Mastodon#usability


Don’t Use Split Buttons for Navigation Menus, hover and click on a button will mess things up on touch devices
nngroup.com/articles/split-but

Implementing better argument consistency warnings and errors for python-crush. Tedious but necessary.

#python #usability #crush

"By 2020 there will be more mobile users than desktop users" -- Ananna Aondia

Shows how websites need to facilitate more to lower power, low bandwidth situations.

#webdevelopment #usability #ux

After using for 2+ weeks, I see new arrivals having the most trouble with the . There is always at least one of the following:

1) What is the context? (I.e. Who am I seeing? Why?)

2) How do I filter out languages I can't read? (E.g. Why so much 'Japanese'?)

3) How to stop it? (Timeline moves too fast.)

Resulting impression? Federated timeline is useless.

Not true, of course, but these are clearly important and issues to address somehow.

Mubin, O., Bartneck, C., & Feijs, L. (2009). What you say is not what you get: Arguing for Artificial Languages Instead of Natural Languages in Human Robot Speech Interaction. Proceedings of the Spoken Dialogue and Human-Robot Interaction Workshop at IEEE RoMan 2009, Toyama.

bartneck.de/publications/2009/

#TokiPona #Klingon #conlang #usability #sona_kepeken #anno2009 #research #konpu

How to Boost Usability with Intelligent Color Choices sitepoint.com/how-to-boost-usa #colors #UX #usability

Some good ideas. Need to go further regarding the accessibility.

The β€œnice” thing about benchmarking products is that I’m going to be able to write an essay on subscribe form worse practises
So:
- register form in short modal so I need to scroll (WTF???)
- asks for too many infos
- captcha not working
- unhelpful error message

mastodon.social/media/rnJh0ENP

Some #usability quotes I found while poking around

"is there any detailed info on this instance? who it belongs to or anything? that's what I find the most confusing - how scattered and uncertain it all seems"
β€” @Xenophrenia

"i picked a instance at random because i wanted to try it out."
β€” @josheikenberry

"So, the inability for users to delete their account is actually a pretty big deal."
β€” @teslas_moustache

Some #usability quotes I found while poking around

"It's really refreshing to me to have #french lang. toots in my streams."
β€” @thurloat

"accessible mastodon is an excellent thing to strive for!"
β€” @pat

"I feel like the mastodon web client really needs custom columns to be useful."
β€” @lewisnyman

"I think blocking should be done at the user level, and instance level blocking is making somebody else's decision for them."
β€” @tomey

Some #usability quotes I found while poking around

"For me, the de-emphasized follow/following counts [at Tumblr] were definitely healthy and valuable to me exploring more stuff that I might not have otherwise if I'd been worried about "my ratio.""
β€” @b_cavello

"[administering an instance] surely doesn't feel simple!"
β€” @ummjackson

"One thing I really like about Mastodon is the possibilities for online roleplaying."
β€” @TQ

Progressive Web Apps - The next step in Responsive Web Design

Good, practical guide to turning your web site into a Progressive Web App (PWA).

PWAs are important because it allows your site to be used offline, on flaky connections, etc.

julian.is/article/progressive-

"Let's play a game, to help some of the newcomers make connections: name 5-7 things that interest you but aren't in your profile, as tags so they are searchable. Then boost this post or repeat its instructions so others know to do the same."

#bikes
#climate
#toronto
#ergonomics
#usability
#science

@inscius indeed, no display is boring. Anyway I think I wouldn't buy a #podcast player from Ali,not w/o research + user opinions. #usability