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Kyle Dreger is the lead UX designer for Patriot Software. He shares his tips, tricks and knowledge about UX in his articles.

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Creating a great end user experience starts with the copy on your interface.

Making a Great End User Experience

Good design comes down to knowing your end users—what they want, how they use your product, where they use it, and what relationships they form with it. As designers, we can help cultivate relationships between our software and its users to create a great end user experience. Each year, a group of Patriot Software’s designers […]

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You can use CRAP to create quality UXD.

Using CRAP to Create Quality UXD

Recently, my UXD team and I were discussing typefaces and fonts. We’re working on a new version of one of our software products, and one of the biggest things we want to make sure of is that our latest product is legible. To be clear, our product is perfectly decipherable now, but in order to […]

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Web Apps vs. Native Apps

Web Apps vs. Native Apps: Are Web Apps the Way to Go?

Are Web Apps Killing off Native Apps? No. This is a huge factor for search engines and users alike. That being said, I think that there are a number of opportunities to choose a hybrid approach to app development; one that leverages the benefits of both platforms. Thus, the problem is not deciding between web […]

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When it comes to wireframes vs. prototypes, is balsamiq the better choice over HTML?

Wireframes vs. Prototypes: Is Balsamiq a Better Choice Over HTML?

  Patriot Software’s lead user experience designer does a question and answer session about the merits of prototyping tools like Balsamiq versus HTML, and the role the two play in the Patriot Software development workflow.     Why do you prefer doing straight HTML prototypes over wireframing tools like Balsamiq? Currently, there are two situations […]

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