It’s part 2 of our 5 part series on UX fundamentals laid out by Jakob Nielson.
If you missed part 1, you can find it here.
User control and freedom
Users often choose system functions by mistake and will need a clearly marked “emergency exit” to leave the unwanted state without having to go through an extended dialogue. Support undo and redo.
Consistency and standards
Users should not have to wonder whether different words, situations, or actions mean the same thing. Follow platform conventions.
10 Usability Heuristics for User Interface Design by Jakob Nielson
The apps are:
Chris’ Project: Designers and Shoes
Jonathan’s Book: Tragic Design
As always, we want to hear from you so leave your comments below! You can also reach us on Twitter:
So let us know what you think!
Enjoying the podcast? Don’t miss part 2 of out study on Nielsen’s Usability Heuristics! Sign up to get notified of new episodes.
Leave a Reply