What could be UX for “Isomorphic application” in future?

In the last year, many significant events influenced the world of front-end web development. I felt two of them look important than the others. The first event is, without doubt, the completion of HTML5 standard. My pick for the second significant event is related to ReactJS from Facebook. In terms of isomorphic web apps, ReactJS …

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UX and Usability for Reference & Public Services

How could the methods, values, and attitudes of UX and usability research be applied in thinking about library public services—experiences which may or may not involve interacting with a digital interface? Many point out that librarians already test user experience. Assessment of library use, and even experience in particular, is an established feature of reference …

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What about GitHub?

Repo? Forking? Pushing? Pull request? Merged? We’ve all heard about Github, but unless you are a programmer, you probably don’t understand exactly what it is nor how it works. In simple terms, Github is a code sharing and publishing service that allows versioning, collaboration, access control, task management, wikis, bug reporting, and feature requests. The …

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Framer.js: Prototyping Interactions With Code

Framer is a Javascript-based prototyping tool that is becoming one of the most popular tools in design communities. It is a code based platform that allows for the rapid prototyping of interactions, which is increasingly important as the majority of designers are creating for mobile. Though it comes with a steep learning curve (especially for …

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The IoT, Beacons, and Creating a Seamless Information Experience

With the “Internet of Things” (IoT) on the rise, we can now tangibly conceptualize our information spaces like never before: digital and physical lines have become blurred. The IoT makes this a plausible reality by having constant internet interconnectivity embedded in everyday objects. According to the Oxford Dictionaries, the IoT is defined as: “The interconnection …

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Service Experience Design

Service design incorporates a lot of disciplines, including consumer research, interaction design, product design, industrial design, marketing, and even corporate strategy. It sounds a lot like UX design, but it’s not quite the same thing: UX may be built on the concepts of experience and context, but it’s primarily about creating products and apps. Service …

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