Empathy can be seen as being able to share and understand feelings and experiences of other people. This is the keystone for a UX researcher or designer to detail and create an application that solves users' needs and pain points. As the title of this article says, you must empathize with your users.
There are a lot of versions of the user centered design approach or the user experience design process. In general, they are all similar because they put the user in the heart of design decisions. Thus, and we must satisfy user needs so he/she can complete the task with ease and joy.
Microsoft started using Blink a while back and has enhanced its browsers with cool features. With all the common features included in the Blink browser engines, to me, Edge has become like Chrome++ in the sense that it has all the features I need from Chrome and more.
For some companies, there are a lot of buzzwords and terms that they like to use to demonstrate that they “care” about users. They champion those words in product management, product development, and product design.
Even today, some people confuse the terms usability and accessibility. Others might think that having a usable website is accessible by default. But, there are differences in the terms usability and accessibility that need to be understood.
Looking for inspiration and how to design UI is hard enough. But it is very difficult to find a great color palette that is appealing to the eye and also applied correctly in the UI.
Heuristic Evaluation is a procedure performed by Usability experts to assess the overall usability of an application. This is based on finding flaws in a system by comparing the UI against some predetermined principles.
There is always confusion between sketches, wireframes, and mockups. Here, I will try to clarify each one with their intended use.
Sometimes, even when the system is no longer relevant, it needs to be supported while a replacement is being built. Here, I would like to cover some factors that we need to account for, so we have a plan for system maintainability.
Animations can enhance the user experience and how users feel when using the app. But the core goal for a user is accomplishing the task with ease.
If the UX professionals put themselves in the shoes of the users of the field, we will realize that it is not very user-friendly to have multiple and confusing terms to address the same thing.
The first benefit is that we are going to know and understand the needs of our users. Also, it allows us to communicate within the team when discussing features because we can talk about whether a feature could affect or benefit a particular persona.