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Free Ebook: User Testing & Design – Improving Yelp’s Website

UXPin, UserTesting, and Optimal Workshop team up to demonstrate how to run 3 simple usability tests as part of your design process. As an example, they’ve taken on the exercise of redesigning Yelp based on insights from usability testing. The free e-book User Testing & Design shows you how to decide and plan usability testing, analyze qualitative and quantitative data,…

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Building HTML5 Hybrid Apps

In the beginning there was native code and it was good. Then PhoneGap, Appcelerator, Trigger.io, AppGyver and others emerged, ushering in the “native or hybrid” debate. If you aren’t familiar with the term, a hybrid app is a mobile app written using languages such as HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript, then compiled into native iOS, Android or other mobile platform code…

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Improving Design With Quick Usability Tests

To see how users behave in a natural environment, it helps to use remote usability software to record the screens and the voices of test participants. This lets you hear them thinking out loud and see every click. While focus groups and field studies help you understand user opinions and natural product use, remote recorded tests let you see reactions…

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Top 50 Web & Mobile GUI Templates from 2014

Today, just as we did last year, we have compiled a comprehensive collection of the best free web and mobile GUI templates from this year (2014). As you would expect, the vast majority of the templates have been designed in a flat-style, but after this years release of iOS8 with it’s elegant ‘line-style’ UI, and the introduction of Google’s gorgeous…

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Acquainting Yourself With the Specifics of the Printing Process

For graphic designers in this day and age an increasing amount of the day’s workload is prepared for the digital medium. The move to a digital environment has elevated work destined for print to a more exact practice, requiring adjustments to the finished product that might not be immediately apparent. In this article we’ll be taking you through some of…

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We Have 5 Copies of the Ebook ‘Running a Web Design Business’ to Giveaway

Are you starting to gear up for the holidays? We have another one of those fantastic gifts/giveaways from our friends at DealFuel. DealFuel has great offers and discounts for all web professionals. Their premium DealClub membership gives you exclusives at unbelievable rates. One such is the DC exclusive eBook on “Running A Web Design Business“. This is a step-by-step support…

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Freebie: A Huge Christmas & New Year Vector Banner Kit

Courtesy of our friends from Freepik, we have another fantastic Christmas freebie for you this week! We have huge (35mb) selection of Christmas and New Year vector banners that you can use to decorate your website! The banner download comes packaged with 8 varied seasonal styles, and also come in 9 popular banner sizes (120x600px, 160x600px, 200x200px, 250x250px, 300x250px, 300x600px,…