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I'm a UX Designer, so these are my UX Designer tools.
 
I'm a UX Designer, so these are my UX Designer tools.
 
 
(Also, there may be good things in [[:Category: Behavior]] you want to read.)
 
(Also, there may be good things in [[:Category: Behavior]] you want to read.)
  
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* [[:Category: Design Principles]] explains the basic heuristics that shape design from a cognitive and gestalt point of view
 
* [[:Category: Design Principles]] explains the basic heuristics that shape design from a cognitive and gestalt point of view
 
* [[:Category: Design Ethics]] explains how we can use the two above to not fuck up the world more than it already is and maybe even make it better
 
* [[:Category: Design Ethics]] explains how we can use the two above to not fuck up the world more than it already is and maybe even make it better
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* [[:Category: Work Ethics]] explains how we can be good healthy employees, managers, and independent workers
 
* [https://blog.intercom.com/an-interview-with-andy-budd/ An Interview with Andy Budd] at Intercom, also known as the first place I saw the Minimum Viable Pizza.
 
* [https://blog.intercom.com/an-interview-with-andy-budd/ An Interview with Andy Budd] at Intercom, also known as the first place I saw the Minimum Viable Pizza.
  
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* [[:Category: Accessibility]]
 
* [[:Category: Accessibility]]
  
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==Animation==
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* [https://uxdesign.cc/the-ultimate-guide-to-proper-use-of-animation-in-ux-10bd98614fa9 The ultimate guide to proper use of animation in UX] by [[Taras Skytskyi]] aggregates a number of [[:Category:Design Principles | Design Principles]] regarding animation into one place.
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* [http://destroytoday.com/writings/building-the-pencil-page/ Building the Pencil Page] by [[Jonnie Hallman]] explains what his thinking was and how he built Paper53's page on [https://fiftythree.com/pencil Pencil].
  
==Animation==
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==Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning==
* [http://destroytoday.com/writings/building-the-pencil-page/ Building the Pencil Page] by Jonnie Hallman explains what his thinking was and how he built Paper53's page on [https://fiftythree.com/pencil Pencil].  
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* [https://vkrakovna.wordpress.com/2018/04/02/specification-gaming-examples-in-ai/ Specification gaming examples in AI] by [[Victoria Krakovna]] links to a master list of times artificial intelligence and/or machine learning went horribly wrong, generally in the field of games.
  
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==Branding==
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* [[Branding]]
  
 
== Color==
 
== Color==
 
''See [[Tools]] and [[Colorblindness]] for more information on color.''
 
''See [[Tools]] and [[Colorblindness]] for more information on color.''
  
=== Perceiving Color===
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[[:Category:Color]]
 
 
* [http://factlets.info/Color Does Your Language Shape How You Think?] by Guy Deutscher in the New York Times magazine discusses, among other things, how languages that don't differentiate between green and blue result in people who have more trouble perceiving difference between them.
 
*[http://www.joehallock.com/edu/COM498/associations.html Colour Assignment - Associations] by Joe Hallock outlines different ways that we associate color with emotions and ideas, primarily from the view of an American / Western audience.
 
* [https://blog.xkcd.com/2010/05/03/color-survey-results/ The XKCD Color Survey Results] is a sometimes-hilarious look at a survey on colors that the author of the XKCD comic did. It's very revealing about how we perceive color and how much (or how little) patience we have for thinking about it. 
 
 
 
=== Using Color ===
 
* [https://ianstormtaylor.com/design-tip-never-use-black/ Never use black] outlines why #00000 should be banned from your color list.
 
  
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==Conferences==
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* [https://confs.tech Confs.tech] is a full list of conferences in the tech industry.
  
 
== Content Strategy ==
 
== Content Strategy ==
''See [[:Category: Writing]] for writing-specific tools.''
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''See [[:Category: Writing]] for fiction-writing-specific tools.''
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''See [[:Category: Copywriting]] for nonfiction/web/UX writing''
  
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[[:Category: Content Strategy]] contains an accumulation of content strategy related tools and lessons.
  
== HTML,  CSS, and JavaScript ==
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==Copywriting==
* [[:Category: Cascading Style Sheets]]
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''See [[:Category: Writing]] for fiction-writing-specific tools.''
* [[Javascript]]
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''See [[:Category: Content Strategy]] for content and publication strategies for the web''
* [[Progressive Enhancement]]
 
  
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[[:Category: Copywriting]] contains an accumulation of copywriting related tools and lessons.
  
 
==Data Visualization==
 
==Data Visualization==
* [https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/06/150619-data-points-five-ways-to-lie-with-charts/ A Quick Guide to Spotting Graphics that Lie] by National Geographic
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* [https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/06/150619-data-points-five-ways-to-lie-with-charts/ A Quick Guide to Spotting Graphics that Lie] on [[National Geographic]]
 
* [https://xkcd.com/1138/ XKCD 1138: Heatmap] points out you can lie with maps too.
 
* [https://xkcd.com/1138/ XKCD 1138: Heatmap] points out you can lie with maps too.
 
* [http://diagrammer.duarte.com Duarte's Diagrammer library] contains thousands of diagrams for Powerpoint (and inspiration for everything else).
 
* [http://diagrammer.duarte.com Duarte's Diagrammer library] contains thousands of diagrams for Powerpoint (and inspiration for everything else).
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* [http://www.uxbooth.com/articles/how-to-make-a-dashboard-that-doesnt-suck/ How to Make a Dashboard That Doesn't Suck] by [[Dylan Wilbanks]] explains the mindset behind most dashboards at most organizations and how you can make one that's useful.
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* [https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2016/06/improving-ux-for-color-blind-users/#11-graphs The Graphs section of Accessibility: Improving The UX For Color-Blind Users] by [[Adam Silver]] on [[Smashing Magazine]]
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* [http://viz.wtf/ WTF Visualizations] documents horrible infographics and charts.
  
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== Design Containers and Components ==
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* [[Links vs Buttons]]
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===Page Frameworks and Layouts===
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''See the Layouts section of [[:Category:Cascading_Style_Sheets | Cascading Style Sheets]]''
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* [https://uxdesign.cc/how-white-space-killed-an-enterprise-app-and-why-data-density-matters-b3afad6a5f2a How white space killed an enterprise app (and why data density matters)] by [[Christie Lenneville]] and [[Patrick Deuley]]
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* [https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2017/12/building-better-ui-designs-layout-grids/ Building better UI Design with Layout Grids] by [[Nick Babich]] on [[Smashing Magazin]]e covers the basics of grids, their history, and grid theory for page layouts.
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* [https://aerolab.co/blog/flexbox-grids/ Flexbox and Grids, your layout's best friends] by [[Eva Ferreria]] at [[Aerolab]] describes using Flexbox and Grid in concert with each other for better page layouts.
  
== Design Containers and Components ==
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===Content Containers===
===Navigation===
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* [[:Category: Containers]]
 
* [[Accordions]]
 
* [[Accordions]]
* [[Buttons]]
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* [[Cards]]
 
* [[Carousels]]
 
* [[Carousels]]
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* [[Dialogs]]
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* [[Tabs]]
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===Messaging and Notifications===
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* [[:Category:Messaging and Notifications]]
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===Navigation===
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* [[:Category: Navigation]]
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* [[Breadcrumbs]]
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* [[Clean (Human-Readable) URLs]]
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* [[Menus]]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mystery_meat_navigation Mystery Meat navigation] on [[Wikipedia]]
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* [[Pagination]]
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===Form fields===
 
===Form fields===
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* [[Buttons]]
 
* [[Checkboxes]]
 
* [[Checkboxes]]
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* [[File Upload]]
 
* [[Radio Buttons]]
 
* [[Radio Buttons]]
* [[Select menus|Dropdowns aka Select Menus]]
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* [[Select menus | Select Menus aka Dropdowns]]
 
* [[Sliders]]
 
* [[Sliders]]
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* [[Toggles]]
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===Search===
 
===Search===
 
* [[Search | Search pages and results]]
 
* [[Search | Search pages and results]]
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===Tables===
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* [[Data Tables]]
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* [[Tables]]
  
 
== Design Systems ==
 
== Design Systems ==
 
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* [[List of Design Systems]]
* [http://designsystem.morningstar.com Morningstar's design system]
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* [https://bigmedium.com/ideas/boring-design-systems.html The most exciting design systems are boring] by [[Josh Clark]] discusses why blowing away the existing system and starting fresh may be against your best interests. "The job is not to invent, but to curate."
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* [https://www.maban.co.uk/projects/front-end-style-guides/ Front-End Style Guides] by [[Anna Debenham]]
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* [https://medium.com/eightshapes-llc/team-models-for-scaling-a-design-system-2cf9d03be6a0 Team Models for Scaling a Design System] by [[Nathan Curtis]] on [[Medium]]
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* [https://articles.uie.com/the-salesforce-team-model-for-scaling-a-design-system/ The Salesforce Team Model for Scaling a Design System] by [[Jina Bolton]]
  
 
== Examples ==
 
== Examples ==
 
* [[404 pages]]
 
* [[404 pages]]
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* [[Design Failures]]
  
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==Design Visioning activities ==
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* [https://www.joelonsoftware.com/2002/05/09/product-vision/ Product Vision] by [[Joel Spolsky]] on his website
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* [http://boxesandarrows.com/make-the-commercial-first/ Make the Commercial First] by [[Steve Turbek]] on [[Boxes and Arrows]]
  
 
== Freelancing/Consulting ==
 
== Freelancing/Consulting ==
 
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* [http://ngenworks.com/business/the-pause-clause/ The Pause Clause] by [[NGenWorks]] discusses an entry in their contracts that essentially says if the client is more than 10 days late with a deliverable, the project goes on hold until the client responds.
* [http://ngenworks.com/business/the-pause-clause/ The Pause Clause] by NGenWorks discusses an entry in their contracts that essentially says if the client is more than 10 days late with a deliverable, the project goes on hold until the client responds.
 
 
 
  
 
==Gender issues in Design ==
 
==Gender issues in Design ==
*[https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/j5a753/design-bias-conference-chairs Dear Conference Organizers: You're Doing Chairs Wrong] by Rose Eveleth at Motherboard discusses how not-thinking about femme-presenting speakers and conference presenters can cause major frustrations around skirts and microphones.  
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*[https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/j5a753/design-bias-conference-chairs Dear Conference Organizers: You're Doing Chairs Wrong] by [[Rose Eveleth]] at [[Motherboard]] discusses how not-thinking about femme-presenting speakers and conference presenters can cause major frustrations around skirts and microphones.
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* [http://www.metafilter.com/166770/The-Unbearable-Pinkness-of-Bleeding The Unbearable Pinkness of Bleeding] on [[Metafilter]]
  
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== HTML,  CSS, and JavaScript ==
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* [[:Category: Cascading Style Sheets]]
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* [[:Category: HTML]]
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* [[Javascript]]
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* [[Progressive Enhancement]]
  
==Navigation==
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==Iconography and Imagery==
* [https://uxplanet.org/great-alternatives-to-hamburger-menus-d4c76d9414dd Great Alternatives to Hamburger Menus] by UX Planet lists a number of menu alternatives for global and local navigation when you don't want your mobile experience stuffed in a hamburger menu. 
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* [[Icons]]
 
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* [[SVGs]]
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* [[Raster Image Optimization]]
  
 
==Recruiting==
 
==Recruiting==
 
* [[Job Interview Questions]]
 
* [[Job Interview Questions]]
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==Sound Design ==
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* [http://www.dansdata.com/gz148.htm A comforting lie] tells the story of the background hiss you hear on digital phones, even though they don't produce the hiss.
  
 
==Tools==
 
==Tools==
 
* [[Tools]]
 
* [[Tools]]
 
* [[Design Strategy]]
 
* [[Design Strategy]]
 
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* [[Wordpress]] - Wordpress-specific tools for web work
  
 
==Typography==
 
==Typography==
 
* [[:Category: Typography]]
 
* [[:Category: Typography]]
 
* [[Links]]
 
* [[Links]]
 
  
 
== User Behavior ==
 
== User Behavior ==
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* [[:Category: Information-seeking]]
 
* [[:Category: Information-seeking]]
 
* [[Onboarding]]
 
* [[Onboarding]]
 
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* [[Scanning a page]]
  
 
== User Research ==
 
== User Research ==
 
* [[:Category: User Research]]
 
* [[:Category: User Research]]
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== Visual Hierarchy ==
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* [https://accssible.com/2019/02/05/proper-ui-hierarchy/ Proper UI Hierarchy] on accssible discusses how flat interfaces damage visual hierarchy and provides some example CSS for correcting them

Latest revision as of 10:17, 28 June 2020

I'm a UX Designer, so these are my UX Designer tools. (Also, there may be good things in Category: Behavior you want to read.)

User Experience Design

Accessibility

Animation

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Branding

Color

See Tools and Colorblindness for more information on color.

Category:Color

Conferences

  • Confs.tech is a full list of conferences in the tech industry.

Content Strategy

See Category: Writing for fiction-writing-specific tools. See Category: Copywriting for nonfiction/web/UX writing

Category: Content Strategy contains an accumulation of content strategy related tools and lessons.

Copywriting

See Category: Writing for fiction-writing-specific tools. See Category: Content Strategy for content and publication strategies for the web

Category: Copywriting contains an accumulation of copywriting related tools and lessons.

Data Visualization

Design Containers and Components

Page Frameworks and Layouts

See the Layouts section of Cascading Style Sheets

Content Containers

Messaging and Notifications

Navigation

Form fields

Search

Tables

Design Systems

Examples

Design Visioning activities

Freelancing/Consulting

  • The Pause Clause by NGenWorks discusses an entry in their contracts that essentially says if the client is more than 10 days late with a deliverable, the project goes on hold until the client responds.

Gender issues in Design

HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

Iconography and Imagery

Recruiting

Sound Design

  • A comforting lie tells the story of the background hiss you hear on digital phones, even though they don't produce the hiss.

Tools

Typography

User Behavior

User Research

Visual Hierarchy

  • Proper UI Hierarchy on accssible discusses how flat interfaces damage visual hierarchy and provides some example CSS for correcting them