Follow

UX design is one of the most challenging yet rewarding parts of frontend development IMO

@dansup Pixelfed is the anti-Mastodon school of UX. ;)

@dansup I hope you understand that as "Mastodon UX is hot trash, and Pixelfed tries to look pretty"

@shlee Maybe for UI but for UX pixelfed is trash. I'm writing the search documentation and the UX of web search is embarrassingly bad.

@shlee I think Mastodon has excellent UI/UX btw, its taken a few iterations to find the perfect balance and I think the mastodev team has done an excellent job in that regards.

@dansup It's excellent work by a small team. I enjoy being part of the ecosystem of Mastodon.

but the people who code the backend, shouldn't design the frontend. (this is why GIMP is not photoshop).

@shlee Yeah I understand that, its a blessing and a curse to know full stack dev and pretty much be the sole dev of the project.

I'm not complaining but it seems like every other fedi project has a lot more contributors.

@shlee @dansup What do you even want from the goddamn frontend

@Gargron @dansup I’m considering putting this in writing and drafting some conceptual designs for you. Otherwise ignore my roots as mostly being pointlessly inflammatory in this case.

Sign in to participate in the conversation
Mastodon

Server run by the main developers of the project 🐘 It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!