UI design process

Prioritizing Top Tasks: Have Others Do It For You

You now know who you’re writing for and how they’ll react to your website, and those are the top two priorities. It’s time to determine how you should prioritize the features of your interface in response to the user scenarios you’ve created. Je Sauro, founder of Measuring Usability LLC, explains how to handle the multitude of tasks every designer has on their to-do pile. He encourages using a strategy of having pros
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User Scenarios: Simulations for Better UI

  You have your cast of characters, but the plot is still lacking. After you’ve nished your research and created a group of personas based on your target users, one of the best ways to connect mindset to action is by creating user scenarios. User scenarios are thought exercises where you map out the actions of each persona from the rst point of interaction with your website to when they complete a goal. If your
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Considerations for tablet design & UX

Design for the platform, unless you want to stand out There are at least two distinct paradigms which can be considered when designing for tablets; design for the platform and its users, or design for a consistent experience. The former, which considers established user familiarities around a particular system whilst more closely adhering to the manufacturers UI (user interface) guidelines, could be argued the more u
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Understanding Your Users & Their Needs

How personas and prioritized requirements influence the UI “Know your audience.” It’s advice as old as Homer (Athens, not Spring eld). While this is a practice ingrained in every great writer, it can be easy to overlook as you immerse yourself in the visual details, typographies, and layouts of web user interfaces. Now that you know how UI and UX are interwoven, we’ll get into the nitty-gritty of Step 0 to creating a
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Process for building an application

Define Defining the requirements of the application via a workshop between the team and the client is the first and key stage. This covers what the application needs to achieve and what features should be encompassed. The outcome from this session is agile documentation such user stories, detailing the key application use cases, user journeys as well as key functions of the application, along with a user experience a
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