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: user research, performance, designer mindset, friction is not always bad in UX, customer journey maps, mobile users and forms, some PWA news and an icon set.
You can follow me on twitter to get a dose of links every days.
TL;DNR the one you should not miss
Here’s what you get for free with a Progressive Web App – homescreen button and beyond
You don’t need to know everything about UX – this is refreshing to read, fighting the knowledge anxiety
Performance Is About People, Not Metrics [Velocity 2017]
The State of Design – bla, blabla bla
Vanity Metrics Need to Die + an interesting tool
Have Designers Lost Control Of Design? On design and ethics
Visual Designers with a Frontend Developers Mindset (using design systems, pattern libraries and tools like Sketch)
Friction Isn’t Always the Bad Guy in User Experience – for example. when you want your users to get out of autopilot mode
#UX #Customer Journey
3 Complicated Steps to a Customer Journey Map that Actually Works (and help you focus on retention
The anatomy of a Bootstrap dashboard that earns $1,000s each month – always cool to learn the story behind products
#Team #Working Together
Cassie Robinson designed a “user manual” to help share your preferences with your team, and to understand what theirs are too, I love this idea
The Tiny Keyboard Problem: Do People Complete Forms on Their Phones? – Interesting quantitative data
Android Oreo takes a bite out of Progressive Web Apps – this doesn’t look that good especially for non Chrome users
Useful resources, tools and plugins that will make your life easy
Feather – Simply beautiful open source