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A collection of the best articles, resources, books and tools, covering every aspect of the UX and design process.


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June UX Training 2024 Agenda

Nielsen Norman Group

Nielsen Norman Group - 24 June 2024

Take up to 3 in-depth training courses, teaching user experience best practices for successful design. Courses focused on long-lasting skills …

Switching It Up With HTML’s Latest Control — Smashing Magazine

Smashing Magazine

Smashing Magazine - 24 May 2024

After years of relying on checkbox hacks to create a “switch” control for forms that toggle between two states, HTML …

Design Systems vs. Style Guides

Nielsen Norman Group

Nielsen Norman Group - 24 May 2024

Design systems are a set of standards (like Google’s Material Design or IBM’s Carbon Design System) needed to manage design …

CARE: Structure for Crafting AI Prompts

Nielsen Norman Group

Nielsen Norman Group - 24 May 2024

To get better results from generative-AI chatbots, write CAREful prompts. Include context, what you’re asking the system to do, rules …

Generative AI UX Design Adjectives

UX Planet

UX Planet - 24 May 2024

Where Generative AI UX Design Patterns explores what can be built, this article explores ways to evaluate what has been …

Simple Steps To Design a Mascot From Scratch

UX Planet

UX Planet - 23 May 2024

If you’re seeking ways to enhance your product, I recommend considering a mascot — a secret ingredient that effectively boosts …

Behind the Curtain with Kara Swisher

UX Magazine

UX Magazine - 23 May 2024

Human-Computer Interaction: Top Insights from the IxDF Course

Interaction Design Foundation

Interaction Design Foundation - 23 May 2024

Learn about the foundation of UX design from the IxDF Human-Computer Interaction: The Foundations of UX Design course. Learn what …

AI for UX/UI Design — How to get started.

Prototypr

Prototypr - 23 May 2024

AI is an inevitable part of our workflow. I am not going to dive into the question of whether AI …

Best Practices For Naming Design Tokens, Components, Variables, And More — Smashing Magazine

Smashing Magazine

Smashing Magazine - 23 May 2024

How can we get better at naming? This post is dedicated to naming conventions, tips, and real-world examples that help …

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Latest tools

Photopea

Photopea

Photopea.com is a free online tool for editing raster and vector graphics with support for PSD, AI, and Sketch files.

Interface design Visual design
Vectorpea

Vectorpea

Vectorpea.com is a free online tool for editing vector graphics with support for AI, PDF and SVG files.

Diagramming Illustration Visual design Wireframing
Kite Compositor

Kite Compositor

A powerful animation and prototyping application for Mac & iOS

Animation Prototyping
Proven By Users

Proven By Users

A user research platform that enables you to test all aspects of your UX and design.

User testing
Bellini Slushie

Bellini Slushie

Get all the survey help you need with the Bellini Slushie Question Bank. It's a forever free, open-source database of survey questions, translations, and guidance.

User research
Plasmic

Plasmic

The fast and fun visual builder for React.

Design-to-code
Story Creator

Story Creator

Simple online video editing for digital creators.

Animation
Kinopio

Kinopio

Kinopio is the visual thinking tool for new ideas and hard problems.

Diagramming
Sketch2React

Sketch2React

A 100% free front-end solution for Sketch app that lets you build real code prototypes and even very simple websites. No plugins, only using the built-in tools.

Design-to-code