Tuesday, September 05, 2006

BayCHI Monthly Program

Tuesday, August 8, 2006, 7:30 PM

Designing for Ajax
Bill Scott, Yahoo

With the advent of Ajax, new patterns of interaction have emerged on the web. These patterns inform not just the design and engineering process, but also form the vocabulary for the creation of new product features. In this talk, Bill will give you insight in how to best take advantage of the power of Ajax technology for product design through a series of best practices from across the Web. These best practices are summarized as seven key principles for designing great products. Each principle is illustrated with lots of real world examples from both inside and outside of Yahoo! The nuances of each approach are discussed in detail with illustrating examples and counter-examples.

The first 100k users are always the hardest
Matt Mullenweg, WordPress

The first hundred thousand are always the hardest and in this session Matt Mullenweg will discuss strategies for scaling your community from 1 to 100,000 users and beyond. Matt will describe his 12 rules, including the importance of obsessing about details, doing your own support, blogging every step of the way, and being a painkiller, not a vitamin."   (Continued via BayCHI)   [Usability Resources]

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