Not too long ago I received a coveted notification from Google to inform me of my opportunity to join the “Glass Explorers” program. It’s a cool opportunity, but by no means is it like rolling in with a rock star pass. Nope, instead you get to buy the Google Glass, approx, $1,500.00, and then go to one of three locations to pick them up (you pay your own travel). So I chose the greatest location, because of the city it was in, Chelsea Market in New York City. So the family and I drove up and stayed two evenings at the Jade Hotel in Greenwich Village and enjoyed a lot of what NYC has to offer. But none of this is really important, what follows next is the crux of this whole post. Continue reading
December 7th, 2010 – Agile RTP : UI/UX in the Agile Process – Being agile and mobile!
- When should UI/UX get involved?
- Why is my UI layer technology stack just as important as the server stack?
- What is AIR and how can it help me?
- What should I expect from UI/UX Developers/Designers?
- How does the right planning help create a consistent user experience across platforms?
About a week ago I received a copy of The Smashing Book in the mail. I thumbed through it on the first day and it seemed that there was great information on each page. I decided to sit down and start reading the book from cover to cover. I am glad I did. After over 15 years of creating web sites and applications I thought I was pretty aware of most things web, boy was I wrong. The Smashing Book is a collection of articles written by designer/developers on topics ranging from layout to fonts; colors to site optimization; conversion rates to branding. This book has it all for the UX web professional. Could it be the new ‘Bible’ for UX developers?