menu
announcement

Spectrum is now read-only. Learn more about the decision in our official announcement.

SpecFM

A network of designers and developers making the best podcasts, blogs, and resources for designers and developers.

Channels
Team
Posts
Members
Info

User Experience Certifications and Courses

I'm looking for some credible places to get certifications/courses for user experience research. My coworker and I are looking to create our very own UX workflow but we have no experience with conducting real user testing. We'd like to hone our skills by learning: • The "user…

message-simple
2

User Research and User Testing talk in SF

Check out this event if you are interested in learning how to do user testing and research from two 10+ experience professionals https://www.eventbrite.com/e/crash-course-on-user-research-and-user-testing-tickets-45243487489

message-simple
0

Why you can focus in a coffee shop but not in your open office

Vindication! This has been on my mind since I started working on Spectrum full-time in March. I work most mornings at a coffee shop and have a few hours of pure productivity, despite so much happening around me. It's because it's noise/activity from people who I don't know and…

message-simple
4

The pitfalls of A/B testing in social networks

If only A/B testing were easy...this post does a great job of explaining all the up and downstream considerations that have to go into testing decisions in social products. If you're new to tests like this, this post is a good primer on how to think about experimentation and…

message-simple
0

Source of data from w3schools?

Anyone know where w3schools is getting their data from for this page? I figured since they're such a popular site, they would get the resources. But I'm surprised they don't site the source data anywhere... 🤔 https://www.w3schools.com/browsers/default.asp

message-simple
5

Hey, guys, could you share some cool articles about the user engagement?

message-simple
1

Looking for good case studies

Hey y'all, my internship is wrapping up soon and I'm looking to write a case study on what I did. Does anyone have a few they like?

message-simple
2

Unfurling plug-in?

So we're creating a messaging/chat feature in our app at work. We'd like to have rich previews, similar to unfurling in Messenger, iOS, Slack, SPECTRUM, etc. Is there a plug-in that anyone knows about, that will let us do that from our own end? Or does it really just rely on the…

message-simple
6

Web notifications library

Anyone know if a good notifications library/plug-in, that would ideally allow customization/theming and custom HTML? Or maybe one that has a Material Design look & feel already? We're hoping to have web notifications in our web app, that look like the Material style ones. We do…

message-simple
2

Anyone have a polling tool that they like?

I recently came across UsabilityHub. I love the service but it's a bit pricey at $62.5 for a poll of 25 people. Anyone use something similar that is a bit less expensive? I came across BetterDesign but not having much luck getting voters. Thanks!

message-simple
2