Here is one of the best online available tool for UI Mockups http://www.balsamiq.com/ Click on the containers tab, and drag a new dialog/window onto the page. Click the dialog/window and then look at the little pop-up on the right. You can trivially add a scrollbar and indicate where the thumb should be. You can turn on/off the icons in the top right corner. Adjust the status bar region. Its very user friendly and very easy to use .. we folks can have hand on this… We need to download this for use… here is the print screen of application Interesting point is even Microsoft Expression team is coming up with SketchFlow in its coming BLEND 3. This will be great[…]

Usability Testing is one of the important phase of UCD process, its the last but most important part. Usability testing gives the exact information about the User’s experience on product.What is Usability Testing Software or Environment ?The automated Usability Test Environment (UTE) Tool is software used to collect, analyze, and report the results of scenario-based Web site usability tests. The UTE Tool helps federal Web managers efficiently and effectively test their Web sites to make them more citizen-centric.Recently I have came across some products which are very good 1. MOREA from Techsmith [licence— WINDOWS]2. Uservue from Techsmith [licence— WINDOWS]3. Userfocus [Free]4. Jink [Free]4. Silverbackapp [licence— APPLE MAC] + Google Analytic is excellent tool .. it gives you the complete information[…]

Hi all Love to say thanks to Nathan Jeffery for sharing some of the great and useful open source tool links here with full description m just doing mirror of Nathan’s mail and adding some links from my end 🙂 Great Open Source tools for web development Tools –http://www.gimp.org/ (for editing images to use on your sites) –http://inkscape.org/ (scalable vector creation and editing tool, can also import other formats) –http://www.blender.org/ (3d designs for really effective headers and buttons) –http://www.wampserver.com/en/ (a stack for windows of Apache, MySQL, Php for local development) –http://sourceforge.net/projects/notepad-plus/ (text editor for creating your HTML, CSS and PHP) –http://www.panic.com/coda/ (text editor for mac) –http://macromates.com/ (text editor for mac) –http://www.apple.com/downloads/macosx/development_tools/ (tools for mac) –http://www.netbeans.org/ (cross platform IDE, don’t use[…]