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Best tool to validate UI mockups by overlaying them [closed]

I'm looking for a solution/tool that will allow me to validate that my frontend project is pixel-perfectly aligned with the Photoshop mockups. Best would be to make the browser window transparent - ...
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Discrete and visible div over img/video

I have an video tag with an div displayed on top. The div is pretty nice looking and visible for the most part, only dark images are a bit problematic. For the sake of testing I searched out 3 ...
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Displaying text on camera feed

I am developing a iOS app, for which the main screen is used to scan a QR code. I want the camera to cover the screen, and at the same time display several text elements. My main strategy so far has ...
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Is liability enough justification to prevent a user from deleting an account?

I'm referencing this question and this question about the negative impact of making account deletion difficult. However, I have a case where I'm tracking legal agreements that apply to two or more ...
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Usability of transparency in navigation menu

I have seen a couple of websites using some css properties to make the navigation menu semi-transparent. I assume this has to do with giving the user a more continuous feel to the page scroll, but it ...
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Does smooth transitions faster than you can consciously perceive improve the user experience?

Google Chrome shows a smooth transition when you type something in its omnibar. It consists of a few frames of a diffuse glass-like autocomplete box before it becomes totally opaque. It's faster than ...
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Consistent UI experience

Shouldn't a user interface be as consistent as possible? I believe when a user uses an interface, he experiences certain behavior from the interface, and tries to couple those experiences to the rest ...
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How to get a consistent "perceived" color on a transparent BG? [closed]

I'm in a pickle. I have to make form controls (buttons, checkboxes, text inputs, etc.) on a semi transparent black background (85% alpha). Here's what they look like so far: Notice the difference ...
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