I had made one of my dreams come true, by attending my first Laracon in person, specifically Laracon EU. It met many of my expectations, I met and talked to the people that contributed to the community a lot, took a photo with the author of Laravel, Taylor Otwell, made a few connections and even played couple games.
Most talks were very interesting, one a bit terrifying. Antti Rössi’s talk about how Laravel applications can get hacked left the crowd speechless, almost no one knew you could gain ssh access to a server via simple image upload.
Some were funny, like Caneco’s talk with the kimono costume and sound effects. That was great. I definitely learned a lot of new things (not only from the talks), some of which will help me be a better developer. …
Whether you are dealing with publications, extensive documents or online presentations, navigations are always crucial parts and key components of them. One of the big advantages of online navigations is that they can be customised graphically into fancy and stylish designs and can be accommodated for different purposes. It is the graphic design that is so important and makes the navigation understandable and easy to use.
In this use case, prepared by ambitas team (credit to Martin Palicka) we wanted to show just one possible usage of the navigation. We chose the step-by-step navigation, usually used when you want to deliver the whole message and you want your user to go through every step.
Navigation is as simple as you would turn your radio up…
The main goal of UX design should be the feeling the user gets while using it. It should be comfortable and intuitive. If the design and navigation is too complicated and the user is being forced to click/tam more than he needs to — you gave got a problem.
Here in ambitas we created the simple “DO” and “DON’T DO” animations to help you avoid the basic mistakes in designing an application.
The examples below present two different designs. …