User Experience Myths

One of the major frustrations for me as a developer is when people become so attached to a way of doing things that they can no longer see the shortcomings of their approach. I usually find the best way to convince people is to introduce them to some cold hard evidence that there is a better alternative. So i found the following site to be a really interesting read;

User experience myths;
http://uxmyths.com

In a related note, I was also turned on to this awesome site that allows users to share their experiences of a/b testing: Now, if I were you, I’d avoid all of those examples that claim to have more than a +10% conversion difference: thankfully most don’t. Be warned though; this is very compulsive reading (click below if you want to be glued to your monitor for the next cople of hours!)

AB testing examples;
http://www.abtests.com

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