Articles

  1. 16 Design Tools for Prototyping and Wireframing Article

    8. Balsamiq Mockups Balsamiq Mockups (price:$US79, demo available) is an interesting product running on Adobe AIR. Its representation of the interface elements has a refreshing hand-drawn, sketch-like quality to them. This does help promote the degree of changeability of the wireframes, as they look very much like a draft. If you lack the skills to […]

  2. 16 Design Tools for Prototyping and Wireframing

    In recent years the number of wireframing and prototyping tools available has exploded. But where should you start when choosing the right resource to help document and design your web site? Gary Barber comes to the rescue with this list of 16 useful prototyping tools, and the pros and cons associated with each.

  3. Content Comes Before Good Design

    Information architect expert Gary Barber takes issue with SitePoint’s managing editor over the oft-uttered phrase “content is king.” He delves into the grey area of “best practice” to define some basic terms and establish some ground rules from which we can all learn.

  4. 11 Expert Tips For Enhancing The User Login Process

    It seems simple, but a lot can go wrong when you ask your users to log in to your site! In this post, Gary lists eleven tips that he’s compiled over the years for ensuring that the users of your web app enjoy a seamless experience.