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1 Feb 2010 - 9:03pm
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4 years ago
55 replies
Richard Carson
2010

Sketching before the Wireframes

Hi Folks,

I wanted to ask around on the process of creating wireframes for designing mobile applications. In creating these wireframes, should I work on paper before actually hopping into a drawing program to lay out these wireframes? I believe working on paper is faster and easier before laying out the wireframes for a project. However, the company I am working with, might be wondering if I am wasting my time. That I should be doing wireframes within the drawing program. What are your suggestions and thoughts on this issue?

25 Sep 2007 - 3:23pm
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1 year ago
21 replies
David Hoard
2004

Potential interview questions for interaction designers

Consultant Dey Alexander has a list:

http://www.deyalexander.com/resources/interview-uxd.html

Regards,

David Hoard
Belkin

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9 Jul 2008 - 2:25pm
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6 years ago
32 replies
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Steven Chalmers
2007

"Confirm password" field - Superfluous?

I have a design for a new user registration form in which I am proposing to
not use a "Confirm password" field and would like your feedback on this
decision.
The form will have 4 fields, all of which are required:

1: User name (This will be supplied to the user prior to their using this
form)
2: Password
3: Hint question
4: Hint answer

The form also has some explanatory text that describes the use of the hint
question and answer which is that the pair of fields will be used when the
user forgets their password.

10 Feb 2009 - 2:53am
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6 years ago
14 replies
Batyah Rubin
2009

Interaction Designer vs User Experience Designer vs User Interface designer

Hi,

Can anyone tell me the difference between these three titles:

- Interaction Designer
- User Experience Designer
- User Interface designer

Thanks,
Batyah Rubin
Freelance User Interface Designer
Israel

31 Dec 2008 - 4:57pm
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6 years ago
8 replies
Fred Beecher
2006

Research Frameworks - Definition, Examples & Creation?

Hi all,
This idea of the "research framework" has really gotten stuck in my mind
since we began altering our process here at Evantage. But here's the
problem... I don't have a specific definition of what exactly this means. So
I've made one up:

Research Framework: A collection of things to ask & things to observe in
particular contexts, along with contextually appropriate techniques for
doing so.

11 Aug 2009 - 8:01am
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5 years ago
8 replies
DeHui
2009

Flowchart: action box or decision box?

I'm doing an exercise to practice the design of task flow. I have one
step which has 5 options in it. And the user is supposed to choose one
and move forward. In this case, shall I use the diamond decision box
or the rectangular action box to illustrate this step? I googled a
little bit. And it seems that the outcome of a diamond box is usually
YES or NO instead of options. Where can I find more complicated
samples for learning purpose? Thanks.

12 Jun 2007 - 2:17pm
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1 year ago
7 replies
oliver green
2006
16 May 2008 - 1:31am
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6 years ago
5 replies
Sachendra
2005

Use cases and user scenarios

Is there a concrete distinction between use cases and user scenarios?

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Sachendra Yadav
sachendra.wordpress.com

10 Dec 2008 - 1:46pm
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6 years ago
3 replies
M S
2006

"New article" vs "Create article" vs "Add article"

Hi guys,

Could you please tell what do you think is better to use as link text in
CMS:
- New article
- Create article
- Add Article
?

On one hand, it's good to use verbs/actions - "Create", "Add".
On another - people are used to "New" command in desktop apps (at least on
Windows).

Thank you.
--
Maxim Soloviev
Director of Product Development
www.nakea.net

23 Sep 2008 - 7:36am
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6 years ago
3 replies
sherihy
2008

websites for people who use excel

I am working on an Intranet/product catalog application and many users begin
with an Excel spreadsheet and need to get this data into the online
interface. Has anyone worked on or know of websites which allow copying and
pasting of Excel data, hopefully "both ways" (eg, paste data into the web
interface, or paste data from the web interface into Excel)? My client
actually does have a functioning tool that does this, and almost no one uses
it, I suspect because the users are intimidated by the completely blank
screen that they start with.