From the Notebook

Issue 42

Week 04, 2015


UI development

UI Design

  • UX Check is UX Check is a Chrome Extension that helps you identify usability issues through a heuristic evaluation.
  • Why We Banished the Hamburger Menu From Our iPhone App.
    Few take-aways: after change of their main navigation patter, they noticed that:
    • Customers used the app more frequently: the number of sessions more than doubled!
    • They spent more time in the app: session time increased 70%
    • We ultimately saw more customers return, with a 65% increase in daily active users nearly overnight.
  • Looking into prototyping tools? Stephen Meszaros just published an extensive review of some major players.

Data visualization

  • Chartist.js seems like a valid option for when in need of a couple of charts here and there.
  • Datamatic is a visualization generator where you can create and publish interactive D3.js based charts. Via Medium.

Multimedia

  • A fun in-the-browser take on Ableton’s Push: Super-Looper.

Being human


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