user interface

Solving user experience problems with PatternFly

Interview with Michael Dyrynda
Web developer Michael Dyrynda talks about his experience with Patternfly.Read more

Human Interface Guidelines (HIG) for the Unix shell

Klaatu tells us about his upcoming All Things Open talk, HIG and how it affects the user interface of the Linux shell, and, of course, his name.Read more

The future of open source is a better user experience

Ship sails in the sky
Each year, my favorite open source software survey asks "Where is the future of open source taking us?" I think we have to address and made big...Read more

Why open source needs accessibility standards

As the user base of open source software continues to grow, developers have the responsibility of making their software accessible to all potential...Read more

Get more eyeballs: 5 steps to using design in your open source project

At the Open Technology Institute ( OTI ), we've been working on opening our user feedback process as a way to improve our internal processes and...Read more

5 tips: Leverage user-centered design in your open source project

OpenStack Superuser
When I first started working at the Open Technology Institute (OTI), I was consistently challenged with the question: "Why would a UX designer want...Read more

5 tips for creating better mobile interfaces for the web

The mobile revolution has changed user expectations of how they interact with different products. Meeting these changed expectations requires a huge...Read more

How the mobile revolution is challenging open source user interfaces

mobile mashup
In the past couple of years, a powerful paradigm shift has occurred in user experience (UX) design. UX designers used to focus on desktop users but...Read more