As it was mentioned in doodleblue's previous blogs, the UX design or the user experience design is the type that takes into consideration the needs of the user and is customised according to the demands. It basically focuses on how the particular site is visible to the user.
There are several ebooks available online for a beginner to get a gest of what UX is all about and gives useful advice. Some of them are listed below!
1. BRIGHT IDEAS FOR USER EXPERIENCE DESIGNERS
This ebook is available for free online and is released by usability consultancy firm Userfocus. The USP of this book is the language. The tone is very casual and easy to comprehend with frequent references to the Beatles analogies making it an interesting read. The book is also accurate in its details and can be used as a reference too.
2. USER STORY MAPPING: DISCOVER THE WHOLE STORY, BUILD THE RIGHT PRODUCT
This book takes the phrase ‘Don’t judge a book by its cover’ quite literally. As lengthy as the title of the book is, the content is very crisp and to the point. It is a gold mine for anyone involved in a UX project. The best feature of this book is that it gives tips on time saving ways of working on User experience projects which comes in very handy for beginners.
3. LEAN UX: APPLYING LEAN PRINCIPLES TO IMPROVE USER EXPERIENCE
Today’s world is full of lean ways of working. Lean start-ups, lean marketing, lean enterprises and so on. This book is based on the same principle and features lean ways of thinking to UX and shows how lean principles such as eliminating waste and continual improvement can go a long way in improving user experience exponentially.
4. UX SRATEGY: HOW TO DEVISE INNOVATE DIGITAL PRODUCTS THAT PEOPLE WANT
Strategy is one of the most crucial arenas that web developers have to look these days and this is one book that tells very subtly the key areas where strategy can be improvised for giving a better user experience. The author has clearly defined what UX strategy is and has introduced a plentiful of useful tools for the same and this is the reason why critics highly recommend this book for UX developers.
There are several books available on UX design available in the online market but the above are some of the most preferred ebooks taken up for reference.
Collaborators: Melwyn Mathew and Madhumitha Sundaramurthi