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Usability Primer in 10 Minutes Flat (GORUCO)

Usability Primer in 10 Minutes Flat (GORUCO)

In this talk we will go over usability heuristics for building better web experiences.

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thoughtmerchant

June 08, 2013
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  2. Steve Berry Thought Merchants UX / UI / Design Consultant

    www.thoughtmerchants.com @thoughtmerchant
  3. I work with start-ups & emerging companies.

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  5. Fidelity F U E P unctional sable motional ersuasive

  6. Usability Heuristics Testing

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  9. F-Patterns - How to • Line things up on the

    left • Create a clear left hand scan line • Put important words first • Use a grid
  10. F-Patterns - Why? • Increase scanability • Increase ambient findability

    • Decrease eye fixations • Easily control user gaze
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  17. Read more... Get free card reader Build your list View

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  18. Read more... Get free card reader Build your list View

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  19. Action words to the left Subject Verb Object Verb Object

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  21. Line length

  22. Optimal line length ~12-17 words 45-75 characters

  23. Proximity

  24. Anna Tester Joe Tester Jonk University, School of Education AIC

    - Academic Internship Council
  25. Anna Tester Joe Tester Jonk University, School of Education AIC

    - Academic Internship Council
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  29. Expectations Click

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  32. Consistency Makes users comfortable

  33. Users explore more... ...use your app more...

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