Animation and the User Experience

With the increase in native applications, robust motion UI frameworks and an ever increasing browser support for 2D and 3D transforms in CSS, now is the time to consider leveraging what motion can add to the user experience. Done right, micro-interactions can improve the user experience. It can influence behavior, communicate status, guide the users attention, add affordances, and help the user see the results of their actions.

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Gen UX: Raising the Next Generation of User Experience Designers

Mentoring the next generations to understand user centered design, whether these folks are our own children or not, has far reaching benefits. Design thinking helps solve important problems and improves the quality of life for all types of people. Why would we NOT want more of these people around?

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Reducing Complexity by Design: 3 Key Tips for Managing Edge Cases

— By MARK DISCIULLO Wikipedia: An edge case is a problem or situation that occurs only at an extreme maximum or minimum operating parameter. The most satisfying and memorable interactions are often the simplest. Life is complicated enough, and…surprise…most people don’t want to spend any more time interacting with your company’s call center, sales team, application or […]

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