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Week’s Worth of Usable Usability: Designing, Part I

It’s all about the user. Because it’s all about the user, we’re gonna have to tailor 100.17% of our website so that each external interaction is crisp, clean, and ultimate.

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Week’s Worth of Usable Usability: Designing, Part II

Which word reads better? Machiavellianistic or treacherous. Well, if I’m aiming for web-based text, I’d opt for the treacherous simply because it flows better and I’m quite sure more people would understand the meaning of treachery over Machiavellianism.

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Week’s Worth of Usable Usability: Analyzing

Take one step back to take two steps forward. Look at what you’ve already accomplished in the past and see what you have to work with.

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Week’s Worth of Usable Usability: Planning

What goes down must stay up. Take advantage of the fact that you can collaborate with a group of individuals to achieve a highly professionalized end result. But forget not your role: decide on a strategic means of achieving said goal, and stick to it…because the most influential part of any decision is its plan.

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Not Just the Fifth Element

Text fields. Buttons. Radio Buttons. Dropdown buttons. Icons. Pop-up windows. Progress bars. Checkboxes. Each of these comprise a singular part of a whole to ultimately name themselves the user interface elements.

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Mayhem! Mayhem Kinda Everywhere!

Content disasters are bad—duh. Organization disasters are badder—double duh. Continuing our riveting discussion from yesterday, we’re now going to analyze a bit of organization structures and what exactly it is that sets them apart from organization schemes.

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Mayhem! Mayhem Everywhere!

Content disasters are bad. Organization disasters are badder. And believe it or not, but organization is perhaps one of the most overlooked and lacking aspects of any website published today. So, for the first half of today, we’re going to take a look at the one of the two most powerful features: organization schemes.

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Perspective Part III: What Ethan Marcotte Has to Say About Responsive Web Design

Google. Much money. Such Wow. Microsoft. Very reputation. Ethan Marcotte. (Ethan Marcotte? What’s an Ethan Marcotte?)

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Perspective Part II: What Microsoft Has to Say About Responsive Web Design

Yesterday, we came to the not-so-conclusive conclusion that responsive web design plays a much bigger role in online website design than we most of us could have ever imagined. Today, we’re going to explore a little further down the path and catch up to Microsoft.

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