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Twitter is still a delivered medium like sms or email. It makes no sense to offer an edit option because people will have already received the original tweet. UI has to follow the fundamental nature of the system. Even the delete option is only offered on the basis that it is fallible and clients might not respect it.


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Find some representative users and 'test' it on them (watch them using your tasks on your site) - you'll learn a lot.


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Where to Start? As the comment above asked, how do you know there are usability issues? Why is a redesign necessary? Are there new requirements or are the old ones not being met? Is there any data/user feedback at all to suggest known problems or desired new features that you can start with? Is there any existing customer feedback mechanism (if not are ...


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If you need a lot of different unique codes it matters whether the user will have to manually type it in, and it will have to be generated algorithmicly. Typed in Manually For something they'll have to type in, and still sufficiently random, I've done this before by generating a string like GHJ5-JKG4. Start by picking a random number between 0 and 31. ...


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Let’s say you need a million codes tops. We’ll use a friendly scheme that has a milliard/billion possible combinations, but could be scaled up easily, so not every possible combination yielded a valid coupon code. Get a list of 1000 short and frequent non-vulgar words, preferably from the same category, e.g. just nouns. Randomize their order. Assign to each ...


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Without any additional rules that would define what values can be used for a coupon code (or any restrictions), I recommend something that would be (1) easy to remember and (2) something that sort of describes the kind of discount that can be obtained. Examples: SAVE25%OFF FREESHIPPING WIDGET123 (Product name like you suggested - at least it implies that ...


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You can't fix what you don't know is broken. As you state, your intimacy with the product means you're likely not an unbiased critic. So, as for where to start, find out what doesn't work for your audience. Start with some questionnaires or interviews or surveys. Talk to the support desk to see what questions they are asked the most. Find out if there is a ...


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Regarding the rounding error, if you store in the unit they entered initially (or as a single type of unit), and then convert on display, you should only get a small rounding error but it shouldn't be compounded. Regarding the switch, I think the answer depends on why people would be switching back and forth between units. Wouldn't they typically just use ...



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