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2answers
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Is there a clear separation of function from visual design in the Microsoft 'Metro' UI?

There have been many design projects that are using the Microsoft UI design style/pattern to build web applications and mobile apps. Many current software development teams are using Agile ...
8
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4answers
1k views

What are the UI/UX guidelines for data heavy modern style Windows apps?

I'm working on an application that uses the Windows "modern" design language (née Metro). The app involves a lot of data entry and manipulation. Think of something like you might do with MS Access - ...
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0answers
82 views

Where can I find ui/ux designers willing to contribute to my opensource project? [closed]

I'm working on simple app for learning rhythm sight reading. It's available here. I got some suggestions that UI/UX should be improved thus searching for people willing to contribute. Currently it's ...
15
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4answers
718 views

What is wrong with my color selection?

Our customer said they wanted a minimalistic user interface, with a Windows 8 feel. However, I am a developer and do not have any experience with user interfaces. So, I went ahead and found the color ...
2
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2answers
125 views

Facebook user and friends user display patterns for Windows 8 Metro App

I'm developing a win 8 metro app (html) with facebook integration. At windows 8, i cannot use the facebook social plugin to show user informations... So i need to construct my HTML and css to show ...
8
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2answers
215 views

Grouping best practices for list with international data

I have a grouped list of items sorted alphabetically. Groups are created from the first character of each item title. All characters that not belongs to any alphabet are grouped into a unique group ...
1
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1answer
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Are there any recommendations for the look of Metro UI table?

I can't find any Metro UI example of medium-size table (to give you an idea, min. 5 columns with text and numbers and min. 5 rows). For instance, when table is wide, it's useful to use alternate row ...
1
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2answers
643 views

Sortable List for Metro App - Examples/Ideas?

I'm building a Metro App that lists all your Facebook and twitter likes on a per URL basis. So it's basically just a list. But I think the usual Metro Tiles/Grid style is really not very helpful ...
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2answers
638 views

Where to put the “new button” in a metro style app

I am creating a Windows 8 style app, and I am confused where to put the new button. I have many options I can choose from. First above the search list: Second under the search list: Third with ...
8
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3answers
2k views

What lessons can we learn about Metro UX from Windows 8?

Microsoft's Metro design language is moving into the mainstream with Windows 8. There are several online references that talk about the theory of Metro design, including the wikipedia page Metro ...
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3answers
484 views

Are there any guidelines for usability testing a Metro app?

How do I conduct usability test on a new Win-8 Metro application when the expected users don't have any experience on that platform? I'm going to test on PC and not on tablet.
2
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1answer
109 views

What are all the ways I should let my users invoke the toolbar in a Metro app?

I'm playing around with the Windows 8 Developer preview, with the intention of making a Metro version of an existing product. It seems that in the Metro apps included with the preview, the toolbar is ...
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2answers
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Windows 8 Metro Design Examples / Guidelines [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find style guide for metro UI for web applications? Not a technical question about how to build an app (I'm just going to use DevExpress Tiles, mostly ...
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2answers
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How will the Metro user interface improve the desktop experience?

I'm trying to understand the "buzz" in regards to the "metro" design in the upcoming Windows 8 user interface. I find most commentators as being thrilled, excited, can't-wait. Hardly anyone ...