THE UX BASICS

A heuristic evaluation is a usability inspection method for computer software that helps to identify usability problems in the user interface design.

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Have you ever wondered how we get hooked to certain websites and spend hours without realising? Or, how it becomes so easy to navigate between some websites while with others it’s simply annoying even to identify the provided action items. So what makes these websites or products stand out? The answer to all these questions is a better User Experience Design. So grab a cup of coffee and let’s know, how, when and where we can use UX to make our products stand out by focusing on the User as the primary source of inspiration.

Design Heuristics Evaluation

Discount Usability Analysis, founded by Jakob Nielsen, is a cost-effective method of usability evaluation based on three techniques: scenarios, simplified think-aloud, and heuristic evaluation. …


THE UX BASICS

A heuristic evaluation is a usability inspection method for computer software that helps to identify usability problems in the user interface (UI) design.

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Have you ever wondered how we get hooked to certain websites and spend hours without realising? Or, how it becomes so easy to navigate between some websites while with others it’s simply annoying even to identify the provided action items. So what makes these websites or products stand out? The answer to all these questions is a better User Experience Design. So grab a cup of coffee and let’s know, how, when and where we can use UX to make our products stand out by focusing on the User as the primary source of inspiration.

Design Heuristics (Rule of Thumb)

A heuristic evaluation is a usability inspection method for computer software that helps to identify usability problems in the user interface (UI) design. It specifically involves evaluators examining the interface and judging its compliance with recognized usability principles (the “heuristics”). …


THE UX BASICS

Don Norman’s Psychology of Everyday Things covers a model of how people act when they’re acting in the world to pursue goals that they have.

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Have you ever wondered how we get hooked to certain websites and spend hours without realising? Or, how it becomes so easy to navigate between some websites while with others it’s simply annoying even to identify the provided action items. So what makes these websites or products stand out? The answer to all these questions is a better User Experience Design. So grab a cup of coffee and let’s know, how, when and where we can use UX to make our products stand out by focusing on the User as the primary source of inspiration.

Stages of Action by People

In 1986, Don Norman published a book called The Psychology of Everyday Things. It was later re-released under the title The Design of Everyday Things. But this book has had an enormous influence on the field of user experience, and many user experience professionals have read it and used it. One of the things that Norman covers in this book is a model of how people act when they’re acting in the world to pursue goals that they have. …


THE UX BASICS

There are six individual principles commonly associated with gestalt theory: similarity, continuation, closure, proximity, figure/ground, and symmetry & order.

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Have you ever wondered how we get hooked to certain websites and spend hours without realising? Or, how it becomes so easy to navigate between some websites while with others it’s simply annoying even to identify the provided action items. So what makes these websites or products stand out? The answer to all these questions is a better User Experience Design. So grab a cup of coffee and let’s know, how, when and where we can use UX to make our products stand out by focusing on the User as the primary source of inspiration.

How do we see a webpage?


THE UX BASICS

The best prototype is the one that, in the simplest and most efficient way makes the possibilities of a design idea visible and measurable.

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Have you ever wondered how we get hooked to certain websites and spend hours without realising? Or, how it becomes so easy to navigate between some websites while with others it’s simply annoying even to identify the provided action items. So what makes these websites or products stand out? The answer to all these questions is a better User Experience Design. So grab a cup of coffee and let’s know, how, when and where we can use UX to make our products stand out by focusing on the User as the primary source of inspiration.

The best prototype is the one that, in the simplest and most efficient way makes the possibilities of a design idea visible and measurable. …


THE UX BASICS

In UI Design process the whole system needs to be designed by keeping the interactive experience of the user in front of the scenario.

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Have you ever wondered how we get hooked to certain websites and spend hours without realising? Or, how it becomes so easy to navigate between some websites while with others it’s simply annoying even to identify the provided action items. So what makes these websites or products stand out? The answer to all these questions is a better User Experience Design. So grab a cup of coffee and let’s know, how, when and where we can use UX to make our products stand out by focusing on the User as the primary source of inspiration.

A very nice example: https://50problems50days.com/

“Most people make the mistake of thinking design is what it looks like. People think it’s this veneer, that the designers are handed this box and told ‘Make it look good’, but that’s not what we think the design is. It’s not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.”


THE UX BASICS

It’s very important to follow an intuitive process in order to make the complex UX design process easier.

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Have you ever wondered how we get hooked to certain websites and spend hours without realising? Or, how it becomes so easy to navigate between some websites while with others it’s simply annoying even to identify the provided action items. So what makes these websites or products stand out? The answer to all these questions is a better User Experience Design. So grab a cup of coffee and let’s know, how, when and where we can use UX to make our products stand out by focusing on the User as the primary source of inspiration.

How to make UX easy:

It’s very important to follow an intuitive process in order to make the complex UX design process easier. …


THE UX BASICS

UX stands for “User Experience” and as the name suggests, the whole process revolves around the user.

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Have you ever wondered how we get hooked to certain websites and spend hours without realising? Or, how it becomes so easy to navigate between some websites while with others it’s simply annoying even to identify the provided action items. So what makes these websites or products stand out? The answer to all these questions is a better User Experience Design. So grab a cup of coffee and let’s know, how, when and where we can use UX to make our products stand out by focusing on the User as the primary source of inspiration.

What is UX?

UX stands for “User Experience” and as the name suggests, the whole process revolves around the user. Now we can define User Experience in a few different ways from the perspective of a designer or a consumer. …


VISUALIZATION-1

Let’s play a game which will help you to clearly understand AI-based Knowledge-Based Agents.

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Have you ever seen an automated vacuum cleaner cleaning the house? It cleans the whole room without any human interaction. But how does it get to differentiate between the position furniture and free space? Humans can do it easily by their vision and reasoning but for robots, it is pretty hard to get background knowledge about the environment. In AI, this approach is embodied in Knowledge-Based Agents.

Let’s play a game which will help you to clearly understand this concept. Here you will explore a new environment in order to win the heap of gold.

The game consists of an environment of 4X4 grids. It is called the Wumpus World. There will be a heap of gold which needs to be grabbed to win the game along with a wumpus lurking somewhere in the grids(fortunately the wumpus does not move). There will also be some bottomless pits here which can trap anyone except the wumpus. Now, go through the Game Rules and try to win the heap of gold. …


VISUALIZATION-1

Try to place “N” numbers of queens on an “N x N” chessboard so that none of the queens attacks each other.

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Let’s play a simple puzzle game. Your task is to place two more Queens in of the given chessboard such that, there will no Queen attacking the others.

Solved it? Pretty simple, wasn’t it? The above problem already had 3 queens placed. Will you be able to place all the Queens from a start?

Try to place “N” numbers of queens on an “N x N” chessboard so that none of the queens attacks each other vertically, horizontally or diagonally. With every solution, you will be allowed to play the next level with the incremented number of “N”. Let’s start with a 4x4 board. …

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