Barry Frost

This is Barry Frost’s personal website.

Tagged #ux

The 'Credit Card Number' Field Must Allow and Auto-Format Spaces

Liked Aaron Parecki‘s post “Day 26: Tag tokens and publish date for…” on
Last week, Barry Frost released Micropublish, a Micropub client written in Ruby. It's a very slick interface for posting a few kinds of posts. I noticed that his "category" field looked really nice, and discovered that he was using a Bootstrap plugin…
Liked Dave McCourt‘s post on Twitter
When UX goes wrong
Liked Tom Albrighton (@tomcopy)‘s post on Twitter
The simpler your words, the more people will understand you
Liked Martin Jordan (@Martin_Jordan)‘s post on Twitter
Good things stick: Just put up @leisa’s litmus test for well-phrased user needs after a team discussion

Hamburger Menus and Hidden Navigation Hurt UX Metrics

Liked Luke Wroblewski (@lukew)‘s post on Twitter
hamburger comes… hamburger goes…

When People Read on the Internet

Twitter Sundays, Facebook Wednesdays, and Reddit Fridays

In reply to JC102‘s post on Twitter
@barryf What?! I thought the Hamburger menu was where all the cool kids were at?! We are just finalising our new site...!

@cronkshaw It’s not great for discoverability, but many now recognise it as nav because it’s so prevalent. More:


FullStory lets your company easily record, replay, search, and analyze each user’s actual experience with your website. Think of it as your team’s super-searchable DVR for all customer interactions.

Liked Scott JensOn (@scottjenson)‘s post on Twitter
I know, let's just use every possible mobile nav element at the same time....


A collection of templates, documents, and results from our user research at Known

Misused mobile UX patterns

Using Responsive Images (Now)

Blurring Is the Auto-Tune of UI Design, and Other Things We Thought About While Designing Wildcard 2.0”.

I love how the Wildcard team have made the effort to sweat the details to ensure their app stands out. In an increasingly competitive app marketplace this sort of focus on interaction design is vital.

How Ashley Madison Onboards New Users

The Hamburger Menu Doesn't Work


a more usable credit card form. Improve payment form, checkout, and ecommerce usability with JavaScript card number validation, credit card type detection, and more.

Liked Hampton (@hcatlin)‘s post on Twitter
Whoa. Just adding a label to a hamburger menu drove up interaction with it by 61%... I'm very surprised.