5 Top Articles in UX design this week #2

Have another round of some of the best articles on UX design!

The Importance of Good Animation In UX

Animations in your software is more than only an afterthought. As this articles explains all but well. Will Fanguy of InVision did a great job of putting together a list of what aspect of UX, animation influences. Check it out:

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How To Build A Better Product With UX Writing

Anastasiia Marushevska writes up a great blogpost about the importance of copywriting in UX. It's a trend – and a new discipline. Big companies are hiring! Read more about UX writing here:

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We Categorized More Than 500 User Onboarding Experiences Into 8 UI / UX Patterns For You to Use

What a title. However, a must read for anyone that is designing the onboarding of a product. Ty Magnin did amazing work on finding out the biggest design patterns to use to get your UX done better.

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Good Questions, Bad Asks: The UX Of Questions In User Onboarding

Continuing the onboarding experience theme, Yohann Kunders has written a great post on asking questions. And how to properly ask them. In his own words: “This isn’t a post about how to ask better questions. It’s a post about how to ask questions better.”

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I Reviewed 573 UX Designer Portfolios as a Design Chief, and This is What I Want to See In Yours

Working on your portfolio? The CEO of UX Studio explains what he expects to see in your UX portfolio. One of his streamers is “It’s not a magazine illustrator position, so you can’t convince me with unique visuals and decoration.”. Definitely check out the post for some great insight on UX portfolios.

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Geffrey van der Bos is a cognitive designer with focus on User Interfaces and Front End Development. Currently working in Stuttgart Germany, for Bitfactory GmbH.