Sunday - September 24, 2017
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Placeholder images! Yay!
This site is cool: if features 50 (!) different color picking/designer sites.
Have fun with bubbly, splashy, sedate moody colors !
This is a great link on how to create a good shopping card visual.
Make that “cart”
Free book on product and service design from 37Signals.com, the folks who created Basecamp, one of the most popular business collaboration tools in use today.
Read it online or sign up for their mailing list (non-spammy) to download the PDF version.
Are you a techie? Of course you are.
So, go make some money using your web skills, your reading list and O’Reilly Books’ brand new Affiliate Program:
This is similar to the Amazon Affiliate program:
Build a nice e-store wrapper for any of the 3,000+ titles O’Reilly sells, entice customers, and you’ll get 5% of the purchase price (or $100 for convention sign-ups!)
By the end of WEB202, you’ll be ready to repurpose your class coursework directly into a technical bookstore.
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Good read on how some things still are in practice and what we can do to think about them while making “carts”…
Customizable CSS3 animated on-off switch
Proto.io is a pretty good online prototyping tool, btw.
It’s not the only website I read honest…
Good Form Validation Discussion on Shopping Cart, Checkout process…
An easy(ish) way to get minimal user research
Ronco Spray-On Usability
Why developers should never be trusted with your user interface.
A comprehensive documentation system for UX design project from the pros at Eightshapes.
Templates, workflows, tools
Samples of documents used created using the Unify system
Excellent UX & web design book/ebook publishers
Storytelling for User Experience
Design is the Problem
Eye Tracking the User Experience
Web Form Design
See also http://rosenfeldmedia.com/deals/
They offer frequent deep discounts
Great read on eCommerce sites that have problems. Seems like it all falls back to being easy, straightforward and simple in design.
Here is the tutorial for making a tabbed content area with CSS and jQuery that I used on my ITC200 project.
I used ‘Example 2’ of this JQuery tutorial for my thumbnail rollovers:
And this is the JQuery slideshow I used:
I got the slide show for my ITC200 final from these guys. http://sorgalla.com/projects/jcarousel/
Mine looks a little different because I broke into the images folder and styled the buttons.
This is a great tutorial for Simple Tabs w/ CSS & jQuery:
This review of the e-Commerce WordPress plugin was written by a professional programmer who uses Magento. He also discusses code quality.
Here’s the website I showed in class:
I’m curious to learn why you showed our site in your class?
She thought it was good.
Great. I’m about to do a home page re-design, so would love any feedback. We’re going to have more of a blog/twitter feed focus.
Heres a shopping site that takes customer choice to the n’th degree.
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