As the smartphone market grew with the increase in popularity of Android and iOS users along with the short success of Windows Phones, developers around the world felt the need to target all smartphone screens. To tap this need, multiple cross-platform solutions emerged in the market, like React Native by Facebook, PhoneGap by Adobe, Flutter by Google, etc. Each of these solutions has the same purpose but differs in underlying architecture and principles.
“Gestalt” is German for “unified whole”. Gestalt Psychology emphasizes that the whole of anything is greater than its parts, i.e., the mind forms a global whole with self-organizing tendencies. Gestalt’s guiding principle, that our minds tend to perceive objects as part of a greater whole. Gestalt psychologists observe that humans naturally perceive objects as organized patterns and objects, a principle known as Prägnanz. They argued that these principles exist because the mind’s innate disposition is to perceive and find patterns.
Designers use these principles to organize content on websites and other interfaces so it is aesthetically pleasing and easy to…
How satisfying is it to hear the clickity-clack sound of your keyboard as you type or the silence(if you prefer that)? Now, what is the difference between the two, both have the same similar functionality where you press the key, right? The difference is how they are engineered, clicky for those who love sound and silent for those who don’t. But this is merely for user satisfaction and has no other implication. Both keyboards are equally functional whether or not they make sound or not. …
Roll, Camera and Action.
You have just come back from your user interviews. You are a first-time founder or an indie hacker, you have just read some blogs and seen some videos requiring you to have customer empathy for the product to succeed. You and your team have been tirelessly working on a product which automatically converts Figma assets to video. You are the self-declared Product Manager/CEO of the venture and decide to take ownership to talk to customers. This is how it usually goes -
What comes into your mind when you hear User Experience Design?
So UX stands for User Experience, but what does it really mean? It means creating a design that improves or helps the user to get the best out of a product. User Experience Design is the way one can improve accessibility, usability, thus bringing out better interaction between the consumer and product. Do you think that setting up a great user experience is a direct process? …
So, what is QA testing?
Everyone makes mistakes in developing a product or working through a project. So, by having Quality Assurance you can prevent doing these mistakes and make your product with no development or delivery defects.
So that your customers get the best products at a fair price without any defect. This is an essential thing that most companies practice before a product is launched.
The whole assurance process is part of a long cycle which is called PDCA. The stages of this cycle are: -
These stages are done…
Since the arrival of AngularJS in 2009, it’s been a bumpy road for its popularity. Although some developers still prefer to use this, lately focus has been going to Vue.js. Now, AngularJS may be old but can Vue.js replace it? Is it better than AngularJS? Should you use it to build or next application or just stick with good old AngularJS? Don’t know? Let’s find out-
Critical path method (CPM) is defined as a resource-utilization algorithm for scheduling a set of project activities. A critical path analysis is a diagrammatical representation of what needs to be done and when.
Critical path method is based on mathematical calculations and it is used for scheduling project activities. This method was first introduced in 1950s as a joint venture between Remington Rand Corporation and DuPont Corporation.
Although it originated in the late 1950s, critical path is still incredibly important to project managers today. It provides a visual representation of project activities, clearly presents the time required to complete tasks…
Humans like attractive and beautiful things. We enjoy looking and using aesthetically pleasing design, because it satisfies our senses, it gives us pleasure, its pleasing to our eyes. Designers tend to think of aesthetics as the visuals of the design. However, aesthetic design consists of more elements than just how it looks. Good looking products and user interface are perceived as more valuable and having more qualities.
The difference between utility and utility plus beauty is the difference between telephone wires and the spider web.
— Edwin Way Teale
User Experience defines how much a user’s satisfaction with a product…