…The more fonts are used, the more requests will be made and more bytes will be incurred. The general UX best practice is to keep the number of used fonts at a minimum, which also aligns with our performance goals. Step one: use web fonts, but audit your font usage periodically and try to keep it lean.
Measuring web font latencies
The transfer latency of each font file is dependent on its bytesize, which in turn is determined by the number of glyphs, font metadata (e.g hinting for …
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Here's Rappler's hands-on video with Magazine UX:
For those people who says that Samsung's software is always derivative of others', Magazine UX just provides more evidence. It looks like a hybrid of Flipboard and Microsoft's " Modern UI", the UI formerly known as Metro. Here's Phonedog's side-by-side comparison of Magazine UX and Modern UI…
Interesting UX exercise : can you guess which button does what?
Empty States chronicles great examples of empty state .
Web Typography: Using The . That's an interesting way to work with rem , but also ... and REM's
Why I dislike the rem unit tackles the problem with older browers, buggy implementations, and media queries. So maybe no rem for me this year.
Bulletproof Accessible tackles … Fonts
Experiment early and often.
A/B testing isn't always conclusive. If the changes aren't intended to produce purely numbers-driven results, use other methods to test.
UX andteams need to work together to find the sweet spot between balancing and needs.
Secondary UX skills in interaction design, front-end development, drawing, animation, or video
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…lovers and philosophers among us have a meme of our own.
Gmail blows up e-mail marketing by caching all images on . I can see some UX value in this change. Also, turn the dial down on email marketing, increase the value for Google ads. servers
Changes to : 's block behavior
there's nothing false about effectively driving away a large percentage of drive-by harassment
The more years I spend building modern software, the more convinced I am that performance and UX are the true skills in our field and the keys to a successful project. This venture is certainly no exception. The majority of the users of our system have little experience with either …
There has been a lot of talk about empathy with the end user in UX design over the last few years. The importance of understanding what type of product you are building and for whom you are doing it, what needs and knowledge the intended user group has. While this is important, and really hard to get to, there is another type of empathy, that is almost as important during the development of a product and that is the communication and understanding that should exist between co- workers, and between consultants and clients.
…Unix and basic coding skills as fundamental required literacy today. As prostheses for memory and identity, computers are too useful not to use, but if you don't know how to craft your own code which gives you a UX which matches the way you think, you're doomed to matching the way you think to the available tools, and even the best available tools basically suck. Interaction design is not only incredibly hard to do well, it's also incredibly idiosyncratic.
…wanted to break the grid, to explore the creative potential of mobile. Microsoft's UX conventions of the " App Bar" and "Charms" began to sound more like dream vacations I wanted to escape to instead of tools I wanted to design with.
iOS 7: Rainbow zoomers