My name is Mason Ellwood, and I’m currently working on Flatiron School’s Online Full Stack Web Development Program. Each week, I’ll be writing about my experience, what I’m learning, and tips on learning to code. It is official! I have passed the Ruby CLI Gem Final project. Show More Summary
The diversity of mobile apps on App Store and Play Store opens up the new door for hundreds of thousands of indie developers and app development companies — but probably the shortcoming is the limited categories. It’s understandableShow More Summary
Have you ever encountered a website with confusing navigation? Been sent down the wrong path by misleading labels? Or needed your best detective skills to find a particular piece of content? It’s frustrating, isn’t it? What can companies do to ensure that users can find what they are looking for on a website? Usability testing […]
Google’s minimal search page has consistently been heralded as a minimalist masterpiece since it first appeared in 1996. It’s been argued by numerous designers—myself included—that it was the perception of Google as a ‘pure’ unadulterated search was more central to Google’s rise and eventual dominance, than the merits of its (in)famous algorithm. So it’s something […]
Shipping product is a milestone, but it’s also the beginning of a longer process, the point when the... The post Intercom’s Karen Church on product analytics appeared first on Inside Intercom.
When I go to any website, I’m looking for something. I may want to buy a product, or find information, or browse random memes, but whatever it is, I have a goal in mind. That goal could even be subconscious, but it’s there. Human beings never do anything without a reason. Whether or not they […]
Nowadays, when target audiences formulate their own opinions related to a specific brand or a company, a website is a focal point of exposure for all organizations. With so many website styles and trends to choose from, knowing which layout will be the most effective could be an overwhelming and daunting task. Show More Summary
Whether you’re building a website, application or server, make sure you don’t make these security mistakes on your next project. 1. Insufficient Backups Backups are a crucial part of running a anything online. They preserve your data...Show More Summary
At many companies, researchers are like paratroopers. We parachute in for special projects, with the mission of gaining... The post Maximizing user research across a product’s lifecycle appeared first on Inside Intercom.
The name of your company incorporated into its logo isn’t always a right solution but sometimes it is really perfect for your company’s introduction. So, in which cases will it be highly beneficial for companies to implement their names...Show More Summary
Transitions are a powerful way to communicate a change in a user interface. They can be used in apps to help offload a lot of the cognitive work into the visual cortex: they help transport users between navigational contexts, explain changes in the arrangement of elements on a screen, and reinforce element hierarchy. Consequently they […]
How to Add an HTML5 Video Player with Lightbox in Adobe Muse. No Coding Skills Required. Video is becoming our main way of consuming information. It is most evident with YouTube as 300 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube everyShow More Summary
The events team at Intercom began this year with the goal of creating a series of events that... The post Behind the scenes: The Inside Intercom World Tour appeared first on Inside Intercom.
Designing fun, visually appealing party banners can be a complicated task if you don’t have enough graphic design experience or know how to use image editing software, such as Photoshop or Sketch. Buying and installing an image editing software, installing custom fonts, designing the graphics and figuring out how to apply a text overlay can […]
You might think that you have the needed skills to get by financially on a 4-hour workday. Yet, it can be challenging to figure out how to get started down that path. As it is at the moment, even 8-hour workdays aren’t always enough to meet your deadlines. Show More Summary
As we all know, a visual design’s purpose, regardless if it’s logos designs, outdoor signage, ads design or website designs, their job is to give off the same energy you would want people to receive when you describe the company or the organization they represent. Show More Summary
In the not too distant past, a career in engineering was relatively straightforward. You studied one or more... The post Learn, unlearn and relearn: the changing face of your engineering career appeared first on Inside Intercom.
2017 looks set to be the year that augmented reality (AR) moves firmly into the mainstream. As the next big technology trend, it looks set to have a massive impact on user experience and, by extension, user experience design. The good news is that augmented reality has the potential to solve user problems that have […]
Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check out the Webdesigner News site, however, […]