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1 Oct 2009 - 1:05pm
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Chris Ryan
2004

Article on Number of Usability Test Participants

I have been looking, unsuccessfully, through back issues of interactions magazine for an article, published a few years back, written I believe by someone from Microsoft as part of a debate about statistical significance in usability testing. There was something of a debate about testing with large numbers of users, and this article, as I recall, made an eloquent case for sticking to six to eight participants. Does anyone remember this? Perhaps I'm wrong in recalling that it was in interactions.

26 Apr 2008 - 9:47am
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6 years ago
30 replies
SemanticWill
2007

iPhone 2.0 Game Over? I think not!

Our good friend on the list, Kontra, recently wrote an article on his blog
called "Who can beat iPhone 2.0,"
http://counternotions.com/2008/03/10/iphone2-competitors/
and he does a fairly good job of pointing out all the things working in
Apple's favor, including:
1. Design
2. Stores
3. Pricing
4. Webkit
5 Depth
6. SDK
7. Enterprise
8.

10 Oct 2013 - 5:00am
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martinpolley
2007

Interested in HTML Prototyping? Start here.

Hi there,

If you're interested in prototyping in HTML (because, you know, it's the way of the future, and you don't want to get left behind), but don't know where to start, I just wrote a post that you should find helpful:

The Four-Minute* (HTML) Prototype

It shows you how to prototype a web page easily and quickly. And the best bit? You don't need any prior knowledge of HTML or CSS.

Hope you enjoy it,

Martin

14 Jan 2013 - 5:05pm
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1 year ago
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Jessica Boggs
2008

Responsive Product Comparison Chart

We are currently working on creating responsive designs for a web site which provides/sells service-based products. The client wants the designs based off their desktop experience. One of the pages compares the service features in a side-by-side column format. Looks great in the desktop view but it not going to work in the smart phone view.

27 Mar 2008 - 12:21pm
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16 weeks ago
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Jeff Axup
2006

Use Case / Requirements Management Tools

Hi Everyone,

My company is currently looking into tools to manage use cases and
requirements.

Since these terms can mean a wide variety of things I'll give an example of
how we're using them:

*Requirement:* The product should be secure and protect the safety and
privacy of the user.
*Use Case:* The user logs on to the system.
*Sub-use case/scenario:* The user has mistyped their password while logging
in.
*Associated features: *Login screen, password security feedback, lost
password functionality, error feedback system.
*Associated users/actors: *Child, parent, administrator

We are developi

15 Jan 2014 - 2:06am
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20 weeks ago
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iwinmaps
2014

Interaction Design Foundation Courses

Has anyone taken any of the courses from interaction-design.org?
if so, would you say they're useful for really learning interaction design?

26 Dec 2007 - 1:40am
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6 years ago
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Dan Saffer
2003

OLPC: Sugar Not So Sweet?

I'd be interested in hearing from interaction designers who have
played extensively with the new One Laptop Per Child UI ("Sugar").

I saw the first public demo of Sugar back in August at AP's UX Week:

<http://www.adaptivepath.com/blog/2007/08/14/uxweek2007-lisa-strausfeld-on-one-laptop-per-child/
>

but never really got to play with it.

22 Aug 2007 - 3:57am
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3 years ago
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pooja
2007

Column Heading Alignment Rules for Placement of Data

Hey All,

I am working on the Web Application, which generates the Purchase orders and requisitions and maintains the Procurement services for Hotel Industry.

Application releases the Output is in the form of Reports While designing these reports,

I am facing small trouble; Need suggestion and views on it!!

a.. How does the content inside columns should be placed and aligned? If data consists Alphanumeric, Numeric and Quantity based data, example Dates, Phone number address and quantities (decimal units).
b..

12 Oct 2011 - 4:22am
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2 years ago
21 replies
ptamzz
2010

Why do designers prefer Mac instead of Windows

Why do designers prefer a Mac instead of the Windows platform?

Probably it is an old topic but I still need to know. I've read substantial amount of blogs, comparisions and write ups on this topic and most of them says there are no big differences between working on a Mac and working on a Windows based PC. However, as I look for universities and colleges across the US which offers Design degrees, especially Interaction Design and Media Arts, almost all of them ask the student to get their own Mac systems.

So please share your views on this.

 

20 Jun 2010 - 9:13pm
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1 week ago
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Neil Lee
2007

Wireframing on the iPad

(I atone in advance for this topic's platform-specificness.)