Discussion Archive

4 Oct 2004 - 11:21am
10 years ago
34 replies

Discarding Prototypes


Realise this is a fairly subjective topic but was wondering what the group's
take on discarding prototypes is.

At my company we tend to prototype web-applications using
HTML/JavaScript/Hard-Coded data (hi-fi I guess?) during the design phase of
a project. This mark-up is generally written using UI and front-end coding
standards and is therefore of around 75%-90% application grade quality.

I've read/heard much about discarding prototypes, but never been able to see
a good reason for throwing away this reasonably good quality code.

Can anyone assist in this regard?

Kind regards


11 Feb 2008 - 4:41pm
7 years ago
11 replies
Brandon E.B. Ward

Sources for Design Inspiration

Once you've settled in on a wireframe or layout, where do you go/ what
do you do to seek inspiration when defining/designing the color space,
palette, aesthetic, icons, (look & feel :-P ) etc.?


2 Apr 2012 - 11:02pm

Re: Re: [IxDA] UX managers and jobs...what to look for


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31 Aug 2010 - 9:45pm
5 years ago
1 reply

Different Approach to Highlighting Required Form Fields

Most of you are familiar with forms that highlight required fields. The problem with that is that most fields are required, so you end up having to highlight everything creating a clutter of asterisks or sub-labels.

I want to share with you a different approach that is much more minimalist. Feel free to chime in and let me know what you think.

Read the article: When to Highlight Required Form Fields

16 Feb 2010 - 1:33pm
5 years ago
7 replies
Marcia Meyerowitz

Great product pages

Does anyone have examples of sites with product pages that they really
like? We're looking at new ways to present product information on our
site. Our pages currently have a lot of data and we're looking for
ways to improve the experience and reduce the clutter.

Examples that we've found include the Vaio laptop pages (dashboard,
large images, etc.), Trekbikes.com (simple, large images), etc.

Any other good examples out there?


Ali Naqvi

All postal service apps look and do the same (No major difference)


a customer (major postal service) wants to develop apps for their major B2B-, minor B2B- and B2C customers.

These applications (both online and mobile) should help its users with the tracking of packages etc but also provide a user experience that may enable them to be the leading postal service. 

22 Jul 2011 - 3:18am
4 years ago
7 replies

Best numeric fields input validation strategy

Hi All,

I'm working on a desktop application for retouching images. So, there are numerous numeric fields to enter parameters like the exposure value or the color temperature.

We have two options when the user enters a digit in a numeric field:

1 Apr 2005 - 6:54pm
Dave Malouf

NYC IxDG EVENT: Thur April 14 - Pizza and a Short Movie Followed by facilitated discussion

Join us for an informal discussion on the work of Charles and Ray Eames in
the context of ixd.

18 Apr 2012 - 12:06pm
3 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.

11 Sep 2008 - 9:28am
6 years ago
2 replies

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