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Great Experiences With Flex
Great Experiences With Flex
Great Experiences With Flex
Great Experiences With Flex
Great Experiences With Flex
Great Experiences With Flex
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Great Experiences With Flex
Great Experiences With Flex
Great Experiences With Flex
Great Experiences With Flex
Great Experiences With Flex
Great Experiences With Flex
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Great Experiences With Flex

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Introduction to Designing for Flex - Austin Adobe Users Group December 2009. …

Introduction to Designing for Flex - Austin Adobe Users Group December 2009.
Includes:
- Flex Tips for getting started
- 40+ Custom Flex controls
- Flex Data Visualization Tools
- Frameworks (event frameworks and graphical frameworks)
- User interface design principles and patterns
- Showcase of the best current Rich Internet Applications
- UI Design Anti-Patterns
- Using Photoshop + Flash Catalyst + Flash Builder to work faster
- Using Flex templates in CS4: Photoshop, Illustrator and Fireworks

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  • 1. Explorers UI Design and Principles Galleries Great Applicatio ns UI Design Anti-Patterns Custom Components Charts and Data Visualizations Adobe Tools for Frameworks Prototyping
  • 2. Explorers and Galleries Know what Flex offers Flex Tips
  • 3. Custom Components Before you roll your own- check these out
  • 4. AnyCharts FlexMonster Degrafa BirdEye Axiis Open Flash KapIT Labs Fusion Charts yFiles for Flex Charts and Many open- Data Visualizations source and commercial options
  • 5. UI Design Principles 10 Usability Best Practices 10 Principles from Jakob Nielsen, C.R.A.P acronym from the Non-Designers Design Book by Robin Willams
  • 6. UI Design 1. Provide Feedback Principles 10 Usability Best Practices 10 Principles from Jakob Nielsen, C.R.A.P acronym from the Non-Designers Design Book by Robin Willams
  • 7. UI Design Principles 2. Match the Real World 10 Usability Best Practices 10 Principles from Jakob Nielsen, C.R.A.P acronym from the Non-Designers Design Book by Robin Willams
  • 8. UI Design Principles 3. Minimize Navigation 10 Usability Best Practices 10 Principles from Jakob Nielsen, C.R.A.P acronym from the Non-Designers Design Book by Robin Willams
  • 9. UI Design Principles 4. Be Consistent 10 Usability Best Practices 10 Principles from Jakob Nielsen, C.R.A.P acronym from the Non-Designers Design Book by Robin Willams
  • 10. UI Design Principles 10 Usability 5. Prevent Errors Best Practices 10 Principles from Jakob Nielsen, C.R.A.P acronym from the Non-Designers Design Book by Robin Willams
  • 11. UI Design Principles 10 Usability Best Practices 6. Minimize the Memory Load 10 Principles from Jakob Nielsen, C.R.A.P acronym from the Non-Designers Design Book by Robin Willams
  • 12. UI Design Principles 10 Usability Best Practices 7. Design for Efficiency 10 Principles from Jakob Nielsen, C.R.A.P acronym from the Non-Designers Design Book by Robin Willams
  • 13. UI Design Principles 10 Usability Best Practices 8. Respect the Principles of C.R.A.P 10 Principles from Jakob Nielsen, C.R.A.P acronym from the Non-Designers Design Book by Robin Willams
  • 14. UI Design Principles 10 Usability Best Practices 9. Assist with Recovery 10 Principles from Jakob Nielsen, C.R.A.P acronym from the Non-Designers Design Book by Robin Willams
  • 15. UI Design Principles 10 Usability Best Practices 10. Provide Integrated Help 10 Principles from Jakob Nielsen, C.R.A.P acronym from the Non-Designers Design Book by Robin Willams
  • 16. Great Applicatio some Flex ns , some not 50 Most Usable RIAs Aviary
  • 17. Great Applicatio some Flex ns , some not 50 Most Usable RIAs CrazyEgg
  • 18. Great Applicatio some Flex ns , some not 50 Most Usable RIAs Balsamiq Mockups
  • 19. Great Applicatio some Flex ns , some not 50 Most Usable RIAs Discover Spend Analyzer
  • 20. Great Applicatio some Flex ns , some not 50 Most Usable RIAs Wufoo
  • 21. Great Applicatio some Flex ns , some not 50 Most Usable RIAs SlideRocket
  • 22. Great Applicatio some Flex ns , some not 50 Most Usable RIAs Picnik
  • 23. Great Applicatio some Flex ns , some not 50 Most Usable RIAs Sprout Builder
  • 24. Great Applicatio some Flex ns , some not 50 Most Usable RIAs Quicken Online
  • 25. UI Design 1. Make it Direct Principles 6 Principles for Rich Interactions
  • 26. UI Design Principles 2. Keep it Lightweight 6 Principles for Rich Interactions
  • 27. UI Design Principles 3. Stay on the Page 6 Principles for Rich Interactions
  • 28. UI Design Principles 6 Principles 4. Provide Invitations for Rich Interactions
  • 29. UI Design Principles 6 Principles for Rich 5. Use Transitions Interactions
  • 30. UI Design Principles 6 Principles for Rich Interactions 6. React Immediately
  • 31. UI Design Anti-Patterns
  • 32. UI Design Anti-Patterns borg idiom don’t munge controls together Ebay AIR
  • 33. UI Design Anti-Patterns non- symmetrical actions keep the actions symmetrical Disclaimer- this is one of my favorite web apps, it just has this one anti-pattern
  • 34. UI Design Anti-Patterns double duty each object should have one responsibility Disclaimer- this is a really nice and useful AIR application, it just has this one anti-pattern
  • 35. UI Design Anti-Patterns hover and cover hover below, left or above, not to the right Disclaimer- this is a beautiful application and fun to use, it just has this one anti-pattern
  • 36. UI Design Anti-Patterns oceans of buttons re-evaluate the IA and user goals
  • 37. UI Design Anti-Patterns oceans of buttons re-evaluate the IA and user goals
  • 38. UI Design Anti-Patterns animation gone wild rule of 1/2s- remove 1/2, then 1/2 again Disclaimer- the Behr paint site is really nice, just a little overzealous with the animation
  • 39. UI Design Anti-Patterns tiny targets go no smaller than 16x16
  • 40. UI Design Anti-Patterns tiny targets go no smaller than 16x16
  • 41. UI Design Anti-Patterns novel notions intuitive= familiar, don’t get creative
  • 42. UI Design Anti-Patterns novel notions intuitive= familiar, don’t get creative
  • 43. UI Design Anti-Patterns novel notions intuitive= familiar, don’t get creative
  • 44. Event Frameworks frameworks 17
  • 45. Event Frameworks frameworks 17
  • 46. Event Frameworks frameworks 17
  • 47. Event Frameworks frameworks 17
  • 48. Graphics framework: also, take a Frameworks charts, look at for mapping, ScaleNine skinning... Flex Skins 18
  • 49. Photoshop + 1. Start in Adobe Tools Catalyst + Photoshop or for er Flash Build Illustrator Prototyping 4
  • 50. 2. Import into Adobe Tools Photoshop + Flash for Catalyst + Catalyst- er Prototyping Flash Build then save 4 project
  • 51. 2. Import into Adobe Tools Photoshop + Flash for Catalyst + Catalyst- er Prototyping Flash Build then save 4 project
  • 52. 3. Open project hack for Adobe Tools Photoshop + in Flash keeping the for Catalyst + Builder 4 er two sync’d Prototyping Flash Build (formerly Flex 4 Builder)
  • 53. : Alternative Open ‘New Flex Adobe Tools Use skin Skin’ from the for templates in menu, edit, I: Prototyping PS, FW or A then ‘Export CS4 Flex Skin’
  • 54. Twitter @theresaneil theresanei l.com Thank you! b presented at the Austin Adobe User Group Dec 11,2009 Designing We Interfaces, O’Reilly 2009

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