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User experience is different from data design Developers who move into UX often forget this important perspective change. Users don't think in terms of CRUD. They usually think in terms of what they want to get done. Some examples: For a micro blog, an author might want to create, update, and delete posts from the same convenient interface. For a ...


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Good question, but the Wolfram reference is terribly incorrect. The use of the period . in user interfaces is almost universal nowadays, and I would advise against trying to overload the comma. The spread of the decimal point is a pretty interesting case on the effects of globalization and technology. In this case, the broad standardization of global ...


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Three dependent values got me thinking about electricity and the rules of thumb for calculating power, current and voltage or current, voltage and resistance. In this Ohm's law calculator (at the end of the page) user has to enter two and only two values and click "Calculate" to get the third one. It's easy to click reset and to enter new values but if the ...


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Design for the primary use case, then take care of secondaries I would guess that most users will know what they want to calculate, so they will come in, fill out two fields, then calculate the third. So this is the primary use case. Sometimes, users will change their minds or want to explore other variations, so they will switch fields or recalculate. ...



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