In this small talk, I go through the different kind of issues I encountered while using the web as a user with a “é” in her name. This is a talk about user experience and how encoding and database decisions about formats and characters can create an awful experience. Because we must stop putting the needs of our systems, database, before the needs of our users!
Your weekly curated UX, UI Design and Front-End ressources and tools: finding data for user research, ethical design and tech diet, is “the fold” still a thing, better designer collaboration, accessibility, mobile banking study, freelance designer traps, some SVG/Canvas 3D tool, CSS grid generator, generative music, inspiration search engine, design tools, font-display and performance, etc.
Your weekly curated UX, UI Design and Front-End ressources and tools: a podcast episode on accessibility and design, accessible SVG buttons, usability of Tesla’s touchscreens, designing mass market products, understanding Kano Model, help to switch from Sketch to Figma, voice assistants responding to harassement, some CSS tricks, SVG and CSS guide, an animations handbook, HTML input mode, food and climat change questions, a nice micro blogging platform, design naming convention, and beautiful poster and concept art inspiration
This week’s selection is a little bit special because I spent 3 day at Google I/O last week. I decided to add an extra section with all the interesting links and ressources I discovered including links on ethical design in a world of future technologies, some really cool Art, Culture, AR and Machine Learning experiments, new web platform and Chrome new integrations, designing for AR and Artificial Intelligence, Android new features and more. On top of that, there’s the usual links selection including inclusive design for transgender people, mastodon crumbling, accessible React components, the MacDonaldization of UX, podcasts, SVG & CSS animations, nice mac wallpapers, smart notebooks, icons, comics, etc.
Your weekly curated UX, UI Design and Front-End ressources and tools: UX vs UI, understanding webviews, react 95, sympathy vs empathy, build marble-powered computers, why not just use material design, a creative type test, blocking notification prompts, multi-line background CSS trick, HTML for beginners, what design tools get wrong and some beautiful optimistic illustrations and animations.
Published on 22 April 2019 in Weekly Useful Links - Comments Off on Pixels of the Week – April 22, 2019
Your weekly curated UX, UI Design and Front-End ressources and tools: color accessibility and contrasts, how to build a design system, front-end development handbook, what’s a UX engineer, patents on some UI interactions, remote work and focus, writing better error messages, some thoughts on the current state of front-end, a stock photo library with trans and non-binary people, a CSS battle game, Apple store screen design advice, and more.
I wrote a quick tweet about teaching the basics of accessibility and colors to design students that go quite some attention. It brought up some interesting discussions. So I thought I would share with you all the resources, tips and tools I regularly use to build and check the color accessibility of my products in one place. Enjoy.
Published on 7 April 2019 in Weekly Useful Links - Comments Off on Pixels of the Week – April 7, 2019
UX, UI and Front-End ressources: screen reader accessibility, HTML5 inputs, 5 Whys, orange and accessibility, dataviz, is responsive design dead, Firefox trying to reduce notification noise, designing for privacy, an avatar generator, a list of awesome design tools and more.
Published on 31 March 2019 in Weekly Useful Links - Comments Off on Pixels of the Week – March 31, 2019
UX, UI and Front-End ressources: silly job titles, a game to understand pathfinder tools, a chat pop-up blocker, better links labels, mobile UX ruined, UI design checklist, CSS hyphenation, news on iOS 12.2 PWAs, principles for a more ethical design, unknown HTML elements, Front-End and performance, the parallel between UX and boardgames, list of products and services killed by Google, clean CSS and a section block plugin for Gutenberg
Published on 27 March 2019 in Weekly Useful Links - Comments Off on Myriam’s SEO, SXO and everything in between Links – March 2019
Once in a while, Myriam pretends she’s a Web curator and shares a list of articles that she thought were interesting, hilarious or practical. This list can cover anything from obscure Wikipedia articles, sociological studies, technical SEO experiments, search experience optimization. This is the first edition of those lists. Enjoy the ride.