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Condensed Windows 8 UX session will lead to others

Last night I presented a condensed UX session covering 10 steps to design a better Windows 8 app. I had to cram in a great amount of information, but don’t worry if you did not get it all. The Windows … Continue reading

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Last stop for Windows 8 UX Design training…Cochin India

My last session in India was a little bit smaller, but we still had a great crowd. The Cochin folks were a little more reserved and saved most of their questions for breaks and during labs. As usual, I was … Continue reading

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Using the Frame Control to add Multiple Pages in Expression Blend

I have been asked many times how to add multiple pages to a Silverlight file using Expression Blend. Probably the easiest way to do this is to use the Frame Control and the HyperlinkButton. A Frame control acts as a window that can display other … Continue reading

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Prototyping software: Review of Microsoft Expression Blend

I teach user experience design classes and often incorporate prototyping software tools as a part of my classes. I am frequently asked, “What is the best prototyping software?” The most popular tools, in no specific order, are SketchFlow, Visio, Balsamiq, … Continue reading

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I was awarded the 2011 MVP award from Microsoft!

I am thrilled! After years of building relationships between the UX/UI design community and Microsoft, my work has been recognized! See below: Congratulations! We are pleased to present you with the 2011 Microsoft® MVP Award! This award is given to … Continue reading

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New Windows Phone Tutorials

Learn how to design Windows Phone apps with these comprehensive tutorials that include videos, written guides, and assets. http://bit.ly/fxXZS0

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