Expert Blog from Unic

Prototyping – more than just a design method

What are prototypes and what are they used for? At Unic, we use the prototyping method. We do not design and develop in the blue, but put the user at the centre of our concepts. In this way, we develop user interfaces that are goal-oriented and easy to use.

The Miracle of Generators

"But can't we just use async/await?" In short. Yes. But don't you want to know what is going on behind the scenes?

This was the only question that followed an hour-long, mind-bending talk from Bodil Stokke where she explained and demonstrated the power of ES2016's iterator and generator features.

Virtual DOM and a predictable state

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Virtual DOM based libraries where you work with a declarative UI, using components and not direct DOM access like in the past, and Flux libraries that gave us a predictable state to work with, are arguably the two most important innovations of recent years in frontend app development.

Always put yourself in the position of your users

Sarah Semark’s keynote title «Empathy for Introverts» at the Frontend Conference really appealed to me – not so much because I consider myself to be a very introverted person but rather because I find it very important to be an emphatic person in my job as designer.

User Experience: The Values Are the Experience

A short report about Kim Goodwin’s presentation during the Frontend Conference 2017 in Zurich.
I, a UX-designer myself, really enjoyed Kim Goodwin’s speech at the Frontend Conference in Zurich. Whenever we apply user research methods or model personas, we often fall back on her bestselling book «Designing for the Digital Age».