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Dark patterns FTW? The problem with moving things around on hover is that the targets jump. This isn't really a problem for the item being expanded. As Jamezrp pointed out, that may be intentional. Maybe Netflix is using a dark pattern to try to increase engagement. I say dark because it's not an ideal interaction, but Netflix may have found the "negative" ...


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I think this is something that should be deprioritized. It's definitely a nice-to-have, but you have to way it against other variables: how may users resize their browsers drastically on a desktop? of those users, how many are truly confused by the reflowed layout? how much time and money will it take to add these transitions? Will this affect time and ...


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My short answer is yes, but it is not something you should stress to much over. While most users will have the screen maximised on their device (be it 4k, 1080p, 1024x768 or 320x480 resolutions) there is a chance that they will not have the browser maximised (although this is likely to only happen on a desktop computer). Unfortunately you can't also rely ...


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Most users don’t resize their windows that often. So: a definite No, there is no need to fiddle with all this animations. But: Some users do. So, some animations might be of help — drastic changes (like disappearing or complete different navigation) could (and should) be accompanied by an animation. The animation has the only purpose to help orientation, ...


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I think the first thing to do is find out if your users actually resize windows. As designers and nerds, we tend to try this out to evaluate responsive design, but many users do not. This isn't to say that "normal" users (or your users) don't use multiple browser sizes, they just might use fullscreen/half screen versions only, or something like that. The ...



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