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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 analysis

UX analysis is another stage of the UX process. It helps us to measure the interaction between a user and user interface; often, in this case, it can be an application, a digital product, or even the design itself.

You can do UX analysis in different ways and using different approaches. We covered some of them, such as competitor analysis and task analysis.

When we are creating a UX analysis, it is always important to keep in mind all the aspects that are connected with the product we want to build, such as:

  • User perspective
  • Business perspective
  • Expert team's perspective
  • Technical perspective

Refer to the following diagram:

The UX analysis includes different methods that vary in terms of formality and user participation. Then, by combining the results of these different tests, we will be able to create an overview of who our community is, as follows:

  • Who our customers are
  • Where our user category is
  • What information they need and seek
  • How they prefer to access that information

Often, during...