gnasher729
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What's the purpose of "This page is intentionally left blank" we see in books?
12 votes

It is very useful with single sheets being printed on both sides, where you want to be able to update the sheets. You would have pages 1+2 printed on one sheet, pages 3+4 on one sheet, and so on. If ...

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Will I confuse users by making my whole site HTTPS?
8 votes

Just make sure that your server certificates are always Ok. Don't let them run out, don't redirect to URLs with a different address and use the same server certificate and so on. Because then your ...

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Should I show the troll that I know he's trolling?
5 votes

For your responses in your user interface, assume that the user is a genuine user who is making a mistake. They are the only targets for your user interface. For security reason, make sure that you ...

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Alphabetical grouping of accented words
4 votes

The rule is that you should put names into categories, and sort them, in such a way that your users will find them where they expect them. You follow the rules of the user's language. For example, if ...

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Should a compiler give compile-time errors or warnings for syntactically valid but logically invalid code?
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1 votes

Well, I suppose this is UX design for the not-so-small number of users who are professional software developers... Let me first state that a programming language states what is legal code and what is ...

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Boolean switch with a third state
1 votes

The space saving alternative: Two buttons, "Male" and "Female", and at most one can be highlighted. It's a filter. Filters remove data from a dataset. Select "Male" and only records marked as "Male" ...

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Should we kill the features that users are not using frequently, to improve performance?
1 votes

One, sorting is a feature that users will take for granted. So no user will ever tell you how great that sorting feature is - they will tell you and be very unhappy if that feature is gone. Two, I'd ...

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Does case matter when reading and sorting a list of items?
1 votes

If I miss an item because a programmer was too lazy to sort properly and put all lowercase letters after all uppercase letters, I'd be really annoyed. Look at what tools you have available. For ...

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How to prevent users using your app while driving?
1 votes

Whatever you do, don't make it hard to use the app while driving. Making it impossible is fine, making it hard isn't. The reason: There will always be someone who really wants to use your app while ...

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Should keyboard suggestion bar be enabled when typing password?
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When would it help? If your password is a correct word, and you spell it wrong. When would it be unhelpful? If your password is not a correct word, but close enough for the spelling checker to fix it, ...

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Warning message to the user if name he enterred already exists
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"This name already exists" is quite bad. The fact that the name exists is no problem. The problem is that a file with that name exists. So of the three initial options, "File name already used" is the ...

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Where to place currency symbol when localizing and what to do with odd symbols
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It's slightly more complicated: The currency symbol identifies a currency, which has an exchange rate, and has nothing to do with localisation. If someone owes me 100 Canadian dollars then this doesn'...

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When unsubscribing from e-mail subscription services, do users need a confirmation e-mail?
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Users unsubscribe because they don't want to hear from you anymore. Typically, in a family you have people who click on every button available, then complain that their mailbox is full of spam, and ...

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