Improving the UX of Progress Indicators and Feedback Notifications

Visibility of system status is one of the most important rules of UI/UX design. The goal behind this rule is pretty obvious — to minimize user tension you should provide feedback to the user about what is happening with the app within a reasonable amount of time. Don’t keep the users guessing — tell the user what’s happening. And one of the most common forms of such feedback is a progress indicator.

In this article, we’ll give you an overview of the main types of progress indicators and the use cases for them.

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A practical guide to building fast web applications in the cloud (with PHP)

This post originally appeared on loige.co, written by Luciano Mammino. Luciano is a web developer & entrepreneur from Italy.

In this article, Luciano highlighted some of the most common principles you should consider while building high performing web applications (specifically on the backend part).

The following concepts discussed here can be applied to any language and framework. Though this post will cover some concrete examples, design patterns and tools that are mostly used in the PHP ecosystem.

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