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Form Validation Errors – don’t embarrass your users

Does it seem fair to scold the user for the errors they make while filling in a form? Are they even “errors”? The term “Error” and the usual associated red colouring is remarkably negative. Almost like accusing the user of spilling blood by making a typo or misunderstanding a field’s intended purpose. Okay, perhaps that’s […]

Graphics Language

Indian Rupee Symbol Competition

Since I don’t live in India, I’m not allowed to enter the competition to design an official symbol for the Indian Rupee announced last month. I have however come up with a very simple design: (horribly created in Paint.NET) I’m posting this now so I can see how it compares with whatever is chosen when the […]