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bio website github.com/vzwick
location Germany
age 29
visits member for 3 years, 2 months
seen Dec 16 at 10:13

I guess one might call me a jack of all trades, so here's some buzzwords for you in no particular order:

  • Media Studies
  • HTML(5)
  • CSS(3)
  • JS
  • jQuery
  • PHP
  • node.js
  • WordPress
  • Mobile Applications
  • Mobile Web
  • Semantic Web
  • API design
  • UX
  • UI
  • Conversion optimization
  • Data mining
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Social Software
  • Motorcycles
  • Paragliding
  • Travel
  • … (t.b.c.)

Currently JS ninja at a small SAAS CRM shop in Germany.


Dec
2
comment Prepare Community for a Redesign
Definitely +1 for sneak preview/user feedback!
Jul
14
comment Username vs “My Library” for media collection menu bar link
I'm afraid you'll have to explain that one. Maybe even edit your question, post screenshots and/or mockups?
Jul
14
comment Is a grid layout for a music/video player bad ux?
@JeffCallahan - obelia's point is definitely extremely important as well. You might want to consider a "hero unit" of some sorts. The site being "unofficial", I see the potential trademark issues that prevented you from being bold about "what is this thing" in the first place. Obelia's and my points aside, I think your site fits its purpose quite well.
Oct
20
comment Form with scores and question weights
+1 for sorting by weight.
Sep
18
comment Am I right to sort the the RHS listbox alphabetically in a paired-listbox GUI?
@LightnessRacesinOrbit Well, let me say it with Steve Krug's words: don't make me think! If "order of selection" is what your users expect, don't throw them off track (especially since the ordering doesn't influence anything and there's just a few items being selected at a time).
Sep
17
comment Why is 13px Arial font the web standard?
I'm quite tempted to fire up node.js, write a crawler, parse a couple million pages and see what font sizes are being used.
Sep
6
comment Has anyone seen an account activation solution which didn't open another tab
HTML5 Cross-Window Messaging, anyone? ejohn.org/blog/cross-window-messaging (also, caniuse.com/#feat=x-doc-messaging)
Aug
30
comment How should I name the paid app VS unpaid app on mobile devices?
+1 for the IAP pointer
Aug
28
comment What symbol to use to represent feedback
@JeroenEijkhof – +1, that was a 30-second-mockup thrown together in a hurry; the icon definitely needs to be simplified ;)
Aug
28
comment Rating or Grading on touch devices (smartphones/tablets)
@KovacsLevente – Depending on screen real estate, my context argument of course becomes invalid. With the multitude of different devices these days (and I bet there's many more of them to come, with even more diverse capabilities, screens, interaction modes …), I like to think "from smallest to largest", though. On a typical smartphone, context will break. Depending on what your expected user base is, this will affect a lot of users.
Aug
28
comment Mobile search: Should variables be separated with a comma or space?
Is there a finite list of these company codes?
Aug
28
comment Rating or Grading on touch devices (smartphones/tablets)
"[…] scrolling is accepted on a touch device. It's natural behavior, and if the UI suggests it, the user doesn't have to think about it." - probably true. Still, it's called touch device, not scroll device, right? :p
Aug
27
comment What symbol to use to represent feedback
I find the "conversation" aspect quite ambivalent in the context of user feedback collection: usually (with the exception of getsatisfaction.com and the likes), sending feedback doesn't necessarily initiate a conversation. depending on the means and goals of feedback collection, communication can be pretty much one-way.
Aug
24
comment A proper title for e-mail and website address together?
@TJH: I'd strongly suggest not using an envelope as an icon for "street address" since it's used fairly often as a metaphor for "eMail". I'd suggest using a "house" icon instead.
Aug
24
comment Is there a UI precedent for changing permissions?
@kristina Glad I could help – would love to see the final mockup some day ;)
Aug
24
comment Should Font Faces be the Same Across Different Devices?
What is your rationale for changing the font face? Also, doesn't the NY State Dept. of Labor have any sort of a CD manual?
Aug
23
comment How can I describe what checkboxes do in a long list of items?
Assuming we're talking about the interwebs: for god's sake, don't make the user double click!
Aug
23
comment How can I describe what checkboxes do in a long list of items?
Dammit, you beat me to it :p
Jun
21
comment Usability of linking to target ID on page refresh
+1 for "Fight for a better experience"
Jun
21
comment Click-twice to tick the checkbox?
For the love of god, please do not interfere with common user behavior patterns.