Discussion Archive: April 2012

19 Apr 2012 - 2:47pm
4 years ago
2 replies
Matt Nish-Lapidus

IxDA.org Discussions will be closed for 1 - 2 hours on the evening of Friday April 20th, 2012

Hi IxDA Member.

We are moving to new hosting tomorrow evening (April 20th, 2012). At around 7pm the Discussions forum will be closed for a couple hours as we migrate all our archives and data to the new host. Later that evening the new site should be up and ready to go including many great improvements to the site.

Let us know if you have any questions or need assistance during the transition.

Matt & The IxDA


18 Apr 2012 - 11:37pm
4 years ago
11 replies

Debates about web form design

I'll shortly be giving a talk that plans to address some of the most commonly debated elements of web form design.

I know what questions I get asked over and over again, but want to make sure my view isn't biased. So I'd like to hear from you. 

What debates — about competing approaches to the design of web forms, not general considerations per se — have you been involved in?

18 Apr 2012 - 12:06pm
4 years ago
1 reply
Ali Naqvi

Interaction Design and Web Analytics

Hello members,

I finally decided to start blogging Smile

My blog will be about Web Analytics and I my aim is to inform interaction designers and user experience practitioners, what Web Analytics is all about.

18 Apr 2012 - 6:19am

Teaching Positions at Koc University Istanbul


Koc University, the Department of Media and Visual Arts (MAVA) is looking for practitioner(s) to teach media production courses in at least one of the following areas: Film Production, Game Design and Animation, Programming. Applicants with experience in more than one of these areas are particularly welcome to apply. All courses at MAVA are taught in English.




Regarding an Automatic Accessibility framework for web technologies

I'm Bryan Garaventa, a blind developer and the creator of WhatSock.com.
Since 2009, I've been building  AccDC, which is an API that accelerates dynamic behaviors while automating accessibility, allowing developers to incorporate performance enhanced processes within their web technologies, without requiring them to know how Assistive Technologies work to make their applications automatically accessible for disabled Assistive Technology users.

17 Apr 2012 - 11:54am
4 years ago
1 reply
Traci Paris

Data Is the New Sexy - April 23 in NY

For you UX pros who are creatively using data in your product and service design… Find out how brands and start-ups are turning big data into big profits on April 23 at the inaugural DAA New York Symposium: “Data is the New Sexy.”


16 Apr 2012 - 3:13pm
4 years ago
2 replies

Experiences with Accessibility Certification 508, WCAG 1.0 & 2.0, WAI-ARIA

Hi All,

I'm working on UX for a "Cash Management/ Liquidities & Treasuries" system distributed as a "Rich Internet Application/ RIA" and have been tasked to research Accessibility Certification for this application. We're looking for certification specialists in WCAG 2.0 and 508 compliance, and forward looking WAI-ARIA compliance.

It would be great to hear from members regarding their experiences with certification, and suggestions of good certifying companies.

All help is appreciated,

J. Rich Rogan 


16 Apr 2012 - 6:35am

Creating Web Portals for Java / Symbian Devices

Hi all,

Quick one for the smart designers here. How do you create a web potal that will support and work across the majority of older Java and Symbian phone browsers. I am also looking for resources and tutorials that guide the best pratice for mobile portal design. 

- Owen

April Lee

Could anyone give me some suggestions about which program to choose?

Hello everyone,

I am a senior undergraduate student and I have thinking about taking a master program in digital media, interactive design, game development or broader computer graphics this fall.