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Get a 10,000-foot overview of today's web design process, from discovery to content creation, development, and launch.
Get practical techniques for writing for the web, including tips on front-loading content, avoiding jargon, and keeping your content up to date.
Take your wireframes and prototypes to the next level with Balsamiq Mockups, a dedicated UX design tool.
Learn how to incorporate accessibility into your design process and make your next web project more accessible to all people, including those with disabilities.
Learn how to design a user experience that's consistent and reliable from device to device: from phones and tablets to desktops and wearable tech.
Business coach Lauren Bacon tells us what it takes to be successful in the web design world.
Learn how to use user-centered design techniques to set priorities and metrics for implementing your design.
Learn how to use concepts like social proof and authority to build your credibility online and create more persuasive user experiences.
Learn how to get fast, inexpensive, and early validation of your design ideas, using the simplest of materials: pen and paper.
Learn how to create user flows and sitemaps, static click-through wireframes, or robust, fully interactive prototypes with Axure.
Create products and design that draw people in and direct them down your preferred path by appealing to emotion rather than logic.
Learn how to use desire lines, and commitment, reinforcement, and breakage techniques to influence users' behavior patterns.
Learn how to tap into self-image with the right persuasive design techniques, and make your product or service seem more valuable.
Learn how to design wireframes and prototypes with InDesign.
Start your UX designs in Illustrator. Learn how to create custom reusable symbols, add text, use artboards to design for multiple screens and application states, and export your wireframes as PDFs.
Learn how to motivate your users to act and engage them with your UX designs—without misleading them.
Learn how to use Photoshop shapes, styles, and layers to create wireframes, prototypes, and other UX design documents.
See how to map user needs to your proposed UX design solution with scenarios and storyboards.
Generate more creative, more satisfactory solutions for your users using ideation techniques.
The team behind Local Projects, a multimedia design firm, explains the development process behind some of their most high-profile projects, including an installation for the 9/11 Memorial Museum.
Make your development process more user centered. Learn about the importance of personas, how to create them, and how to use them in your user experience research and design.
Make your website more readable and efficient to download with Chris Converse's responsive website techniques.
Learn how to gather user data through careful observation, and transform that data into actionable project ideas for a more user-centric design.
Learn about the benefits of user-centered design and the six techniques illustrated in the UX Design Techniques series.
Use the ancient art of logic to create better user experiences for your websites and other projects.
Introduces the concepts and benefits of usability testing, which can improve ROI by focusing your design improvements in areas that have the biggest impact.
Discover how semantics (the process of adding markup, microdata, and metadata to a page) makes websites more search engine friendly, more meaningful, and more future-proof.
Build a to-do list widget with an editable field so users can easily create tasks and delete them as they are completed, and a drag-and-drop version that allows for quick and easy sorting.
Find how your users think about the world, and transition those lessons to your product's navigation, content classification, and layout.
A hands-on approach to improving a website's navigation, screen layout, interactive content, and forms to create a more satisfying user experience.
Run your own basic usability study to find out just what your users need from your website, application, or device.
Learn to develop a content strategy to analyze and shape the tone, voice, and visual style for your brand.
Spice up dry data presentations with an interactive, visually engaging bar chart drawn with the HTML5 Canvas element.
Join Grant Skinner at work and at play, designing cutting-edge interactive experiences, games, applications, and frameworks with technologies like HTML5 and Flash.
Real-world responsive design strategies to control the appearance and behavior of your website across multiple screen sizes and devices.
Discover how to combine advanced HTML5 form elements to gather personal details from your site visitors and deliver a better user experience.
Discover how to create a user experience that embodies utility, ease of use, and efficiency by identifying what people want from websites, how they search for information, and how to structure your content to take advantage of this.
Walks you through the process of analyzing, planning, and managing different types of content—from blog posts to videos—so you can develop a content strategy for any website.
Build features that allow visitors to your online store to filter their selections interactively via sliders, drag items onto wish lists, and automatically save them locally.
Evolve your current workflow to incorporate responsive design and collaboration practices, without adding too much complexity or overhead.
Build an online application for creating personalized photo cards with user-uploaded imagery and text.
Demonstrates different design strategies, best practices, and actual code examples for creating a web site that can adapt to multiple devices, screen sizes, and browsers.
Discover how to create an app-like experience for iPad with HTML, CSS, and jQuery, while bypassing the need for Objective-C or the App Store.
Shows how to create interfaces, systems, and devices revolved around user behavior.