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Learning UX with the Interaction Design Foundation: A Review


About IDF The Interaction Design Foundation (IDF) is an independent non-profit initiative established in 2002 in Denmark. Its purpose is to democratize knowledge of User Experience, product design and human-computer interaction at a low-cost and high quality. IDF offers self-paced UX courses which are divided into sections and lectures. Lectures can be video micro-lectures, but … Continue reading

User Experience Interview Questions & Answers


Recently while browsing some UX websites, I came across common question posted on websites/Bogs and that was…. Hi, I am a UX professional and am actively seeking opportunities. I am looking to find the typical questions that interviewers ask for a UI/UX/Usability role. So I decided to write as well collect it from various sources. … Continue reading

Use Case – User Scenario : FatPurple


Use Case – User Scenario By Glen Originally published February 2007 Use cases, sometimes called user scenarios, are narratives or flow diagrams that describe how users will interact with a Web site. Some people also refer to them as task analysis or user flows. Regardless of what you call them, the idea is the same. … Continue reading

Web User Profiles – User Personas : FatPurple


Web User Profiles – User Personas By Glen Originally published January 2007 Before starting any Web project it is imperative to understand the target audiences. The target audience may be existing users or, in the case of a new site, new users. User profiles (also referred to as user personas) are an excellent way to … Continue reading

Content Inventory : FatPurple


Content Inventory By Glen Originally Published January 2007 Content Inventory: Sometimes referred to as Web Content Inventory or Web Audit. Many times when an Information Architect begins the process of redesigning or creating a new Web site, their first step will be to complete a detailed content inventory. This involves analyzing and recording what content … Continue reading

Jacob Nielsen’s Ten usability Heuristics design principles


When it comes to usability, there are Jacob Nielsen’s Ten Usability Heuristics which every usability person can relate to. These are as follows. Jacob says they are called “heuristics” because they are more in the nature of rules of thumb than specific usability guidelines. These are Jacob’s ten general principles for usability design. Visibility of … Continue reading