Once upon a time, in the kingdom of far far away, I needed to explain that UX deliverables aren’t just ugly, simplified versions of visual design. I’m pretty sure you’ve been there too. I came up with an analogy that meant to kill the dragon, steal princess and win me a shiny pot of gold.
This post is inspired by a conversation with one of the winners of the UXBite competition, Tomek. We were talking about various wireframing tools and one of the things Tomek said caught my attention: I was trying to work with ***, but I felt like they gave me a hammer and now I’m obliged to(…)
Hello UX designers and UX designer’s families! Nick Finck – exceptional UX professional (and our great client) provides UX gift list every year. He’s doing an amazing job. I decided to add a little bit to the list. My collection is rather personal. Connected not only to UX design but to design in general. Hopefully,(…)
Today We’d Like To Brag A Little (Humbly, Of Course) About One Of UXPin’s Great Users. We’ll Be Introducing You To SocialPaths And Their Real-Life UXPin Adventure With Interactive Wireframes! “We are no longer able to work without UXPin…” SocialPaths (a.k.a. The Great User) SocialPaths is a social media agency that, in their own Creative(…)
There’s that exercise popular in branding called “Writing an obituary” (you can read more about it in Marty Neumeier’s “Zag”) shockingly effective way of finding your way up to the top. You (and other founders) imagine that in 25 years your company has come to the end. After quite a successful time you’re about to(…)
Is it even possible? Well… YES! We did a lot of listening and thinking lately and now we can proudly present four new features that will make your job easier and faster! So, let’s cut the chit-chat. Feature One – Context-Sensitive Menu and the Properties Tab After years of using non-web-based prototyping tools such as(…)
Another e-mail from one of the users about JustProto features: One quick question when we share a preview link with the client can I hide the left pane which shows the pages other than minimizing it. Thanks, Rakesh Well, a week ago we didn’t have that option. Sharing a prototype preview link generated by our(…)
A while ago we got a message from one of the users. Here’s what Mark said: “I really wish that I could set the individual menu cell width for a horizontal menu so that when I am overlaying it on an existing web design that it will line up correctly with the existing menu tabs…(…)
As part of a new JustProto version, we improved the text editor. Next to standard formatting options now you have available a few new ones. What options exactly? Take a look at the picture. Below the image, you’ll find a brief description of each new option. Paste as plain text – this option helps(…)
Soon JustProto’s getting new feature – chat:) Thanks to chat all collaborators will have the chance to talk over the project in JustProto without using any other chatlike solutions. Chat history will be saved in JustProto so users gain access to conversations – even if they go out of town – directly in the web(…)
JustProto wins 4th round of the Wireframe Madness App Tourney! Why to use JustProto? (according to the tournament results) Customize interface with company logo Auto save Nice set of social icons, iab standard ads, and iphone/ipad/android tools Collaboration and co-edit ability Allows Components page templates Simple prototyping ability Rulers and grid with pixel increments Easy(…)
How many times were you annoyed by the fact your perfectly placed elements moved accidentally? Or the cat sat on the keyboard and your work just went to hell? If that made you “go bananas” – here’s the solution: we present new JustProto element property – Lock/Unlock! From now on you can block certain elements(…)
Prototyping, though often confused with magic, is just a simple tool to reach satisfying level of: 1. Creativity (prototyping as a „brainstorming tool”) 2. Certainity (prototyping as a „testing tool”) 3. Clarity (prototyping as a project documentation) It’s also known as 3c – 3 reasons to prototype.
Here’s another great news for JustProto users. Long-awaited feature is now done and ready to be used. Easily created components are a great tool for everyone who have problem with applying the same, multiple elements on various pages of prototype. They’re piece of cake to use – just click Add like you do it adding(…)
So you’re either part of User Experience team or have invested in creating one and you’re not happy with the results. What’s going on? What are the main reasons? Remember: Usually your team isn’t a group of lemmings. They just got temporarily lost. 1. They don’t work together (And by together I don’t mean in(…)
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