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UX Brighton 2017: Designing for Complexity

Our 7th annual conference, UX Brighton 2017 is about Designing for Complexity.

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Date: 3 November 2017
Location: Brighton Dome, UK

How to Start a Career in UX Design

We've got a short, practical & affordable weekend course on how to start a career in UX run by professional designers, that covers what a day of a UX designer looks like, how to create portfolio, finding a perfect job, startups vs big companies, interview tips, market rates.

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Date: 25 February 2017
Location: School of UX, UK

Designing Pixel-Perfect UI: course for startups, developers & designers

A short, practical & affordable weekend course on User Interface design by professional designers, that covers typography, how to create an icon font, responsive layout, style guide, prototyping interactions and design tools.

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Date: 4 February 2017
Location: School of UX, UK

UX Design course for startups, developers & designers

A short, practical & affordable weekend course on User Experience design by professional designers, that covers an entire design process: from how to do user research, information architecture and experience maps to user testing, accessibility practices and working with developers.

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Date: 11 March 2017
Location: School of UX, UK

UX Brighton 2016: UX is dead, long live UX!

Has UX lost its way? It’s become a very popular term, but unfortunately it’s more often used to refer to a thing designers do, not a thing users have.

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Date: 4 November 2016
Location: Corn Exchange, UK

UX design course for startups, app developers and web designers

A 3-hour weekend course on User Experience design run by professional UX Designer with 10+ years of working with Microsoft, Heathrow Airport, British Gas, Universal Music Group and variety of startups.

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Date: 29 October 2016
Location: Canada Water Library, UK

Designing pixel-perfect UI: course for startups, developers & designers

A 3-hour weekend course on User Interface design run by professional UX & UI Designer with 10+ years of working with Microsoft, Heathrow Airport, British Gas, Universal Music Group and variety of startups.

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Date: 22 October 2016
Location: Canada Water Library, UK

How To Start Career In UX Design

Learn from experienced professionals how to get into UX design, prepare your portfolio, learn where to find your perfect job and interview secrets and answer any of your questions.

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Date: 5 November 2016
Location: Canada Water Library, UK

UX Career Clinic: Supercharge your UX Career!

Giving 1-1 advice to those looking to get into the UX industry, or move within it.

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Date: 13 September 2016
Location: Fabrica, UK

Games, VR & UX

This evening event will investigate how UX and user research is implemented in the development of video games.

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Date: 10 May 2016
Location: Hotel du Vin (Dome Room), UK

Interaction design & prototyping (IxD) training course

1-day Interaction design (IxD) & prototyping training - Book your place now and learn how to plan, create and test design concepts.

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Date: 22 May 2014
Location: Scholastic, US

Matthew Baxter-Reynolds' PhoneGap/Apache Cordova End-to-end

If you are an Android or iOS developer, and you would like to learn to develop native applications or “native like” web applications for a variety of mobile platforms –- both phones and tablets –- using a cross- platform framework, then this course is for you!

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Date: 19 November 2012
Location: MWB Business Exchange, UK

UX Brighton 2012

UX Brighton present our third annual conference. This year the theme is Past & Future Interactions. A mix of practical and theoretical, commercial and academic – the idea behind this year’s theme is that knowledge of the past informs us to create better products for the future.

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Date: 2 November 2012
Location: The Corn Exchange, UK

One New Notification: Facebook F8 Heralds Dramatic Evolution

Timeline Video Screenshot

As we all know – yesterday was the Facebook F8 Developers Conference in San Francisco. After lots of speculation and rumours, I have boiled down the announcement and described what this means for the future of Facebook.

There are two things you need to know about from yesterday’s conference - The Facebook Timeline and Social Apps.

Facebook didn’t say when it will launch; the company merely said that it “won’t be available for a few weeks.”

However, you can get the Facebook Timeline immediately, if you submit yourself as a developer (which a lot of people are doing and I am also in the process of doing).

So…

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Dark Patterns: User Interfaces Designed to Trick People

dark-clouds-over-downtown-manhattan by Dan DeLuca

Optimising a user's experience is an attempt to improve life for a site's visitors and in doing so, for the site owners in the process. But what happens when usability goes bad?

Harry Brignull's presentation examines the dark side of interfaces, looking at how we're tricked, duped and cajoled towards handing over credit card details, signing up for free products, that aren't really free.

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