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3 UX Tools You Should Be Using Right Now

By Sandra D’Souza

1. POP Prototyping on paper

POP is a mobile app for Android and iOS that lets you import your sketches by taking a picture. POP automatically adjusts brightness and contrast to make sure your sketches are legible and clear. Create wireframes on your favourite notebook.

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The ‘Flat’ Look – Passing Trend or Strategic Move?

By Pat Gudhka

Flat design is getting more and more popular with each passing day, and while people often dismiss this style of design as simply altering the aesthetic component of a digital product, take a look deeper and you’ll notice a lot more strategy behind the ‘flat’ look.

Despite the restraints of minimalism, flat design offers sophistication and complexity. It aims to embrace the limits of the screen, streamline designs, make exploring the web easier and faster, and often more functional. It trades in the gradients for plain colours, a reaction to the smothering skeuomorphic designs that we see everywhere.

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User Experience: The Terms You Need To Know

By Pat Gudhka

General terms used in UX and their definitions:

Accessibility

The attributes and characteristics of a system allowing people with limited vision, hearing, dexterity, cognition or physical mobility to interact effectively with a website. Guidelines are available and certain standards can often be enforced in some markets.

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5 Tips To Get You Blogging The Right Way

By Sandra D’Souza

Simple layout is best. Too much clutter will distract your readers from the content which is the real reason they are on your blog. Avoid placing any irrelevant content and ads within the blog posts and make it easy for users to navigate from one post to the next.

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