When I use an ATM, as soon as I have my card and cash I'm walking away. I don't hang around to read any "thank you" screen after the transaction is complete. When using an ATM immediately after ...
The web app I'm working on (a social network) allows users to chat and send each other messages. This is not the main focus of the app, but it will be used quite a lot (these conversation need to be ...
Planning a social networking site with a private messaging system, including following folders: inbox sentbox drafts trash and labels that can be created, managed by the users and applied in a n:n ...
I'm working on a project that involves displaying a text-only conversation between anywhere from two to ten or more people. The reader will be either zero or one of the participants. The main UI will ...
Note: By flash message, I do not mean Adobe Flash, but messages that should be displayed on completion of an action. I am designing a web application and messages will be displayed after a certain ...
On Android, a toast is a transient confirmation message appearing in the lower portion of the screen. Did Google consciously position the toast here for optimal usability? I want to port this toast ...
Following case exists: User has got an web application. One part of the software is a kind of dashboard area where the user can organize all his different graph widgets (diagrams). He has different ...
How to classify what type of messages should've a fullstop/period and what should not? Because there are certain error/warning/success/info messages (be it a dialog, banner, contextual or ones in a ...
Say there's a form (XAML) with a checkbox on it. If the check box is checked the user should be warned about something. The message to the user is basically, if you enable this then be aware that such ...
I just found this while verifying my email with Tumblr. The simplicity of the message just shocked me, in a good way. I kept on thinking that is usually to deliver messages directly, in short ...
When our software is installed, it installs some networking components. It may run fine immediately after the install, but chances are that some applications won't be able to talk to the network until ...
Should you bother with popups? Do users read them? How can you get them to read them? Should you try to design your application so it doesn't need or use pop up messages/notifications? This applies ...