Prototype of a Prototype? Pretotype!

Prototype of a Prototype? Pretotype!

Pretotyping: Testing the initial appeal and actual usage of a potential new product by simulating its core experience with the smallest possible investment of time and money.

Less formally, pretotyping is a way to test a product idea quickly and inexpensively by creating extremely simplified versions of that product to help validate the premise that «If we build it, they will use it.»

One More Free Web Tool for Your Visual Infrastructure

One More Free Tool for Your Visual Infrastructure

Color Scheme Designer by Petr Staníček will not only be helpful per se, but can show you some state-of-the-art features of a user-friendly Web application. Among other features, you will find a robust undo/redo mechanism, a well-done circular widget with handy mouse control, and more… Follow the link and enjoy!

Vendors to Devs: Free UI/UX Guides for Major Desktop & Mobile Platforms

To make user interface friendly, usability efforts are not enough. It is developers who do play a key role in constructing (see Unified Process for details) software products. Hence, there are unsurprisingly UI guides that constitute a style-related framework for everything carved in code on a particular platform, whether it is a tiny mobile game or an enterprise-wide desktop solution.

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Presentations in English at a Distance of Your Request

As our English-speaking followers have noticed, presentations for conference talks published earlier on the blog are provided in Russian. Unfortunately, that makes them unavailable for readers from other parts of the world.

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