As I use a variety of prototyping apps, I’ve created a comparison of some of the most commonly used tools. This includes Figma, XD, Sketch, and Mock-ups. You can find the full comparison of prototyping apps on the American Graphics Institute website.
The incredible staff of authors/instructors from Digital Classroom, and AGI Training, are preparing for a great conference in Orlando, Florida this coming February 21st-23rd, 2013. Digital Classroom Live is part of the GOA (Graphics of Americas) conference, and has in-person sessions in design fundamentals, transferring print skills to web/interactive, as well as tips and tricks […]
I have been asked many times how to add multiple pages to a Silverlight file using Expression Blend. Probably the easiest way to do this is to use the Frame Control and the HyperlinkButton. A Frame control acts as a window that can display other pages within a project. In this example you will see how the pages you will […]
I work with many different companies creating applications using Windows and Mac OS computers for all types of computers, tablets, and mobile devices. Because Fireworks is part of the Adobe Creative Suite, I’m often asked to show clients how to use it. Fireworks is a pretty good tool for rapidly building prototypes. You can create […]
I teach user experience design classes and often incorporate prototyping software tools as a part of my classes. I am frequently asked, “What is the best prototyping software?” The most popular tools, in no specific order, are SketchFlow, Visio, Balsamiq, PowerPoint, and Fireworks (if I left off your favorite – add a comment, I’d be […]
I am thrilled! After years of building relationships between the UX/UI design community and Microsoft, my work has been recognized! See below: Congratulations! We are pleased to present you with the 2011 Microsoft® MVP Award! This award is given to exceptional technical community leaders who actively share their high quality, real world expertise with others. […]
Learn how to design Windows Phone apps with these comprehensive tutorials that include videos, written guides, and assets. http://bit.ly/fxXZS0
Software developers pick up scissors and glue stick to discover design. It is fun to mix technology with good old fashion design fundamentals. I am teaching my third “Design for Developers” course and it couldn’t be going any better. Many developers are very good at what they do (developing apps) but lack the design background […]