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Hands-On UX Design for Developers

By : Elvis Canziba
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Hands-On UX Design for Developers

By: Elvis Canziba

Overview of this book

Designing user experience (UX) is one of the most important aspects of a project, as it has a direct effect on how customers think of your company. The process of designing a user experience is one of the most challenging yet rewarding aspects of product development. Hands-On UX Design for Developers will teach you how to create amazing user experiences for products from scratch. This book starts with helping you understand the importance of a good UX design and the role of a UX designer. It will take you through the different stages of designing a UX and the application of various principles of psychology in UX design. Next, you will learn how to conduct user research and market research, which is crucial to creating a great UX. You will also learn how to create user personas and use it for testing. This book will help you gain the ability to think like a UX designer and understand both sides of product development: design and coding. You will explore the latest tools, such as Sketch, Balsamiq, and Framer.js, to create wireframes and prototypes. The concluding chapters will take you through designing your UI, dealing with big data while designing a UX, and the fundamentals of frontend. Finally, you'll prepare your portfolio and become job ready in the UX arena.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Title Page

Chapter 1. What is UX?

Simply put, UX means User Experience. In this chapter, we'll explain how to choose the right approach for UX. Then we'll move on to what a UX designer is. We will cover the process of UX design, where we'll give you guidelines and tips on how to become a better UX designer. Finally, we will move on to the main topic of this book: full stack design. Also, we will discuss the processes and tools being used, and areas of design and development that are part of the full stack design process. Finally, we'll discuss how to become a full stack designer.

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • UX design and the difference between UI and UX
  • Who is a UX Designer?
  • UX designers, their role, and the processes they have to follow
  • Full stack design and the role of a full stack designer
  • Becoming a full stack designer