8 Posts


Firefox Cloud reUX

Oct.06.2019 | 5m Read | ^UX
Oct.05.2019 Redesign of Firefox.com's into a unifying cloud platform. PART 1 : usability issues. PART 2 : UI updates. The redesign (or reUX) samples the original Firefox.com web site, but then moves to draw inspiration from dark interfaces found in professional tools like Visual Studio Code and…

GitHub Enterprise reUX

Aug.28.2019 | 13m Read | ^UX
Aug.28.2019 redesign of GitHub's Enterprise UX landing page and branching content. It also features brand management and marketing strategy to convert existing GitHub users to Enterprise, maximizing CPM, pageflow, and content. PART 1 : usability and presentation issues. PART 2 : UI updates…

Prime Video reUX

Jul.25.2019 | 7m Read | ^UX
Jul.25.2019 redesign of Amazon Prime Video. PART 1 : usability issues. PART 2 : UI updates. This redesign (or reUX) is based on the existing web site, but not specific to any platform other than horizontal ratio'd screens. Pointer hovers are omitted and larger components are preferred when possible…

Mattermost Chat UI Update

Dec.30.2018 | 1m Read | ^UX
Dec.30.2018 redesign of the Mattermost chat client. Search Channel: Currently when searching through channels you get a mass of rooms and are required to be invited to invisible private channels. This is remedied via a streamlined UI and search / filtering interface. New Channel: The search…

Improving LinkedIn's UX / UI

Oct.15.2018 | 2m Read | ^UX
As of Oct.14.2018 LinkedIn’s news feed looks like this: Feels like we are going back to early Web 2.0 here. The problems? ◆ Doesn’t match the established styling and color scheme. ◆ High contrast and black on modern screens cause eye fatigue (even pain). ◆ Pictures become more ominous and dingy with…

Apple.com React Redesign

Apr.22.2018 | 5m Read | ^UX
Apr.22.2018 redesign of Apple.com. Home: The main nav ('mac, iphone, ipad', and x idevice) now sports svg icons. It is a custom headroom component with a large, soft shadow (dark blue) optimized for light grayish backgrounds. Being a fan of depth, I decided to go with a '3D'/embossed look for the…

React Native vs Cordova vs Ionic

Nov.02.2017 | 2m Read | ^UX
You are using React , but maybe you want to move or port to mobile apps? React Native might be what you need. Or perhaps a hybrid approach like Apache's Cordova or the Ionic framework. Everything is here to get started as a mobile app dev in 3, 2, 1... React Native vs React: ☑ Different…

React with Router & Redux

Oct.17.2017 | 7m Read | ^UX
React is an open-source framework (unhidden reusable code) from Facebook. It powers many complex User Interfaces ( UI s) for apps. We shall cover not only basic operations and lifecycle, but the MVC ( M odel V iew C ontroller) software pattern, networking protocols , and Redux (pluggable…