Discussion Archive: August 2011

16 Aug 2011 - 12:23pm
5 years ago
2 replies

Comparing Digital Prototyping Tools

What's the right digital prototyping application to use? We created a quick overview of the top tools to help you decide!

You can check it out at: http://id8.com/2011/08/15/comparing-digital-prototyping-tools/

We plan on doing in-depth evaluations of each tool and tracking our findings for the UX community. 
Please add your feedback so we can make this a valuable resource.

Jason Carroll
id8 General Manager & Partner

12 Aug 2011 - 11:37pm
5 years ago
3 replies
John Chin

What would be your first five actions to jumpstart the development team to creating a best in class mobile experience?

If you were starting at a new company as the first mobile UI person what would be your first five actions
to jumpstart the development team to creating a best in class mobile experience for the customer?

Arun Martin

STC India UX Conference in Bangalore (August 27, 2011)


The STC India Chapter is pleased to announce a conference on UX at Prin. L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research (WE School), Electronics City, Bangalore. IxDA is the community partner for this one-day conference.

12 Aug 2011 - 2:00pm

Cursos IxDA Curitiba

---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Frederick van Amstel Date: 2011/8/10

Caro Érico, gostaria de saber como podemos ter o apoio da IxDA Curitiba nos cursos do Instituto Faber-Ludens também!


Em 9 de agosto de 2011 22:01, Érico Fileno escreveu: > Breve teremos mais cursos com a marca IxDA Curitiba:

12 Aug 2011 - 1:06pm
5 years ago
1 reply
Paul Pinkney

"Inclusive" Series of Books

Anyone familiar with this series of books?  They seem intriguing but are really expensive, and I haven't found any reviews.  Some titles include:

- Designing a More Inclusive World

- Designing Inclusive Interactions: Inclusive Interactions Between People and Products in Their Contexts of Use

- Designing Inclusive Futures

- Designing Accessible Technology

12 Aug 2011 - 10:05am
USID Foundation

Re: USID2011 - Call for Paper - Design for the Social Innovation & Sustainable Development

Hi All,As lots of people have approached us for extending the dates for final submission, we are extending the final submission date to Sep 7th , 2011.  So please send the final paper by Sep 7th, 2011.Re

11 Aug 2011 - 8:17pm
4 years ago
4 replies

Moderated Remote Usability Test Tools - Recommendations


Is TechSmith Morae the current standard or is there a better alternative and why?


11 Aug 2011 - 7:07pm
5 years ago
6 replies
Chris Rink

Decision Tree vs Decision Table

I am currently working on a project where we need a method of creating conditional logic and execution. We are currently stuck between two types of implementations.

The first is more of a decision tree implementation. Each condition has a yes and a no clause and the statements can be nested. (decision-tree.png)

11 Aug 2011 - 2:16pm
Hilary Bienstock

Upcoming UX Certificate Course at Cal State Fullerton

Hello, everyone,
Looking for a way to get more background in UX?  Look no farther!

11 Aug 2011 - 12:48pm
5 years ago
3 replies
Oleh Kovalchuke

What is the best practice for visual presentation (formatting) of input fields in read-only mode?

I understand that the words 'input' and 'read-only' are contradictory, and the best practice is to present the data as a plain text. However due to limited development resources, we have to apply read-only mode to display some of the forms in the application -- it is significantly easier to implement/test/document.

Common practice of displaying read-only controls as disabled (gray text over gray background) is bad for two reasons: 1. the purpose of these two modes is different, 2.