, or AI, is all around us today—and it’s often invisible as we go about our daily lives.<p>Companies are successfully using AI …

Artificial Intelligence

Google releases Awareness APIs, giving apps unprecedented access to your behavior

We first caught a glimpse of Google Awareness APIs back at Google I/O 2016. Now the search giant is finally making these context sensitive resources available to developers, meaning apps will soon have a much stronger understanding of your behavior.<p>These APIs will let app developers call for a …

Apps

Product Scope: Goodbye Features. Hello, User Scenarios?

In project management, product scope is defined as the realm of features and functions that characterize a product.<p>But when do we stop to ask …

How to Implement a Long-Term SEO Strategy

If you run a website, you understand it is imperative to have a SEO strategy. Sure there is link building and content creation, but do those types of …

Joanna Ngai – Medium

Ultimate Resource List for Mobile UX Design<p>I often find myself stumbling upon a design website astounded by how I’ve been able to get to where I am …

A Roadmap To Building A Delightful Onboarding Experience For Mobile App Users

But once the user logs into the app, they’re often left alone. They start drowning instead of swimming towards their goal.<p>For users to give your app …

Top 10 WordPress Themes for Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>WordPress has changed the way we build websites. What started as a simple blogging tool in 2003 has turned into a leading CMS powering 26.4 percent of all websites in the world. This can be partly attributed to the five-minute install …

Web Design

50 HTML5 Tools for Designers & Developers

Web development tools always make your web design project easier with the help of advanced features. HTML5 is the most popular language for …