Posts Categorized: User Experience

Mobile-Friendly Sign Up

It may seem like a small improvement, but displaying the right keyboard to a user can help ease friction on sign up, and make the whole process faster and more pleasant. Ever notice your mobile phone’s keyboard varying from one that displays an ‘@’ sign beside the space bar and one that doesn’t… …or, one…

Microinteraction—Think Small

The details are not the details—they make the microinteraction

Common knowledge’s understanding of design doesn’t usually go farther than what the eye sees, but a cultural icon of invention said: “Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.” —Steve Jobs Most of the time, when a user is asked why they like a product that they often…

9 Tips to Speed up Your Web Application

“The results indicate that web pages that were downloaded faster were perceived to be more interesting than the slower ones.” Another conclusion from the same study: “The results show that satisfaction decreases with increases in response time.” The latter quote does not only apply for web pages, but also for desktop applications or mobile apps. The…

How patient are you?

4 time-frames every developer should know Users will navigate away from your website when it takes more than 4 seconds to load. This is a very bold statement that I read somewhere online not too long ago. Although I have little doubts that this is true in some countries, the user’s patience is highly affected…

The Prize of Running the UX Sprint

How does one eat an elephant? For obvious reasons, one cannot eat it whole. It’s too big to fit in a human mouth. I can’t even imagine how one can cook a whole elephant. If ever it was possible—and I looked it up online—one would have to “cut it in edible chunks”. It’s just unimaginable…