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Why I became OOUX-certified
The object-oriented user experience (OOUX) methodology is now core to my work as a UX designer to break down complex systems.
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Just starting out in UX? Don't miss these resources
Here's a list of books, blogs, and tools we recommend for discovering more about the user experience field.
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Getting GIFy with it: How to mock up background video in Figma
How can you, the designer, demonstrate a motion background with a static mockup? This Figma tip will help you share your vision with clients and the development team.
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Pixonauts earn Core Value Awards from their peers
In accordance with Pixo tradition, we celebrated Pixo’s values during our last staff meeting of 2021 by honoring Pixonauts who best upheld each of our values during the year.
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A reminder for university administrators: Your website isn't for you
If your website could only communicate one thing, what would it be?
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How to bring modern development best practices to WordPress
Is WordPress still relevant? We think so. Here's the technology stack we use at Pixo to make WordPress a first-class experience for our developers and a quality product for our clients.
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Hyperfine makes benchmarking CLI apps easy
With tooling like this, you could have a script that will benchmark the developer’s/CI agent’s machine the first time it’s run and then leave behind a small settings file with the best configuration.
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Partying on Zoom: A look at Pixo’s end of the year celebration in 2020
How did we make our holiday party remote AND fun?
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Melinda Miller and Jason Berg are Pixo’s new owners
Before the buyout, Melinda and Jason had been effectively running the company since January 2019 and have been part of Pixo’s leadership team since 2013 and 2015, respectively.
What we believe; what we’re going to do
We willingly join the global call for justice and commit to measuring what matters.
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How to update your restaurant’s website for a pandemic
Content changes are cheap, Grubhub sucks, and I’m hungry, so let’s figure this out together.
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Nothing talks to each other: Solving the problem of connecting multiple systems
When hardware and software are “talking” to each other, that conversation introduces a lot of complexity. We uncover true insights about your users to guide us.
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Defining fluid typography with static design mockups
And how it helps designers make the leap between initial vision and final product.
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Taking the anxiety out of running a website
Websites won’t last forever, but regular maintenance will keep yours healthy and useful as long as you need it.
7 ways Symfony helped us build an international site
Making an international site is hard, but Symfony made it easier.