“Everything is best for something and worst for something else.
The trick is knowing for what, when, for whom, and why.” — Bill Buxton
Found some interesting resources on user experience, and user interface designing, during past few weeks. after goin thru all these I realized that most of our designs are crappy and there are much much .. and much more to think before getting into conclusions!!! :-(
MIX09, Day 1 keynote featuring Bill Buxton and Scott Guthrie, Return on experience – By design
Infragistics, one of the best UI composers have published a Silverlight application compiled with all the UI patters with samples screenshots. You can surf thru the patters, search for a pattern and explore it!
Infragistics, Quince UI Patterns
MSDN, Windows User Experience Interaction Guidelines
MIX08, The Story of The Ribbon
I think most of the areas have been covered by Microsoft UX Guidelines document. However, I thot of having some general usability lesson as well;
UIPatterns, User Interface Design Pattern Library
UXBooth, 10 Usability Lessons from Steve Krug’s Don’t Make Me Think
UXBooth, 5 Tips to Make Your Headings More User Friendly
UXBooth, 5 More Tips to Make Website Headers More User Friendly