Gamification on the site: what is it and why is it necessary?
Currently, on a variety of sites, including business sites, you can find elements of the so-called gamification (gamification, gamification) - a technique that turns user interaction with the site into…

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The main types of user interface buttons
Buttons are one of the most famous interactive user interface elements. They play a very important role in creating user interaction and creating a positive experience. Continuing a series of…

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Computer hardware configuration
What is described below suggests that you want to make a beautiful and stylish website completely do-it-yourself, i.e. you draw all the graphic elements yourself, write the pages yourself, scan…

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Andrei Burmistrov

Hamburger menu for the site

We continue to discuss the topic of navigation in web projects. After considering examples of breadcrumbs, we decided today to talk about the so-called hamburger menu. There was a time when this element brought freshness and novelty to user interfaces on mobile devices. This icon has become not only an integral part of the top mobile applications, but also began to be actively used in the site header (in adaptive versions and not only). It got to the point that the menu began to appear even where it was completely inappropriate. As a result, criticism fell on the hamburger menu button, and the former favorite turned into the culprit of the disputes.

Let’s understand and discuss why this navigation format has gained such popularity, and does it have worthy rivals these days? The material was written on the basis of this article, thanks to the author for interesting thoughts. We also recommend looking at examples of hamburger menu icons and scripts for its implementation. Continue reading

The difference between UI and UX

Today there will be a guest post on the topic of UX and UI interfaces using the Icons8 service as an example. The author is a usability specialist Andrei Burmistrov, the text is published in the first person.

I know what you think: well, another attempt to impose your opinion on the controversial and always discussed topic “What is the difference between UX and UI?”

Yes, you understood correctly.

The only difference between my article and other similar ones is that I will explain the differences between these two concepts using practical examples from my personal experience (as a usability Continue reading

Programs used in web-mastering
So what kind of programs do you need? Below I will give specific categories of programs with explanations of why they are needed. Raster graphics processing program one of the…

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How to create a color palette for sites or web interfaces
In Design Mania, there have already been several publications with similar topics: in a note about color matching services for websites, in addition to inspiration resources, we examined a couple…

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Why does minimal design rule
If you want to create a website, then the main rule to follow is not to overdo it. This is not the first year that web designers have been helped…

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10 key trends in logo design 2018
Last year's post on logo logo trends 2017 was well received by readers, so we decided to continue this “tradition” and consider the main trends in logo design 2018. Despite…

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