UX Toolkit. Whaa?

Steven Githens swgithen at mtu.edu
Thu Jan 29 17:25:33 UTC 2009


electBlake wrote:
> Until this thread I always though UX Toolkit was a User Experience JS 
> Testing Suite - ha!
>
Yeah, I thought it was maybe a bundle of Fluid-all.js that included some 
other javascript libraries to add more widgets.

-s
> How about Fluid Design Book? Or Something with "Book" ?
>
> I've always like calling things "Books" (seobook.com for instance) it 
> just gives the air of "yes, we know what we're doing, so much so that 
> we have written a book!"
>
> B
>
> On 29-Jan-09, at 11:57 AM, Jess Mitchell wrote:
>
>> I agree!
>>
>> Fluid Design Guidelines
>> Fluid Design Tools
>> Fluid Design Resources
>> Fluid Design How-Tos
>> Fluid Design How-To Guide
>>
>> Doing the shotgun approach hoping that someone strikes down most of 
>> what I'm proposing and comes up with something much more brilliant.
>>
>> J
>>
>>
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>>
>> On Jan 29, 2009, at 11:50 AM, Jacob Farber wrote:
>>
>>> +1
>>> I agree. "Toolkit" sounds like exactly that - if Im not interested 
>>> in learning how to use a new "tool" then I would never explore it.
>>> I would miss out on a wealth of research information and guidlines.
>>> Jacob
>>>
>>> On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 11:42 AM, Erin Yu <erin.yu at utoronto.ca 
>>> <mailto:erin.yu at utoronto.ca>> wrote:
>>>
>>>     Hi Everyone,
>>>
>>>     As I was reorganizing the Fluid website, I was reminded of the
>>>     unintuitiveness(!) of the name "UX Toolkit". Some of the new
>>>     members our team were confused by the name as I was when I first
>>>     heard it.
>>>
>>>     General reactions were:
>>>     "What is UX?"
>>>     "Toolkit sounds like it's something technical. Something
>>>     developers would use."
>>>     "Toolkit for user experience. What could it be... Is it like
>>>     diagrams?"
>>>
>>>     If I was looking for information on say, "how to do user
>>>     testing", I would never think to click on something called "UX
>>>     Toolkit". We have great stuff in UX Toolkit, and I think it will
>>>     be seen and used more if the name was more intuitive, perhaps
>>>     something like "Design Guidelines".
>>>
>>>     What do others think?
>>>
>>>     Erin
>>>
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