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Is it better to remove a user's preferences after they log out?

No, the general assumption is not that preferences are meant to be cleared. I'd say that the opposite is the case: when you need to log in to use an application, you expect the application to remember ...
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Landing page for Desktop application

Add a start form, a place search box, and a list of previous searches made by the current user (under the search box). I think that many people do the same searches every day. A summary statistics ...
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Wording for coach-marks pages

Looks like you are using coach marks in the context of a walkthrough. Check out walkthrough patterns that use pagination dots to indicate that there are additional pages. A good example is Facebook ...
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Is importance of ease of first use a recognized UX concept?

Yes, often called "First Time User Experience (FTUE)", "Out of Box Experience (OOBE)" or "Unboxing". There's lots of good articles out there depending on whether you're developing a website, mobile ...
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Landing page for Desktop application

In addition to stats, a list of recently worked on items or previous searches can fill the void and provide a useful set of links to assist users in (re)finding items.
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Landing page for Desktop application

I think not just for the first time. For every time you can have a wallpaper or big bold text giving a hint of the application. 1. With wallpaper Example. download bmml source – Wireframes ...
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invoking/dismissing a tutorial - don't show again pattern

You could do something like trello or invision does. to have a mascot peeping at the side of the ui. something like the good ol office paper clip. you could also introduce some logic that the prompt ...
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Is it better to remove a user's preferences after they log out?

For preferences like these, I would always set them once (preferably when a user signs up/logs in for the first time). So, once a user has set his preferences, he gets to see everything using those, ...
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Multiple target audience in one website

I do not know how the culture of Georgia would shape the answer, but I would provide generic information on the landing page and then invite the user to identify which group they belong to. Use ...
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How to allow users to use an app's major functionality (without overwhelming them with forms)?

Dependending on the type of information you need in your app, I too think a Facebook login can help with a quick start, like Paul mentioned. Rewarding people for filling out their user profile also ...
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Improving a flat table view

Yes, this is definitely an improvement, provided that you've Considered important columns to be seen by the user upfront 1. You are not showering with the information 2. Due to collapse/expand drop-...
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Loading dynamic or location based content

I would discourage you from showing a global loader. A potential use case for your app is "I have an emergency, and I need a doctor now." Showing the loader initially could induce panic in users. ...
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Improve UX of steps which need to completed to use an application

Perhaps your Quickstart flow becomes something of a wizard, a series of simple, predefined steps that the user complete before they gain full access (or perhaps there are better, more positive ways to ...
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Press-and-hold or Long-Press Gestures: Unintuitive?

Long-press is akin to a context menu and is predominantly used in Android. In iOS I have only seen Long Press in WhatsApp. Its good as one gets more real estate on top of existing ones. But yes it ...
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