Articles about Software Development

Case Study on Usability Evaluation in Costa Rica: A Dual Perspective

The article examines the perspective of usability evaluation of software development organizations and novice software developers through a case study conducted in Costa Rica. (Full article available in English and Español) [Read More]

A Unique Approach to Software Usability: What’s In It for Your Development Team

Use the “down” time early in a project to get the team involved in usability from the start. Developers gain a balanced workload and increased prestige. [Read More]

Integrating UX Design into Agile Software Development

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UX designer shares how he changed the mindset of his organization get buy-in for an integrated Agile UX software development process. [Read More]

Ace Up Your Sleeve: The Developer on Your UX Team

A developer on a UX team can assume responsibility for software issues and increase the likelihood that usability problems are fixed. [Read More]

Editor’s Note: User Experience Development: What? So What? Now What?

In this issue, we seek to integrate the worlds of UX and software development in order to create better products, services, and user experiences. [Read More]

Making Forms Accessible: Accessible Forms Help all Users

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Development of an accessible pdf form for students with disabilities that provides both the required level of usability and accessibility and the necessary backend features. [Read More]

Forms on the Go: Usable Forms for the Mobile Web

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Designing forms for the mobile web confronts unique challenges that are difficult to test and are not completely in the developer’s control. [Read More]

Absent, Undefined, Undervalued: Usability in Technology Research Firm Software Evaluations

Usability practitioners should understand how their management decides upon enterprise software, reading and responding to reports in order to ensure usability is a key factor in the decision-making process. [Read More]