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Before considering any option, you have to also consider the business requirements of the quiz. If the business requirements say that users must pass 80% of the questions, then doing Option 1 would have users anticipate that they could fail the quiz prior to finishing the remainder of the questions. This could result in a potential emotion of reluctance to ...


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This factor 4 is a rule of thumb. It could have been less (or more) but those who designed the Apdex thought that there would be a high level of consensus in saying that users having to wait more than four times the maximum tolerated usual delay would be frustrated. Note that the higher the factor, the more underestimated the proportion of frustated users ...


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I'd be surprised if there are any stats that recent. Its not something you can get easily. You can not measure abandonment for slow pages with E.G. Google analytics, because the pages aren't loaded yet and thus the stat is not recorded consistently. And it's not like some company is spending a lot of money to get stats every month. 55 Web Performance Stats ...


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A safe way would be "wrapping" the resources (prefixes to css-handles, javascript classes/calls) and deploying them via a lazy async javascript loader. At launch enable all in a high level file which just changes the references for old to new css/js. You just replace the filenames for the new versions in your (I guess optimized) resource loading queue. It ...


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If a user has to wait to post, he will go post somewhere else. Sometimes we take this UX thinking a bit extreme. As designers our job is to make things agile for the user, keep them informed of all the things they need to be aware with and let them successfully work.


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While I agree completely with the accepted answer, and it's already late, I'd like to offer another perspective, focusing rather on the "perceived waiting time" (i.e. behavior problem), instead of the "real waiting time" (i.e. engineering problem). This Signal vs Noise article cited the classical example of managing the perception of waiting time. Just ...



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