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General Discussion

James Nelson
James Nelson
23,956 Points

UX design training

Hello guys,

I would like to become a better UX designer, I have read Steve Krug's books and have enjoyed them. Has anyone any recommendations for a starting point in the world of UX?

Thanks

5 Answers

Guil Hernandez
STAFF
Guil Hernandez
Treehouse Teacher

Hi James Nelson,

Look out for a new course on UX Basics coming soon! It will be taught by a well known professional in the UX industry.

Patrick Cooney
Patrick Cooney
12,216 Points

If it's Jared Spool I'm probably going to fly to Orlando and start throwing fist fulls of dollar bills at team treehouse staff...

James Barnett
James Barnett
39,199 Points

The same goes for:

  • Don Norman
  • Louis Rosenfeld
  • Alan Cooper
  • Steve Krug
James Barnett
James Barnett
39,199 Points

James Nelson -

The Design of Everyday Things by Don Norman and The Principles of Beautiful Web Design.

Udacity currently has a course featuring Don Norman that covers a lot of the same terrority as his book.

James Nelson
James Nelson
23,956 Points

Thanks a million James. Ps James, you seem to be everywhere on this forum :P

James Barnett
James Barnett
39,199 Points

> you seem to be everywhere on this forum

It's true I am. I think my friends might be planning a Treehouse forum intervention :wink:

James Nelson
James Nelson
23,956 Points

Guys I bought - 'Seductive Interaction Design' by Stephen P. Anderson and also have Steve Krug's latest edition of 'Don't make me think'

Would just like to recommend both of these books to those who may not have read them yet :)

Marcus H
Marcus H
4,267 Points

Is 'Don't make me think' good for learning User interfaces?

James Nelson
James Nelson
23,956 Points

Brilliant, looking forward to it :)

James Nelson
James Nelson
23,956 Points

Marcus H, 'Don't make me think' is a usability book written towards making much more usable user experiences with user interfaces. I cannot recommend this book enough.