Every week I post a lot of my daily readings about Web, UI and UX Design, mobile design, webdesign tools and useful resources, inspiration on twitter and other social networks.
This week’s selection: micro-management and burn out. accessibility guidelines, personas vs job to be done, Gestalt Theory, above the fold myth, UI and UX patterns, performance tools compared, AI design, typography, Progressive Web Apps, UX Heuristics Analysis, FOUT in CSS, Service Workers, Empathy Map Canvas and maintaining symbols in Sketch
You can follow me on twitter to get a dose of links every days.
This week I published something
“Mobile UX: Tiny Screens, Big Adventures” I gave a nice interview on Mobile UX, my journey and my process and one big project failure that taught me a lot 🙂
TL;DNR the one you should not miss
Mandatory read for startups, companies and managers 👉👉 What I’ve Learned About Not Micro Managing People
Personas vs. Jobs-to-Be-Done, two complementary methods
Finally an article on Gestalt Theory with actual UI examples instead of the panda/triangle logo, yes!!
Cute: Above the fold is a myth.
Don’t mistake common UI patterns for best practices, on building a nice browsing experience for users
Really interesting comparison: The Difference Between GTmetrix, PageSpeed Insights, Pingdom Tools and WebPagetest
“As a user” needs to stop, on how to write proper better User Stories
Travel sites from a UX perspective, a lot of mistakes indeed :/ (and don’t get me started on flight booking sites 😣)
Pattern Variation: an effective design system provides components that are robust, resilient, flexible, and adaptable. Let’s talk about some of the ways in which patterns can be designed for flexibility.
The Ripple Effect: How Our Smallest Design Choices Can Make A Big Impact (on roadsigns design and typography)
What Progressive Web App features will Apple support? Some predictions, we’ll see if they become true or not 🙂
Inspiration and Great ideas
Ten Years Ago, a little time machine 🙂
Follow the #VisibleWomen hashtag in twitter to discover amazing illustrators and artists
Understanding Service Workers (more dev oriented article with code examples)
Useful resources, tools and plugins that will make your life easy
Terasi helps you maintain all of your symbols in a single external Sketch file, so you can reuse it at anytime in any projects
Merge duplicate symbols in Sketch – I needed that yesterday haha