Category: UI

An auto-hiding menu bar with jQuery

What do you do with links/buttons/actions that are likely to be infrequently used, but should still be available to users anywhere in the system?  That’s the question I had to answer for the new InSpire search engine we’re working on at my day job.  The sort of links I am talking about are logout, preferences,…

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Product Review: Balsamiq Mockups for Desktop

It seems like I’ve been doing a lot of user-experience (UX) design at my day job lately.  It’s not an area I consider one of my core strengths.  Up until recently, I would actually say it was a major weakness, but I was fortunate enough to take a HCI (human-computer interface) class while working on…

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