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  • A laptop displaying a CAPTCHA field

    Kill CAPTCHA

    Kill CAPTCHA I guess I am not the only person who gets annoyed when I have to enter a string of virtually illegible letters and numbers into a box before submitting a form. CAPTCHA is an example of putting the website owner’s problem on the user. It is not the genuine visitor’s problem if spammers…

  • bright green Shampoo bottle and a pal yellow conditioner bottle with a flat lid.

    User Testing

    User Testing Designing products for real people, requires frequent testing with a range of people who will use the item. Here is a story about user testing of shampoo and conditioner bottles. Simon and Paul were asked by a cosmetics company to design shampoo and conditioner bottle that not only looked good but were practical to…

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    Do You Need a Professional Web Designer?

    Do You Need a Professional Web Designer? Do you need a professional web designer or can you just make your own web site? Well do you need a professional painter or can you just paint your own house? The answer of course is you can paint your own house but it will to take time and…

  • Woman holding a surfboard looking out over the water

    7 Reasons Why Your Web Designers Don’t do What you ask Them to do

    7 Reasons Why Your Web Designers Don’t do What you ask Them to do Sometimes you may ask your web designer to do something and she doesn’t do it. You may feel frustrated but there could be good (or not so good) reasons why this happens: Surf is up and she has gone surfing. You requested something that…

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    One Page Parallax Scrolling Website

    One-Page Parallax-Scrolling Web Site A widespread style trend is no proof that it’s the best or most intuitive idea for your UI “UX and We Design Master Course” by Joe Natoli What is Parallax Scrolling? The one-page Parallax Scrolling web pages seems to be all the rage. On these sites the background appears to moves…