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UX gestalten

How to use Balsamiq Mockups

Balsamiq Mockups is an application that allows to arrange pre-built widgets using a drag-and-drop WYSIWYG editor. It is used to create drafts for the discussion of preliminary solutions in the user-centered development. We introduce the tool and give some advices for best practice.mehr...

Freie Software

Designer vs. Developer? A FLOSS perspective.

The relationship of developers and designers is full of misunderstandings. Projects fail, e. g. due to the struggle among different views on the same subject. Communication can be frustrating for both sides. But there is hope. In this article I want to share and discuss factors that facilitate a 'Designer with Developer' rather than a 'Designer vs. Developer' in FLOSS projects.mehr...

Anwender involvieren

Campaign to Better Involve Users

Sign and share our campaign to create tools that allow users to actively participate in the development of products.mehr...


Metaphors behind icons – which are really useful?

Metaphors determine the association between a function and its icon. But sometimes these metaphors are misleading or ambiguous. With your help, we want to improve the metaphors used in Libreoffice.mehr...

Anforderungen analysieren

Discuss the Future of Activities and Virtual Desktops

We ask for your feedback on a future scenario on what Activities and Virtual Desktops could evolve to.mehr...

Wissen transferrieren

Aktivseminar zur anwenderzentrierten Entwicklung

Moderne Produktentwicklung stellt den Anwender frühzeitig in den Mittelpunkt. Unser Aktivseminar vermittelt Ihnen das Wissen, das Sie dafür brauchen.mehr...

Usability testen

Basic Usability Testing at Home – notes from the workshop at Akademy 2013. By Jos Poortvliet

Jos Poortvliet of KDE fame has written a summary about the usability testing we did at Akademy 2013. We republish the article from his blog.mehr...