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Checkboxes vs multi-select dropdown — A comparative study

Checkboxes vs multi-select dropdown — A comparative study

While re-looking at a certain journey in the portal I have been working on, I came across a particular screen I invested myself in. This screen was a simple, straight-forward form with a bunch of fields. Sounds pretty basic, right? That’s what I thought too.

Since I was committed to doing a thorough analysis, I put every little detail through a fine-toothed comb and discovered one form field that I believe needed a look over — the checkboxes.

The article ahead is a case study where I will –
 — outline the use case
 — analyse the current design
 — research to come up

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Understand the Social Needs for Accessibility in UX Design

As UX designers, we have a lot on our plates. The term “UX Unicorn” exists for a reason. We are responsible for our clients’ goals as well as our users’ needs. You might ask then, why should you think about Accessibility in your UX Design process? Imagine going into a design workshop and telling your client that you need more hours to make his or her company website accessible. You’ll need a good use case to convince your client and maybe even yourself that accessibility should feature in the UX Design process. Here, we will look at the social need

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The Golden Ratio – Principles of form and layout

Now, we’re going to look at a subject that comes directly from mathematics and that we can also find all around us – the golden ratio. Don’t worry; we’re not going back into the classroom for long. We will examine what this concept is and exactly how much it is a fundamental part of making designs pleasing to the user’s eye. The golden ratio’s story is the stuff of legend. With a history dating back almost to the time of Pi (another great mathematical formula, which is essential in understanding properties of circles), scholars, including Pythagoras and Euclid, have called

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UI/UX: Should Designers F***ing Code?

Settling the “great debate” once and for all. Spoiler: it depends on how far you want to go.

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5 Mistakes Junior designers DO

After listening to many podcasts and employers talks, I have an idea of what they’re looking for and what is a turn off, what gives us bonus points, and what will help improve your works. I see a lot of designers wasting precious time and energy instead of investing in a way that will leverage their careers.

And the following mistakes are things I didn’t hear or read, I just noticed and I have to write it down:

© Adam Nizri#Open to work — Yes, that sticker you put on your profile picture in LinkedIn and hoped that now all the cofounders and CEO’s will call you!

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White space design: 20 striking examples and best practices

Learn how white space design can help shape the content on your website and make it stand out with 20 inspiring examples

Could you exist without space? Would any separate entity exist without it? Believe it or not, our bodies are made up of 99.9999999% space. It’s a vital part of life, but in a world full of physical and virtual content, we often forget about the important role of space. In web design, we refer to it as “white space”.

White space, less commonly known as negative space, is crucial to a website’s UI layout. A cluttered UI is the web equivalent

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We’ve open sourced the Merge CLI

The release of the recently announced UXPin Merge introduces a new era for UXPin: we’re not just for designers anymore. Merge allows frontend devs to push live, working React components to UXPin. This ensures designers are prototyping with real, up-to-date components and reduces friction in the design/dev handoff.

How do developers test components locally and push their design system components to UXPin?

The Merge CLI, of course! Today we’re happy to announce that our CLI has been open sourced on GitHub. If you’re a developer using Merge, you’ll get the same open source flow you’ve come to expect: submit issues,

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What is responsive design: an introduction

What is responsive design and why is it so important? What does it look like? Read on to get close and personal with a star in the UX game.

Responsive design is a huge thing in the UX design game nowadays. Everyone in the business knows that having a truly responsive design means good usability. It’s non-negotiable.

But what does “responsive” even mean? What separates responsive designs from the non-responsive ones out there? Why is it so important now? Let’s take a moment to dive deep into a familiar name that can often be misunderstood.

What is responsive design?

The idea of responsive design is

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Hero Image Banners: 4 Effective Ways to Catch User’s Attention Before They Scroll

Hero image banners, also called “hero headers” dominate the top of your website or application. Typically, they spread out over the entire horizontal space. Ideally, they have high-resolution images and calls-to-action that get attention from visitors. 

Creative designers have made a variety of hero image formats over the years. A hero section may include navigation buttons that rest on top of the hero image. Other hero sections force users to open navigation bars.

A hero image website design may also change depending on the type of device people use. When you use a desktop computer with a large screen

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[Book] Privacy is Power

Privacy is Power: Why and How You Should Take Back Control of Your Data
Carissa Véliz
Bantam Press
September 2020, 288 pages

The first book to call for the end of the data economy. Carissa Veliz exposes how our personal data is giving too much to big tech and governments, why that matters, and what we can do about it.

Have you ever been denied insurance, a loan, or a job? Have you had your credit card number stolen? Do you have to wait too long when you call customer service? Have you paid more for a product than one of your friends?

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