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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)
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UX design process

Like every other discipline has its own stages or process of development, UX also has its own process for doing it right. However, the problem with the UX process is that it's not always the same; it depends on several factors, such as the size of the project, the category of the project, the targeted users (audience), the problem that you want to solve, your client, and the budget and timeline of your product.

So, you as a UX designer, or the UX team, can define your own process, depending on the factors mentioned in the preceding paragraph. I will walk you through the main stages, which are always important to cover in the UX design process and that depend on your expertise level or on the experience gained while developing your product. You can go back and redo some of the UX process stages or even try to involve some new ideas in your process during the roadmap to product design.

You have to keep in mind that, as a UX designer, you need to have great communication with...