View 10 Most Common Misconceptions About User Experience Design January 9, 2009 – 9:11 am PDT – by Whitney Hess 25 Comments Whitney Hess is an independent user experience designer, writer and consultant based in New York City. She authors the blog Pleasure and Pain. When I tell people that I am a user experience designer, I usually get a blank stare. I try to follow it up quickly by saying that I make stuff easy and pleasurable to use. That’s the repeatable one-liner, but it’s a gross oversimplification and isn’t doing me any favors. The term “user experience” or UX has been getting a lot of play, but many businesses are confused about what it actually is and how crucial it is to their success. I asked some of the most influential and widely respected practitioners in UX what they consider to be the biggest misperceptions of what we do. The result is a top 10 list to debunk the myths. Read it, learn it, live it. User experience design is NOT…
I missed this the first time around but The paper version of the web is a great collection of early UI “sketches from Twitter, Vimeo, Flickr and more.”
Blogoscoped’s interview with Kevin Fox (designer for Gmail, Google Calendar and the redesign of Google Reader and now emplyee at FriendFeed) is a great look at web usability, what life was like at Google pre-IPO and now his experience at startup FriendFee
you want to facilitate visitors spending time reading the content rather than just looking at it? Use quiet structure to create the right kinds of affordances.
Предложение за стандартизиране на HTML и CSS кода за оформяне на таблици.