Category: Design

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Evolution of Windows Explorer

Nice post of Steven Sinofsky on MSDN blogs about the history and future of Windows Explorer. http://blogs.msdn.com/b/b8/archive/2011/08/29/improvements-in-windows-explorer.aspx (edit 31-08-2011) And Martin Tirion of Microsoft Netherlands wrote about it a day later (in Dutch). http://blogs.microsoft.nl/blogs/ux/archive/2011/08/30/windows-explorer-in-windows-8-en-user-experience.aspx

Silverlight Resize Drag Behavior for targeted UIElements 2

Silverlight Resize Drag Behavior for targeted UIElements

I have been searching for a Silverlight behavior where you have the ability to resize a column. Normally you can do such a thing with a GridSplitter onto a grid with several columns. Unfortunately...

The Ten Commandments of User Experience 1

The Ten Commandments of User Experience

1st commandment The user is always right You are not the user. Neither is your boss   2nd commandment Understand the User   3th commandment Avoid Solutioneering Identify & fully understand problems before finding...

In Control 0

In Control

What I realize more and more is that the end-users wants to be In Control. This applies especially with new developed applications that automates some of their work. By default users are skeptic. The...

A plea to my developer brethren about designer/designers 0

A plea to my developer brethren about designer/designers

This post of Tim Heuer is something I completely agree with! So if you’re a developer and you work with designers, you do need to read this…   Since we appear to be in...

Expression Blend not for Designers, but for Integrators 6

Expression Blend not for Designers, but for Integrators

Last Friday I was at the SDN Event in Houten, where I followed several UX tracks, and spoke with the speakers afterwards. I was trying to find out how they worked with Designers and...