Adnaan Ahmad

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Why User Experience Matters

Why User Experience Matters

Posted by on Feb 26, 2013 in Design, User Interface | 0 comments

I wanted to take some time to write this post because I see a lot if IT companies neglecting this critical aspect of software development.  In fact, sometimes user satisfaction is solely relegated to the cleanup effort post testing.   These are my initial thoughts and I will continue to expand on the subject in the future. Here are some reasons why you...

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My First Global Game Jam

My First Global Game Jam

Posted by on Feb 2, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

I was able to participate in my first Game Jam this year. For those not familiar, it is where a group of people interested in making a game, get together to do so over a weekend. Groups are composed of those interested in Game Design, Programming, Art, etc within the course of a weekend. Before I talk a little about my experience here are some relevant...

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The Bee

The Bee

Posted by on Dec 4, 2012 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

I recorded my 4 year old son telling me a bedtime story one night, he grabbed a tactical flashlight amazon and made up a dramatic story. I decided to put some visuals to the words. Almost all of the imagery is found/appropriated from multiple sources and stylized in photoshop. Edited in Premiere. If your staircase is becoming too much of a challenge, you...

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Interactive Dashboard

Interactive Dashboard

Posted by on Nov 21, 2012 in Design, User Interface | 0 comments

I have implemented a docking tray system in several interface designs to great affect.  In designs where widgets and tools need to be accessed quickly and frequently, the shelves allow users to open only the trays they need.  Common shelves will include Navigation, Tools, Fileters, and Data.  This shelves can also be contextual depending on the current...

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