Tag: UI
Ryan Van Fleet
Ryan Van Fleet
23 Sep, 2020

Testing Angular 10 Interceptors with Spectator and Jest

There are many reasons to switch from Karma and Jasmine to Jest when Testing Angular: Jest runs faster than Karma and Jasmine Jest supports snapshot testing Jest runs tests in parallels Jest does not require a browser for testing many more… However, what’s missing are examples of how to...
Ryan Van Fleet
Ryan Van Fleet
01 Aug, 2018

Build a Responsive Navbar Using Angular 5 and Bootstrap 4

A UI that is responsive to device and browser size is critical to provide usable access to your website and services.  One of the most important parts of the UI is the navigation bar (navbar), which allows users to easily find and access information. The good news is that...
Laurie Barth
Laurie Barth
15 May, 2018

Optimistic UI does not Guarantee an Intuitive UX

A Pessimistic Viewpoint on Optimistic UI In a typical design that follows REST call patterns, the UI makes a call to the backend and updates based on the success or failure of that call. In an optimistic UI, however, the design assumes a successful call, makes the visual and...
Bill Lenoir
Bill Lenoir
10 Sep, 2015

UI, Usability and UX: The Square Milk Jug Edition

Any confident product designer has a ready answer to this simple question:  What’s the biggest impediment to designing a perfect product?  The answer: The lack of time and scarcity of resources Therefore, given those constraints, good product designers prioritize their efforts. This often means setting aside the most obvious...