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Issue 40


Prove Yourself Wrong for Great UX
Data and user experience design allow you to know things you could never have known otherwise, and improve your products.

Google’s Guide To Designing With Empathy
Designers can reach over 1 billion people just by building accessibility into your design.

The Ultimate Guide to Launching your UX Career
A deep dive into how to start your UX design career, with lots of resources and links.

Help People Create Passwords That They Can Actually Remember
Create designs that capitalize on what we know about human memory.

7 UXperts Share Most Annoying Usability Mistakes
Designers give one UX mistake on websites that drive them crazy.

Modern Design Tools: Using Real Data
When designers work with real data they design in reality and ultimately create better experiences for their users.

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Tools & Resources

A Checklist for Designing Mobile Input Fields
A checklist of 14 guidelines to follow for mobile input field UX.

Adobe + InVision team up to support Photoshop Artboards
Photoshop CC 2015 just released and introduced artboards, along with a host of other new features and improvements. InVision partnered with Adobe to automatically turn each artboard into its own screen.

Creating Polished Wireframes with Balsamiq
How to use the wireframe skin with a few base controls, and techniques to achieve a minimalist aesthetic in Balsamiq.

Creating the Zero Inbox Animation with Framer
A step-by-step guide on how to recreate the zero inbox animation from Google Inbox.


UX Hero – Comic Book
It took 2 years but you can finally get your hands on the first issue and follow the adventures of UX Hero.

WWDC 2015 Design Videos
Apple has tons of video from last week’s WWDC up and there are a few design related ones including Designing for Apple Watch, Designing for Future Hardware, and Designing with Animation.

Last But Not Least

Games for Designers
Improve your design skills while having fun.

“I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.”
— Confucious

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