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User eXperience (UX) Guidelines

MIX09 Return on Experience - By Design

“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

UXBooth, Quick Usability Checklist

SuperPreview: IE6,7,8 to test my web apps

I found this new web app browser test tool ships with Microsoft Expression Web 3. Its standalone version is now available for FREE.

MIX09 SuperPreivew for IE 678

One of the cool things that I noted about this tools is that, now we can test IE 6,7, and 8 version on a single machine and no longer to have a VM, or to have another blocks in order to compare versions between them.

MIX09 Expression Web SuperPreivew

MIX09, Expression Web SuperPreview!

Expression Web, An Introduction to SuperPreview

MS Downloads, Microsoft Expression Web SuperPreview for IE

Expression Web, Identifying the Source of Layout Problems in SuperPreview

Expression Web, Defining Baseline Browsers and Comparing Image Mock Ups in SuperPreview

Expression Web, Download the assets, step-by-step guide, and video package (46.9MB)