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Front-end developer at an online bank. I've been doing web development for 15 years. For most of that time, I've been passionate about UX, though I wouldn't consider myself an expert. It's a great privilege to be a part of this community and learn from you smart people.

You can also catch me on Stack Overflow, Twitter (@patrick_mc), and Github.

Daniel 2:20-22


May
11
comment Save icon, is the floppy disk icon dead?
Here's a nice collection of "dead" icons, including the floppy disk. hanselman.com/blog/…
May
4
comment Is there a name for the pattern of a categorized autocomplete?
@Agos Federated search presents the results broken up into categories. Faceted search allows the results to be filtered by category.
Apr
30
comment Is there a name for the pattern of a categorized autocomplete?
Me too, to the point that I edited your question with the intent of changing "complete" to "suggest" and still got it backwards.
Apr
30
revised Is there a name for the pattern of a categorized autocomplete?
rolled back to a previous revision
Apr
30
revised Is there a name for the pattern of a categorized autocomplete?
rolled back to a previous revision
Apr
27
revised Is there a name for the pattern of a categorized autocomplete?
missed one
Apr
27
revised Is there a name for the pattern of a categorized autocomplete?
Just calling it auto-suggest
Apr
27
revised Is there a name for the pattern of a categorized autocomplete?
s/auto-suggest/auto-complete/
Apr
27
answered Is there a name for the pattern of a categorized autocomplete?
Apr
27
accepted Forgiving Format: Rewrite on blur or ASAP?
Apr
26
asked Forgiving Format: Rewrite on blur or ASAP?
Apr
25
revised How to display large amounts of data compactly?
edited tags
Apr
20
comment Save icon, is the floppy disk icon dead?
@NickChammas Thanks. I've replaced the link with another, better one. Also, youtube.com/watch?v=63Y5XjlO4vk
Apr
20
revised Save icon, is the floppy disk icon dead?
added 14 characters in body
Mar
28
awarded  Good Answer
Mar
15
comment Multiple Monitors and screen corners
@MattRockwell They overshoot on purpose, expecting the mouse pointer to stop in the corner of the screen. See Question 3 here: asktog.com/columns/022DesignedToGiveFitts.html
Mar
13
comment Isn’t the FAQ label obsolete by now?
+1 for background information.
Mar
13
revised Isn’t the FAQ label obsolete by now?
link to related floppy disk question
Mar
9
revised Wording for “select folder which we're going to create a folder in”
edited tags
Feb
22
revised Is it a good Idea to force user to sign in/sign up for purchase
updated title of duplicate