…rapid innovation and growth in this area. They especially highlighted those that emphasize intuitive UIs, deep analytics, smooth integration, and scalability. And, the IDC research calls out New Relic as a leader.
The newly released " IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Production APM Software as a Service 2013 Vendor Analysis" takes a look at qualitative and quantitative measures for scoring vendors in the space. The idea is to provide a framework for tech buyers to independently …
…mere tool. But this may fade alongside black-and-white design. Especially when combined with voice UIs, users may not appreciate apps that talk back.
Virtual keyboards. All-glass devices were the first step away from physical keyboards. The next step will be virtual representations of real buttons. We've seen prototypes before . They'll be customized with your favorite shortcuts, and even sized properly for your fingers.
Interfaces meant to be worn. A swath of new devices …
For example, this works even if the content is added by:
1 2 click_link ( "Add to favorites" ) page . should have_content ( "Added to favorites" )
Behind the scenes,will retry finding the content if it's not yet present.
But if you write optimistic UIs that say "Added to favorites" immediately, and only then …
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…Drupal has all of their translations online in easy-to-download formats. I was able to find a number of strings that I needed by going through their files.projects out there that have done a lot of hard work in translating their UIs. For example
Look at already-localized sites. This is another cheat but look for other sites that have some of the same features of your site and have already gone through the hard work of localizing into multiple languages, like Google. (In …
…swap out method implementations, you shouldn't use DI solely for testability of your APIs. And that, my friends, is really the only real point about DI being made in these posts.
To qualify the argument a little more: you should be thinking about using DI in your APIs if there are interesting compositions you want to be able to influence or substitute out—specifically large components, like databases, UIs, etc.
app approval process is a real hurdle for anyone who wants to do rapid development of a project. I'm used to being able to deploy fixes many times in a day if need be.
Fluid - editor to quickly mock up ioS or UIs. / only.
Firebug Tip: Break on - Mutation breakpoints on actions that affect the .
…screencast showing how thewould work . We often share screencasts when designing UIs so people don't have to imagine an interaction. The fewer abstractions the better. A screencast is direct and direct is better.
One of the trickier parts of the calendar UI was figuring out how to add people to an event. And did adding someone to an event mean they were notified about the event or were they responsible for the event? Here's a discussion …
…the Windows Phone 7.8 .8 features that found its way into
+ Lax's Mobile UI Design PSDs
…industry, we must take any such criticisms to heart, and honestly and critically assess what elements of it are truly an issue we should address.
The new form Augmented Paper: building better UIs for the no-keyboard devices .
"Improving" Introducing awfulness.js - tongue & cheek look at modern day practices.