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Your Dialogs Are Too Long and Game of Clones: the Design Tool Battle

Here’s the top articles and tools we saw since Christmas day! Happy new year πŸŽ‰

Top Reads This Week

7 recommended reads from our publication and beyond

1. Your Dialogs Are Too Long

Alan Sien Wei Hshieh tells us how text in UIs should be concise and clear by giving us general tips for writing good dialogs.

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2. Golden Ratio : What It Is And Why Use It In Design

Why is the golden ratio perceived to be aesthetically pleasing? Pratik Hegde breaks it down to see why the golden ratio should it be of importance to designers.

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3. What I Gained After 1 Year of #100DaysOfCode

Eleftheria started #100DaysOfCode on the 31-December-2016 and finished on 9-April-2017. In this article, she shares what the challenge taught her.

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4. 5 UX Errors That Secretly Kill Conversion Rates

Whitney Blankenship tells us why she’ll leave your site if she can’t find what she’s looking for in under 30 seconds – and what you can do about it.

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5. The Case of The Jumping Dot

Omar Bahareth brings to light some usability issues that many users face when typing in Arabic, and hopes to drive developers and font creators to fix them.

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6. Popular Interface Design Trends in 2017

Tubik Studio have gathered a collection of trends that won a big place in web and mobile interface design in 2017.

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7. Can I Learn Design, I Ain’t "Creative"? Why Not!

Kritika Gulati tells us why UX is a skill, not a talent. She explains how it can be learned just like any other skill – all it takes is the will.

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Tools and Guides of the Week

7 tools and guides this week

1. Game of Clones: the Design Tool Battle

Boaz Lederer looks at prototyping tools from a business point of view in order to see what can we learn from each tool.

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2. 10 Most Awesome Hi-fi Prototypes of 2017

Fredo Tan gives us a curated list of prototypes embracing advanced interactions made with ProtoPie.

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3. 10 Framer Features You May Have Missed

Framer list some power features and shortcuts from their new design tool that will 10x your workflow.

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4. Vizor Patches

Patches is a visual programming editor for building WebVR and WebGL experiences

Check it out!

5. is a web app for generating Bootstrap themes and exporting them to SASS.

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6. TW Fonts

Based on Font Awesome, TW Fonts brings you even more free icons for your projects.

Get the icons

7. UTech

UTech is a set of curated screens, layouts and styles serving many start-up niches out of the box.

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