Jeroen
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What is the official JavaScript logo/icon?
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There is probably no "official" icon, because there is no body officially "governing" JavaScript. See also this related Stack Overflow question about the "official" manual on JavaScript. Instead, ...

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Is there ever a requirement to allow text to be underlined when it's not a link or a header
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Yes, there are valid use cases, all of which probably are in a very specific field of work/study where underline has a particular meaning. An example: if your users want to write things in RuleSpeak (...

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Best way to display code to non-programmers
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Whether my answer is useful will depend on the skillset and time available for the one doing this, so it may not be for everyone. But if you're able to take this solution it certainly has some upsides....

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Should I ask users to confirm before making a purchase with a fictional currency?
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As a rule of thumb, ask users to confirm any action that doesn't have a corresponding symmetric action, especially if the action has some "weight" to the user. This "weight" can come from several ...

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How to handle older/non-compatible browsers viewing your online app?
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You should add at least one extra possibility to your list of three: Upgrade your app to support older browsers Now, what you consider "older" is up to you of course. Personally, I consider IE7/IE8 ...

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Why are there three (3) default worksheets in MS Office Excel?
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Most answers you'd probably get to this question are rationalizations. The reason MS has sticked with it is probably because many of those rationalizations make sense :D My personal guess is that the ...

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Presenting partially overlapping tables
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One suggestion would be to make all three groups (basics, performance, configuration) be collapse/expand column groups. When expanding one group, the others will collapse. Only if you "lock" a group ...

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How different should two colors be to appear distinct to the human eye?
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There is no definitive answer to that question. There are so many things that are outside of your control and/or knowledge as a designer that you can't have a "rule" to say how far apart two RGB-...

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Can a use case scenario be generic
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generic use case != use case about a generic feature Seems to me that your potential user calls features such as "navigation" a generic feature. This is different from requesting a generic use case. ...

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How do you create or select an icon for a feature?
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I want to start off with my current answer to this question, which often is unsatisfactory (which is the reason why I asked the question here :D). There are two resources we use for this mapping: ...

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Disabled buttons while long running task
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A quick suggestion: can you make it a "checkbox button", having its "Pressed"/"Checked" state indicate that task is running. Then automatically "un-press"/"un-check" it when the task async finishes?

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