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A study in usability

How do you learn about usability?  Learning about usability can be accomplished by reading textbooks on the subject, or by reading internet articles.  But it can also be learned by looking at and examining examples of bad usability.  A good … Read more…

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Designing and Launching the New HBDesign.com From a Design Standpoint

This is the second post about the launch of our new website. This one comes from my perspective, the right-brained designer experience. Like Bob mentioned in his post, I also found the task daunting (but exhilarating at the same time).  It’s always a challenge … Read more…

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Sometimes They Get it Wrong

As I have said in other posts, I am also an instructor at Clark College in Vancouver, Washington. Recently I had a student who wanted to create an ordered list of items in two columns and needed to have the … Read more…
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Web-based Applications: Best Practices

One of the services we offer to clients is a usability review of web sites or web-based tools. Sometimes we then are fortunate to help improve the site or tool. Being given the opportunity to review interfaces created by other … Read more…

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Usability and Web-based Applications

It seems like everyone and their dogs are rushing to put “applications” on the web. I think this is for two reasons. First, it’s a natural evolution from using static web pages (Web 1.0), to using ajax to make the … Read more…

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