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  • Comics of the Week #408
    Every week we feature a set of comics created exclusively for WDD. The content revolves around web design, blogging and funny situations that we encounter in our daily lives as designers. These great cartoons are created by Jerry King, an award-winning cartoonist who’s one of the most published, prolific ...
    Source: Web Designer DepotPublished on 2017-09-23By Walter
  • Readdress Success
    I am a failure. My side projects have not made me millions. I’ve not been featured on the App Store. I have not won Site Of The Day on Awwwards, I’ve not even had an Honourable Mention. I’m now over the hill and into my 30’s. My best is past me. ...
    Source: Web Designer DepotPublished on 2017-09-22By Adam Hughes
  • ​​Marketing and User Experience Design Must Work Together
    User experience designers aim to ensure that users who interact with products or systems can accomplish what they need to do, and do so with minimal frustration and decent levels of efficiency. Marketing folks aim to communicate value of the same products or systems so that user experience designers have ...
    Source: UX BoothPublished on 2017-09-21By Kristina Bjoran
  • How People Perceive Lossy Image Quality: A Study
    The notion that lossy image quality is subjective is not an unreasonable hypothesis. There are many factors that play into how humans perceive quality: screen size, image scaling, and yes, even performance. Many research projects have tackled this subject, but I’ve recently launched a survey that attempts to understand how ...
    Source: A List ApartPublished on 2017-09-21
  • UX at Scale 2017: Free Online Conference with 20,000+ Registrants
    Scaling design is one of the greatest challenges faced by product teams today. That’s because design just doesn’t scale like engineering. As teams, products, and processes grow, things eventually break. Despite how daunting the challenge seems, plenty of companies have adapted their own best practices over the years. Now ...
    Source: Web Designer DepotPublished on 2017-09-21By WebdesignerDepot Staff
  • The Designer’s Guide to Color Contrast
    The colors you choose while designing a website, poster, or any other type of image, will have a huge impact on whether or not the overall design is successful. After all, there is a lot of psychology behind the colors that people are attracted to, and designers need to ...
    Source: Web Designer DepotPublished on 2017-09-20By Andrei Tiburca
  • The Ten Essentials for Good API Documentation
    API documentation is the number one reference for anyone implementing your API, and it can profoundly influence the developer experience. Because it describes what services an application programming interface offers and how to use those services, your documentation will inevitably create an impression about your product—for better or for worse. ...
    Source: A List ApartPublished on 2017-09-19
  • 5 Reasons to Fire Your Client
    I like money. Clients give me money (when everything goes right). Ergo, therefore, and hopefully…clients = money, more clients = more money—I’m actually pretty terrible at math. When you first start out as a freelance designer or even agency. it can be pretty tempting to say “yes” to every ...
    Source: Web Designer DepotPublished on 2017-09-19By Ezequiel Bruni
  • Mobile User Onboarding: Examples From Three Awesome Apps
    It is easy for me to simply list the do’s and don’ts of mobile user onboarding. Do indicate progress and flow length, don’t overwhelm the user. Don’t ask permissions right away, do allow users to skip tutorials, etc. We humans, especially product managers and UX designers, are visual beings, are ...
    Source: Usability GeekPublished on 2017-09-18By Hannah Levenson
  • 5 Techniques for Engaging Display Type
    Sometimes your typeface needs to convey feeling as much as meaning, and for that function more designers are turning to dramatic typography. This type of typography is used for more than just legibility and readability (although that is still the primary purpose). Dramatic typography stands out. It reaches through ...
    Source: Web Designer DepotPublished on 2017-09-18By Nick Babich
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