A metaphor is a set of user interface visuals, actions and procedures that exploit specific knowledge that users already have of other domains. The purpose of the interface metaphor is to give the user instantaneous knowledge about how to interact with the user interface.
On our profile page, we're giving users choices among three privacy settings for each field. The checkbox choices will not appear until a user highlights a particular field, but we do want to convey ...
Looking for a repository or thoughts on icons used in the UI to represent the following CRM Sales activities: Leads, Opportunities, and Quotes (as in configuring an opportunity to suit a customer). ...
The floppy disk is a good idiom for 'save', is there any good one for 'real time' or 'live' data? I haven't found much on the interweb: 'fast text', this is meant for IM A LOT of clocks in ...
Today we use the term “cloud” without thinking about it. We use it mainly in terms of storage online, far away and unreachable. We can’t plug in a USB memory in the cloud to download data. We plug the ...
I am building a conference/tradeshow application where a user can assume multiple roles within the application and within a particular conference. For example a user can be an attendee, and have ...