Tag: Tools

Apple-Pen

Apple Gives the Pencil A Makeover – Interview with Jonathan Ive

In his latest interview Jonathan Ive, Apple’s Chief Design Officer, talks about the development of the recently famous, Apple Pencil. He mentions that despite designing the UI for Apple’s touchscreen devices to be primarily multi-touch, based on the user’s fingers; they found that there was still a large group of people that wanted a pencil-like…

Mike-McDerment

Interview: Mike McDerment, co-founder and CEO of FreshBooks

I had the pleasure of interviewing Mike McDerment, the co-founder and CEO of FreshBooks, for Web Design Ledger. FreshBooks is the #1 cloud-based accounting software designed exclusively for service-based small business owners, with more than 10 million users in over 120 countries. Mike has spent the last decade making accounting software accessible to small businesses and is the co-author…

Mobirise

Mobirise: Free Mobile-Ready Website Builder without Coding

If it were up to non-techies, there would be no need to learn coding in order to create beautiful websites. Fortunately for them, technologies seem to be heading in the right direction, as the market of coding-free website building solutions is only growing. Today we’re going to introduce you Mobirise which is a free Bootstrap…

Tech-Tool

A Positive Approach to Keeping Up With Design Tools

It feels like every day there is a new list of tools to implement, new software to test out, new updates to adapt to. New tools are great, they allow us be faster and potentially accomplish things that couldn’t be done in the past. For designers and developers the amount of information associated with the…

User-Experience-Engagement

AI Startup Grades the Excitement On Your Website

When it comes to grading the engagement of a website’s design the best way to gain perspective on this is to test the design with actual people. UX testing apps like UserTesting.com, Verify App are currently some of the tools available that put your website in front of real users to gain insight on their engagement…

Design with Gestures

The Best Guide for Designing With Gestures

As we shift more towards designing for mobile, based on search demand. It is safe to say designers are also shifting towards designing with gestures. It get tricky though, when designing for mobiles it hard to retain best practices for gestures in mind like the “thumb zone”. At this stage we are designing for more…

Nicholas-Zakes

Interview with Nicholas C. Zakas – Front-end Engineer (Yahoo! & Box)

We are so honored to share a fascinating interview with Nicholas C. Zakas, a front-end engineer, author, and speaker, with our readers. He is a Principal Architect at Box and has worked on and lead several projects with Yahoo! where he worked as a Front-end Tech lead for the Yahoo! homepage. Nicholas personally shares his…

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