I'm trying to figure out what elements to in an alert show when a web application is offline. Gmail shows all three elements I'm considering: the Status, a Reconnect Countdown, and a Manual Reconnect ...
I'm developing a Q&A product. Answering form works like this: Each question has 2 answer slots. If you're writing an answer, you can take your time, but after a few seconds of not writing, a ...
I’m creating a website where users practice writing short stories. One particular task is writing a story in less than 15 minutes (the stories will later be reviewed/rated by other users). The ...
I was wondering if it is better for the user to display a countdown timer in the format of 36 hours, 12 minutes, 30 seconds instead of 1 day, 12 hours, 12 minutes, 30 seconds. I think that with the ...
I'm making a Pomodoro Timer to apply the Pomodoro Technique to my work. I need to display a countdown timer (count 25 minutes). Within 25 minutes I need to focus on my current task and try my best to ...
Any thoughts on what would be a more effective progress indicator: a progress bar or a countdown? I've seen both used and get the feeling that with the countdown, time seems to pass faster.