Category: software

  • My 10 simple UX rules

    My 10 simple UX rules

    Creating a user interface that offers a positive user experience (UX) requires a certain level of skill, and admittedly, design is not my primary area of expertise as I am a programmer. Nevertheless, I have gathered some fundamental principles over the years that aid me in delivering a satisfactory user interface. 1. Always respond to…

  • Firefox Addon: Add options menu to addon icon

    Especially during development it’s annoying to reach the option page of a Firefox addon: Hamburger Addons and Themes … Options There should be a faster way. At least for your own Add-ons you can quite easily add an “Options” menu item to the browser action: Additionally to have to add a new permission to the…

  • Hide the password hiding stars

    As far as I can remember web browsers replace the characters of a password field with stars (did Mosaic already do this?) but this feature is not always helpful. Fortunately you can change this!