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#UX  recipe: a checklist where you discover, choose and estimate your next UX project including its tools and techniques.

"Have you ever heard the phrase just add some UX like it was an ingredient? Time to serve'em a real UX cooking."
Discover, choose and estimate your next ux project tools & techniques.
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Use the golden ratio in web, #uidesign  to achieve a visually appealing layout and to prioritize your information better.

http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2010/02/09/applying-mathematics-to-web-design/

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Microsoft is using Golden Ratio in #UI design. I used similar layout with golden ratio on a few projects so I noticed it right away. I find it much better looking than column/grid layouts. It also prioritizes information better #windows10  
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No one I work with will enjoy UX Advice Cat. No one. ;)
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Someone had a little fun -- yes, fun -- running a tree test and an open card sort on Yelp’s information architecture, and then used the results to piece together a new one. #uxdesign  
Knowledge bases are tricky things to get right. They need a solid information architecture that equally enables writers to add content easily and accurately, and users to get information easily and quickly. A challenge? Yes! But impossible…? Of course not! We recently ran a study on Yelp's ...
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Finally. I guess they ran out of books to digitize. ;)
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+Jared Spool’s opening keynote at UX Toronto 2014 on building winning #UX strategies using the Kano Model. Use a customer journey map to review points of delight and points of frustration.

Make your UX strategy not sucky! Transform frustration into pure delight. 
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Scrolling below the fold? Yup. Everyone is doing it. http://hugeinc.com/ideas/perspective/everybody-scrolls #uxdesign   #ux  
Our first piece of ongoing research into usability best practices tackles scrolling.
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How many categories should we have? Should they be listed in alphabetical order? And, should hover-activated menus be eliminated since touch devices don’t allow hovering? #ux   #ia  
The number and order of navigation categories, and use of hover menus for touchscreens are frequently asked questions that arise when organizing information on a website or application.
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More insight and opinions about the hamburger icon. It sure is complicated. #uxdesign  
Mobile traffic is a significant part of most websites, and smooth navigation for mobile users is critical. Most websites use the hamburger navigation icon
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Santa has, over time, designed the kind of user experience that causes a palpable frenzy of joy in children across the world. He is the ultimate experience designer: from user research to planning and taxonomy, and from implementation to launch. #uxdesign   #christmas   #delite  
UXmas is a digital advent calendar for user experience designers. Every day throughout December in the lead-up to Christmas, a bauble is opened to reveal a new gift to the UX community.
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Have you ever wondered what would happen if you did a usability test on fruit? #ux  
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The hamburger icon: lots of data from research and testing as told by +Luke Wroblewski  #ux   #design  
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Digital, UX advisor. Communicator. Public servant.
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  • Government of Ontario
    User Experience Specialist for Ontario.ca, 2014 - present
  • LifeChurch.tv
    YouVersion User Advocate, 2012 - present
  • Musicfest Canada
    IT Director, 1996 - present
  • Government of Ontario
    Senior Web Coordinator, 2000 - 2014
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Digital, UX advisor. Communicator. Public servant.
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  • Trent University
    BSc, Computer Science