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First Polish IA Summit – Summary

Last two days I spent at the first Polish Information Architecture Summit. I have decided to write a short summary because of my interest in usability area. The usability and information architecture subjects are active on this blog and in my professional life. Usability testing and interface mockuping are on the first line but as [...]

FlairBuilder Mockup Tool – Now with IPhone Support

Flair Builder is a very promising and fast developing gui mockups tool. I wrote about its simplicity and quality in the post entitled “FlairBuilder – Fast and Easy GUI Mockups“. Now it is a time to present new version with many new features like: iPhone Applications Prototyping Custom Widgets Library Custom Icons Embedded page links [...]

4 Great GUI Mockup Tools for Tolerable Prices

Again, it is time to count something, but again in an important case. Many times I wrote about how important to overall qualit,y it is to carry out prototype, the paper, whiteboard and those currently very popular online, modern tools. These solutions, we have not a few, it is difficult to choose appropriate, the following [...]

Five Solid Online Customer Feedback Tools

It looks like we have here a little enumeration series (always to five :)). Now it is a moment to count online, customer feedback tools. How it is connected with software quality ? Answer is simple, the more involved customers in the development of our products, the better it will be and will have better [...]

Behavior Driven Development in Flex – Where we are?

What is Behavior Driven Development (BDD) let’s ask Wikipedia: “The focus of BDD is the language and interactions used in the process of software development. Behavior-driven developers use their native language in combination with the ubiquitous language of Domain Driven Design to describe the purpose and benefit of their code. This allows the developers to [...]

FlairBuilder – Fast and Easy GUI Mockups

There are many tools like Mockups, GUI Prototyping, Wireframing and other buzzwords like that, but the point is to improve user interface quality and usability. Some of these tools are enterprise ready, some are in the early level of development with many issues and finally some of them are in the middle. Today I want [...]

Elementool – Test Case Management Review

After my several articles about JIRA as Test Case Management Tool I was invited by Elementool Company folks to join online presentation regarding TestCase Management in their software. On http://www.elementool.com/ website is written “Elementool is the leading provider of web based project management tools…” let’s verify this rule. They offer a bunch of project management [...]

Follow Usability on Twitter

Twitter currently the fastest channel for the information flow, including those related to the quality assurance and usability. Certainly many of us have trouble being on time in relation to rapidly changing conditions in the world of high technology. Twitter is the solution of course with desktop client: Twihrl, TweetDeck, Seesmic etc. Here are a [...]