Archive for October 2017
There is nothing more frustrating than having the task of filling out a badly designed online form. With there now being around 3.2 billion of us using the internet around the world, it’s becoming a more common experience for us all.
Form validation is essential as it ensures that data stored about a user is in the correct format, and hopefully correct as well. As UXers we want to make form entry as smooth as possible, while also ensuring the data is valid.
In this article, we look at different validation techniques and how they affect the users’ experience.
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This week at NUX Leeds, Lee Duddell, UX director at WhatUsersDo kicked, off his talk by engaging the crowd with two simple questions: ‘Who has too much UX budget?’ and ‘Who does too much UX in their company?’
As expected, no one jumped to respond. Lee had hit the nail on the head and identified two of the biggest hurdles for most of us ‘UXers’: a limited UX budget and consequently, a substandard amount of UX taking place. This acted as a good opportunity for Lee to tell us his thoughts on the 10 biggest enemies of UX in reverse order and how they should be killed to overcome these two great hurdles.
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