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Is this hard to read?
10 votes

Yes, the colors may not be good for some. The screen is very organized, but I would suggest a better color theme. Not a drastic one, but I would make the background color much lighter than it is, as ...

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Are "About" views necessary in applications?
6 votes

Yes. While there is no standard for what the About should contain, it is in fact very useful. I especially think this holds true for popular applications. The "About" in terms of an application will ...

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How do I inform the user a component has stopped working?
5 votes

If it as an internal website, then 'yes' display an error, something like the following: Data is currently unavailable; Currently unavailable; No data available, error 1234 Even follow it with an ...

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Emails in plain text or HTML?
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5 votes

I say both; With most programming/email tools, you have the ability to provide an HTML version along with a text version as a backup/in place of the HTML. So give users who have the ability to view ...

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Is it ok to require certain users to have JavaScript enabled?
3 votes

I think it is a good idea to ask a user to enable JavaScript if they wish to use an interactive feature on you're site that REALLY requires it. I would also say that it is bad UX to have them turn it ...

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Why do manufacturers of most small/medium refrigerators default the door to swing counter-clockwise?
3 votes

You'll have to poll some major manufacturers of refrigerators. I would guess at this point in in time (today's world) it has to do with what people are buying/demanding. Families, Apartment managers,...

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Any actual reason for complicated UIs?
2 votes

I'm of the opinion that interfaces like the last two pictures come about because the programmer does not care about UI, but just get'R done mentality. Plus there may be more than one programmer, and ...

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