Pixels of the Week – December 9, 2018

UX, UI and Front-End ressources: two games to train your designer eye, things that people forget to design, state of UX for 2019, empathy, user experience of chatbots, icon design, behaviour influence, CSS resets, JS and accessibility, a guide to PWAs, dev tools for designers, dark color scheme in CSS, CSS environment variables, front-end is not a problem to solve and so much more.

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Pixels of the Week – November 25, 2018

You weekly dose of UX, UI and Front-End ressources and articles: UX and gamification, mobile push mistakes, mental models, PWAs,  learning design, building user flows, check-out UX, building color palettes, design debug tool, personas, CSS in React components, cute icons, ordering CSS properties, tools and scripts for AI, machine learning, indeweb and performance.

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Hello my name is St�phanie – Voxxed Days Thessaloniki

For my second day at Voxxed Days Thessaloniki, I talked about the different kind of issues I encounter while using the web as a user with a “é” in her name. The talk is not just about me, it’s also about people with kanjis, Arabic, Cyrillic, Greek and any special characters in their names. It’s about user experience and how encoding and database decisions about formats and characters can create an awful experience.

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Cheating The UX, When There Is Nothing More To Optimize – Voxxed Days Thessaloniki

I published the slides of my talk Voxxed Days Thessaloniki about perceived performance and how to enhance user perception of speed in websites and mobile apps once you’ve already optimized every line of code. From human perception of speed to animations, loaders, skeleton screens, lazy loading, optimistic UIs and more, I give a few techniques and examples from real projects to help you build interfaces that feel fast.

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Pixels of the Week – November 11, 2018

Weekly curated UX, UI and Front-End ressources:  accessibility for beginners, accessible color palette tools, ressources to design for colorblind people, inclusive design, UX of notifications, CSS and filters demos, redesign for dark mode, building design systems, CSS HSL colors, CSS grid areas,  futur of information architecture and more.

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Pixels of the Week – November 4, 2018

UX, UI and Front-End ressources: UX and Agile, user flows and wireframes, DNA of a Design, beautiful illustrations, PWA revenue lift, design thinking critics, CSS Grid and Media queries, text styles overrides in Sketch 52, mobile app screenshots, designing for better user choice and more.

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Pixels of the Week – October 28, 2018

UX, UI and Front-End ressources: Styleguide documentation, Microinteractions in User Experience, humor and UX, confession of a flawed designer, improving chatbots, Skeleton screens study, usability and innovation, UX writing, design search experience, 30 second CSS snippets, learning Adobe XD in 5 minutes, and more.

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Pixels of the Week – October 14, 2018

Your dose of weekly curated UX, UI and Front-End ressources: micro-interactions, accessibility and colors, horizontal scrolling, readability and inclusive design, modals on the web, CSS grid, birthday forms fields, buttons in HTML, how we interact with CSS, iOS icons scaling, designing perceptions, productivity and much more.

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Secret Super powers of Mobile Browsers – Techfest Bucharest

Today I was speaking at Techfest in Bucharest. It’s a 4 days event around web and technologies. My talk was about mobile browsers secret powers. In this talk, I go through a lot of different APIs you can now (or in a near future) use to enhance user experience in mobile browsers and bring it to the almost the level of native apps. Did you know you could push notifications and provide offline content on mobile websites? That you could access …

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Pixels of the Week – September 16, 2018

Weekly curated UX, UI and Front-End links: CSS outline, CSS dismissal, portfolio tips, a font with bad kerning to piss of people, :empty and :blank in CSS, vector tool in the browser, image compressor tool, performance, what makes great developers, etc.

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