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ECO Coin Award 2017 Nominations Open

The nominations for the ECO coin Award 2017 are now officially open. Let us know who you think deserves to earn the award.The post ECO Coin Award …

RankScience wants to replace your SEO staff

The dark art of search engine optimization could be next in line for software-powered automation — potentially putting hundreds of thousands of ‘SEO consultants’ out of a job.<p>At least that’s the scenario sketched by RankScience, a YC-backed startup just graduating from accelerator’s winter 2017 …

5 tricks to free up space on your Android phone

Is your microSD card not enough? Here are some quick ways to reclaim storage space.<p>It doesn't matter if your Android phone has expandable storage via a microSD card -- you fill up whatever space you're given, whether it's 32GB or 200GB. Here are some easy ways to free up storage on your Android …

Apps

10 Tips to Get You Started with Responsive Design

A recent study found a quarter of all Americans use mobile devices to access the web. One out of every five people in the world own a smartphone and …

Web Design

Animated Components with UIKit Dynamics: Part 1

Introduction<p>In this tutorial, I'm going to show you a brand new addition to the iOS SDK that was introduced in iOS 7, UIKit Dynamics and I'll show …

iOS Programming

5 Great Front-End Developer Tools You Must Try

<i>Arnaud Breton is a full-stack developer at mention with a specific focus on the front-end side and user experience. This post originally appeared on the mention blog.</i><p>Over the last few years, we’ve seen tremendous growth in an entirely new generation of Web applications. These apps have become much …

Facebook's New Push Into Apps Is Genius Because It Exploits The Secrecy Of Apple And Google

Everything he announced has one thing in common: It takes full advantage of the secrecy surrounding the way Apple's App Store and the Google Play store on Android rank and feature apps, which are the goldmine for app developers.<p>Zuckerberg is literally going to start monetizing their lack of …

Apps

5 tips to move from graphic design to UX design

Vastly different from the days of posters and magazines, design in today’s digital world has many more layers of complexity. It requires designers to …

10 of the Best UX Infographics - Part 1

on December 16, 2016 /<p>Sometimes, as the old saying goes, pictures really do tell 1000 words. And if that’s the case, what’s better than a picture …

The Science of Failure: Why Highly Successful People Crave Mistakes

“I’m delighted to admit that I’ve failed at more challenges than anyone I know.” — Scott Adams<p>A friend told me recently about a colleague who is …

Self-improvement

Please Let This Be Peak Selfie

Did you hear the one about the idiot kid in Italy who broke a 19th century statue when he sat in its lap to take a selfie? Oh, wait, that's not a …

How Mature is Your Organization when it Comes to UX?

<b>Every organization has its own goals, processes, techniques, and teams—each with special characteristics.</b> They are all important to consider when …

A List of Style Guides, Brand Guidelines, and Front-End Frameworks

More for convenience than anything else<p><b>Edit: If you want more updates like this follow me on Twitter</b> <b>@theearlcarlson</b><b>.</b><p>This list originally came about …

10 Usability Lessons from Steve Krug’s Don't Make Me Think

Usability Means…<p>Usability means making sure something works well, and that a person of average ability or experience can use it for its intended …

UX Design

10 Examples Of Unusual Navigation

I still remember the first time I came across a truly unique way of navigating a website. It was about ten years ago, and the page was for a small …

Visual Design

Web design inspiration | #930

In From up North’s <b>web design</b> galleries we present the latest of our findings from the wonderful world of web design.<p>Youtube Redesign by Salomon …

Android First… Even When It's Second

Designing for the Android platform isn't easy, especially if you're used to designing for iOS. Is porting your iOS designs to Android a viable …

Android News

Modeling the Mobile User Experience

Presentation by Bryan Rieger of Yiibu on Modeling the Mobile User Experience, presented on June 4th at the Mobile Design UK event at the RSA in London.

UX Design

Facebook and TV: can it compete with Twitter for live engagement?

<b>One need only look at the trending topics on any given evening to know that Twitter is a popular tool for discussing television shows.</b><p>The network has …

TV shows

How to attract registrations without creating a barrier to checkout

<b>Registration has benefits for both customers and retailers, but it can be perceived as a barrier by customers.</b><p>It needn't be a barrier though, and …

eCommerce

11 excellent responsive WordPress themes for bloggers or SMEs

<b>WordPress is the most popular blogging platform around thanks to its user-friendly interface and affordable themes.</b><p>And in keeping with current web …

Web Design

Personalization isn’t what you think it is

<b>As marketers, we are all becoming more familiar with personalization as we recognize the need to tailor digital experiences to individual users. Only</b> …

Customer Experience

20 stunning examples of minimal mobile UI design

<b>Some of the best web and mobile app designs have a very limited colour range. Two or three colours can be more than enough, and I find that a</b> …

18 pivotal web design trends for 2014

<b>What web design trends do you think we'll see in 2014? I'm betting on more simplicity, more cleanliness, and more focus on smaller screen sizes,</b> …

Nike edges out competition in UX test of global sports brands

<b>Nike has edged out the competition in a report that compares the online buying experience offered by seven of the world’s top sports brands.</b><p>The …

eCommerce

The Complete Guide to Reducing Page Weight — SitePoint

Total page weight increased by 32% in 2013 to reach a ludicrous 1.7Mb and 96 individual HTTP requests. That’s an average figure; half of all sites …

Optimizing UI icons for faster recognition

What makes an icon a valuable addition to the interface, rather than a mere decorative element? Intuitiveness, aesthetic value, memorability, …

UI Design

Styling SVG with CSS: Capabilities and Limitations

SVG is the new standard for vector images in the browser. Vector editors such as Adobe Illustrator allow to directly save to that format and modern …

Web Design