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9 Sep 2008 - 4:56pm
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6 years ago
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Loren Baxter
2007

Axure Pattern Library

I've created a small pattern library for Axure containing some useful
widgets and interactions. If you use Axure, or would like to see what kind
of prototypes it generates, take a look:

http://www.acleandesign.com/2008/09/axure-design-library-v1/

Does anyone have their own patterns that they would like to post? I would
also be interested in knowing if anyone found this useful.

Best,
Loren

21 Jan 2010 - 7:25pm
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5 years ago
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Dian
2010

UX in China

Hi all,

Some of my friends are planing to start a small UX design company in
shanghai. Is there anyone know more about the market there?

e.g, which is the major city where is more active in UX stuff?
Which industry do they get projects from normally?
Is there any such local companies there?

Hope someone could provide more info. Thanks a lot.

13 Feb 2010 - 7:38pm
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1 year ago
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MissK
2010

HCI Masters in the UK - City University vs. University of York

Hello,

I recently got offers from City University and the University of York
to pursue an MSc in HCI.

I am really torn between which university to attend because both seem
to have excellent masters programs. Does anybody have any experience
or feedback regarding the two programs and universities?

http://www.cs.york.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught-courses/msc-hcit/
http://www.soi.city.ac.uk/pgcourses/hcs/index.html

Any advice will be appreciated!

Thanks,
k

17 Jul 2009 - 2:05pm
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5 years ago
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Audrey Crane
2009

Filters: Is there a better way?

I've been collecting and thinking about filters, and also watching
people (try to) use sites with various filtering schemes.

It seems to me that there's a limit to what you can do with a set of
filters such that the filters are 1) noticed, 2) clear and 3) not
overwhelming.

The problem is that the larger the data set you're trying to help a
user parse, the more tempting filters are, and paradoxically the more
overwhelming/less-usable they become. Smaller filter sets like
hotels.com seem to be ok, but they work less well for larger data
sets.

11 Mar 2014 - 5:08am
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1 year ago
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frank dahle
2007

Forms design - I'm researching and need help

Where are we on forms design today?

How far have we come on designing effective, intuitive, intelligent web forms? I'm researching forms design, both best practice and the more innovative ones. But I'm having a hard time finding really good examples.

HiOscar the insurance company is one example with some innovative qualities and certainly worth a study. But I'm searching for more advanced forms with higher complexity.

26 Oct 2010 - 5:26pm
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4 years ago
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Juan Ruiz
2007

Estimation process for UX services by hours or by deliverables?

Hello community

Apologies if this is a thread that has existed already, however, I would like to get your input on this.

One thing that we have noticed with clients when they ask for estimates is that they ask the UX team to detail every single action for each activity we suggest to perform (for the proposal), and because of this, the billable hours/days start to pile up and then we ended up with a massive quotation.

The nature of the UX work is not as streamlined as the developers (or even designers) work where they have to write code following a set of directions and with an outcom

18 Jan 2010 - 10:00am
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5 years ago
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Christina Li
2004

tools for diary study

Hi,

Can anyone recommond me a good online tool for diary studies? Thank you very
much.

Kind regards

--
Christina Li
Founder, uiGarden.net (http://www.uigarden.net)
Weaving Usability and Cultures

+44 (0) 7845269566

30 Sep 2010 - 3:02am
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3 years ago
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CL
2010

Need advice for starting a career in UX/Interaction Design.

Hello everyone,

I'm having a lot of trouble getting a job in UX/Interaction Design.

I've seen a lot of discussion with people in the same situation as me, but I'm wondering what I'm doing wrong or what I could improve on. (specifically in my case)

Here are the things I've been doing/done...

I've recently graduated with an HCI major at the University of Washington. I've taken as many classes I can with design, interaction design, user experience, etc.

11 Aug 2009 - 8:27am
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5 years ago
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Jack L. Moffett
2005

Current Design Topics

I'm preparing my design seminar for the Fall semester, which is a
masters-level course. The last time I taught this specific course was
2005. I assigned readings on the following subjects:

Design Certification
Offshore Outsourcing
Design & Business
Formal Education vs. Self-taught
Design Ethics
Design Leadership
Making a Business Case for Design
Experience Design

Many of these are still relevant four years later, but I want to keep
the discussions contemporary. If you were picking current topics for
students to read, write about, and discuss, what would they be?

9 Sep 2011 - 12:18pm
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35 weeks ago
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liusquare
2011

Really need some advice about Domus Academy in Italy, accepted by the IxD program

I'm  a web designer in US and I want to be an IX/UX designer and work in a company that values IX/UX.