Designing Better UX

Friedman, Vitaly and Mielke, Cosima, eds. (2013) Designing Better UX. Smashing Magazine, Freiburg, Germany. ISBN 978-3-94454051-1

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There are numerous traps that designers can walk right into while designing. Even the most thought-out and best-planned experience can get lost when attention to certain details falls short. To raise awareness for those little things that add up to an ideal user experience, we have
put together this eBook.
Practical approaches for designing better UX are presented in this eBook—not only for the Web, but also for mobile apps, adaptive systems, and great multi-screen experiences. “Designing Better UX” is packed with in-depth tips and tricks shared by experts from the industry. They consider the importance of straightforward yet personal microcopy,
explore the strengths and weaknesses of infinite scrolling, and take a look at how well-crafted feedback loops can influence a user’s behavior.
Once we decide to create a well-balanced experience, all of the covered aspects in this eBook have to be thoroughly considered, i.e. when is the user experience fostered and when is it curbed? If you’ve been looking for a valuable resource for your daily UX routine, you can now stop searching and start reading.

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