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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

UX Design with big data

Let's start this chapter by explaining the meaning of big data. By the name itself, you can tell that we are talking about really big data—data that can't be processed using traditional methods.

It usually starts with a small amount of data, data we collected from different sources; but then we start storing a large amount of it, and exceed storage volumes in terabytes, petabytes, or even the exabytes. Information inside this data can be structured or unstructured, and this large volume of data is known as big data.

So, with all this data on our hands, by using it in the right way, we can create much better designs and provide a more improved user experience to our users.

UX can be a bridge between big data and the users, and by showing our users the right data, we improve the product itself.

Let's take an e-commerce business as an example. When we buy something on their website, it always suggests other related things we can purchase, or it suggests what other users...