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6 Apr 2009 - 7:42pm
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6 years ago
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SemanticWill
2007

IAS09+IxD09 = RedUX DC

You couldn't attend Interaction '09 in Vancouver because you are on a
TSA watch list.

You didn't attend IA Summit '09 because Memphis BBQ doesn't sit well
with your new healthy lifestyle.

Join us and some amazing speakers for the first ever combined IAS'09 +
IxD'09 Redux DC.

We are planning an IAS09+IxD09 Redux! We have invited a number of
fantastic people in the UX community from DC, Richmond, Philly and NYC
to come down to the nations capital for a half day presenting
condensed versions of their talks.

24 Jun 2011 - 3:53am
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4 years ago
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Silvia Di Gianf...
2009

Technical skills of an Interaction Designer

Hi all,
as Interaction Designer I think it's a foundamental matter to have a deep knowledge of  "how it works behind the scenes" what we design for people to use.

The question is: which language (HTML, Java, Javascript, DHTML...) do you think an Interaction Designer should be fluent in and at which level?

Thanks,

Silvia

20 Jul 2010 - 9:26am
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5 years ago
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tuhin
2010
1 Feb 2010 - 9:03pm
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5 years ago
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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?

24 May 2011 - 10:39am
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4 years ago
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aarriola
2011

Partial Date of Birth on forms

We need to know the age of users and their children to invite them to take demo-graphically targeted actions on our site.

Privacy concerns are being raised around getting that specific information, and we're thinking of going with Month/Year instead of asking for a full DOB.

I'm suggesting we go with a dual drop-down interface showing months (January, February, etc.), and years (1993, 1992, etc., (users have to be at least 18, so starting there).

11 Aug 2009 - 8:01am
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6 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.

19 May 2009 - 4:04am
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6 years ago
11 replies
Julian McCrea
2007

Examples: 'Out of stock' messages on e-commerce sites

Hey guys and gals,

Has anyone seen any good examples of out of stock messages on e-commerce
sites?

What I am looking for are examples which show a company to have:

1) The right tone i.e. honest, apologetic, encouraging etc

2) The right time to deliver the message in the userflow i.e.

16 Aug 2010 - 2:05pm
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1 year ago
7 replies
Volkan Unsal
2010

What questions to ask for a persona interview?

Hi,

I am pre paring to conduct an interview to create personas for a medical web application doctors and patients. This app is not built yet, and the feature set will be drawn from the personas -- which is why it's giving me a pause. I am used to writing interviews about usability, and always used to work with existing websites. I never created personas before, though I used them before, and I'm having difficulty coming up with questions to ask the interview candidates.

 

 

2 Oct 2009 - 9:48am
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6 years ago
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Brian Mila
2009

Defining a UX vision

Does anyone have any samples of a good UX vision statement? Everyone
talks about how important it is to have a good UX vision, but I
can't find anything that defines exactly what a "good UX vision"
is. I've been trying to develop one from scratch and I'm not sure
how it should be structured or what it should contain. Should it
contain specifics like "we need a dedicated UX group in our company
that all our design teams can use"? I don't want it to be
product-centered, because we build a whole range of applications.

29 Aug 2010 - 10:24pm
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4 years ago
28 replies
youkwon
2010