Spot your train on Google maps – Indian Railways

http://railradar.trainenquiry.com/ Trust me, the site is unusable. Reasons stated below Why would a user want to know 1000+ Active train running currently? Why load all the data, making it slow Like the search option, Ajaxified, Well after a click on the result the blue and red arrows don’t mean any thing to a user, Why… Continue reading Spot your train on Google maps – Indian Railways

Spot your train southern Railway – not smart phone friendly

I use this site often http://www.trainenquiry.com/indexNS.aspx on the desktop browser.  Recently I started using an iPhone 3GS IOS 5 for browsing on the move. Today morning I wanted to check on a train entered the train number and clicked on search. Guess what? 2 browser window opened up, each of which was an online advertisement. All… Continue reading Spot your train southern Railway – not smart phone friendly

The Art & Science of Seductive Interactions

Why only few interactions are successful? It is not just usability, there are few more things beyond to make users to stick on with your product or service.

FusionCharts Free V2 – Free Flash Charts

Good news from IndSoft Global for Software/ Web developers. Now IndSoft Global is offering its Fusion charts V2 for Free. Terms of use: InfoSoft Global grants you a nonexclusive right to use FusionCharts Free subject to the following terms and conditions: FusionCharts Free can be used for free if you are a individual/research/commercial user. FusionCharts… Continue reading FusionCharts Free V2 – Free Flash Charts

Know about Silverlight & Expression Studio in chennai

Here is a good chance for Creative Directors Design Managers Graphic Designers Interactive Designers Multimedia Designers Web Designers Usability Professionals UI Developers to know more about Microsoft Silverlight and Expression studio, the seminar is happening today i.e 13th November 2007 between 6-7 PM at Dublin, ITC Hotel Park Sheraton & Towers, No.132, T.T.K. Road, Chennai-600… Continue reading Know about Silverlight & Expression Studio in chennai

Learn Foreign Lanaguges with mango

What if you are able to learn foreign languages at your comfort? try Mango, languages. Just tried to learn French, I love the way they spell the French words. Bonjour (“Hello”) 😉 I am sure most school and college students in India would use this portal, All the site needs is little advertisement on the… Continue reading Learn Foreign Lanaguges with mango

Dreamweaver good bye, YAML Welcome

YAML is the the new way of designing web layouts. Adhering  to the Web standards Support of major browsers WYSIWYG options. When my title said Dreamweaver goodbye, I meant only for creating layouts, YAML compliments Adobe Dreaweaver. If you are a web designer or a web developer, kindly take a test drive on the YAML Builder.… Continue reading Dreamweaver good bye, YAML Welcome

Aren’t tools making us dumb

Yeah, It is about WYSIWYG editors or IDE for most application we create.Yes I accept these tools help Productivity which is the major concern. I just want to explain how Indian (asians) learning methodology differs from the American way of education and it has go to do with the tools which make us dumb If… Continue reading Aren’t tools making us dumb

Google follows UI of WordPress

There was a mailer from Google analytics team saying they had made a new version of the product. First impression, The dashboard looks cool with bring colors, options are ultimate. To my surprise Google Analytics reports UI looks much similar representation as WordPress blogger report UI, well even the hover of mouse. I know it… Continue reading Google follows UI of WordPress

World Usability Day 2006

Satyam Computers is the main sponsor for this eventIf you are an usability engineer or any thing to do with usability in India and would like to participate, please register, as the last date is 13th of November 2006the event is on 14th of November 2006. Hope to catch you guys/gals out there. Technorati Tags:… Continue reading World Usability Day 2006