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bio website larstech.com
location Batavia, IL
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Started programming career in the manufacturing sector and now I develop software for the health care industry.

For fun, I sell Football Pool Management software.

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Apr
16
comment Are age verification banners effective?
Answer is C) Curt Flood. :-)
Feb
3
comment Is it a problem to have a link to 'View Your Basket' and 'Go To Checkout' that both go to the same place?
You could include the word "View" as part of the underlined items, so it reads: "View 8 Items - $20.62"
Dec
30
comment Appropriate Icon for “Load” Button?
@NickAldwin Updated answer.
Dec
28
comment Any actual reason for complicated UIs?
I dread the future when these designers discover they can have a "2nd" monitor.
Dec
5
comment Any alternative text labels for a “Race/Ethnicity” dropdown?
For our certified emr, we had to list Ethnicity and Race separately, using those exact census descriptions.
Nov
29
comment How do I explain correct usage of the MS Comic Sans font to a client?
It was also meant for and looks great on Microsoft Outlook Notes. Oh, wait...
Nov
28
comment How to indicate the word “interesting” with an icon?
Does the idea have to be this big? :-)
Oct
13
comment How to best let a user sequence items in their queue
All of the above?
Oct
7
comment What icon to use for archive and for restore?
At first glance, those looked like toilets. I guess the analogy is still the same. :-)
Sep
30
comment Who is the average user?
Unless it's a specific audience, I would imagine the "intent" of the average user moniker is the same as the lucrative TV market: 18-35 years old.
Sep
21
comment Why do people clear the screen multiple times when using a calculator?
I usually do this with Ctrl-C (copy to clipboard) a lot. Sort of, I really, really, really want this copied.
Sep
20
comment How easy should I make it to delete content?
Shouldn't those "Delete Harddrive" options be "Now?" or "Later?" :-)
Sep
15
comment Traffic lights: “yellow” is progress, not state
"Red stop, green go, yellow...go very fast."
Sep
14
comment UI : Is it fine to have MessageBox without a caption?
@SeeSharp But if it's a slightly long message, then the title gives a good "heads up" about the contents of the message. Even with a real short message, it's probably best to stay consistent.
Sep
14
comment UI : Is it fine to have MessageBox without a caption?
@SeeSharp The message icons help categorize the type of message, but it doesn't necessarily convey what the message is about.