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2 == Design Process ==
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4 The process involves the creation of specifications, analysis, mockups, partial prototypes and even final versions of the proposals made. The aim of these proposals are to improve XWiki's UI look&feel, usability and interaction.
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6 * Design //improvements/development// are made according to the current [[XWiki Enterprise Roadmap>>http://enterprise.xwiki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Main/Roadmap]]
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8 * Design //discussions// are made on [[IRC>>http://dev.xwiki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Community/IRC]] or on the [[mailing lists>>http://dev.xwiki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Community/MailingLists]]
9 ** design discussions on mailing lists have [Proposal] in the subject field
10 ** design discussions on mailing lists are usually sent both to (users AT xwiki.org) and (devs AT xwiki.org), depends on what kind of feedback is requested
11 ** if you are not following the mailing lists, you can browse for the proposal mails on XWiki's [[Markmail mailing list archives>>http://xwiki.markmail.org/]] (example: [[[Proposal] Rights Management UI>>http://markmail.org/thread/zgzufskvhe6xt6ey]])
12 ** there are also [[archives for IRC discussions>>http://dev.xwiki.org/xwiki/bin/view/IRC/]]
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14 * Design //proposal// deliverables are located in several places:
15 ** use cases/requirements are located on [[Design>>Design.WebHome]] space (look for investigation tag)
16 ** mockups/prototypes are located on incubator's [[Improvements>>http://incubator.myxwiki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Improvements/]] space
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18 == Issues Keywords ==
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20 You can contribute and help us [[report>>Community.Contributing#HTesting]] usability problems within XWiki. There are several JIRA keywords that can used to highlight an usability issue:
21 * **[[ux>>http://jira.xwiki.org/jira/secure/IssueNavigator.jspa?reset=true&&customfield_10000=ux]]** - is the user not having a great/delightful experience using the product?
22 * **[[usability>>http://jira.xwiki.org/jira/secure/IssueNavigator.jspa?reset=true&&customfield_10000=usability]]** - does the user having problems accomplishing his task?
23 * **[[consistency>>http://jira.xwiki.org/jira/secure/IssueNavigator.jspa?reset=true&&customfield_10000=consistency]]** - are elements that break the interface consistency?
24 * **[[standard>>http://jira.xwiki.org/jira/secure/IssueNavigator.jspa?reset=true&&customfield_10000=standard]]** - are elements that define the interface standard?
25 * **[[accessibility >>http://jira.xwiki.org/jira/secure/IssueNavigator.jspa?reset=true&&customfield_10000=accessibility]]** - are there accessibility problems users are facing while using the product?
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27 == Standards ==
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29 Standards should be followed when developing new features in XWiki.
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31 * Standards Drafts are located on incubator's [[Standards>>http://incubator.myxwiki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Standards/]] space
32 * Voted Standards:
33 ** Forms Layout Type:
34 *** [[Vertical Layout>>platform:DevGuide.VerticalForms]]
35 *** [[Inline Layout>>platform:DevGuide.InlineForms]]
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37 == UX Pages ==
38 {{velocity}}
39 #set($tag = 'ux')
40 #set($list = $xwiki.tag.getDocumentsWithTag($tag))
41 {{html}}
42 #displayDocumentList($list true $blacklistedSpaces)
43 {{/html}}
44 {{/velocity}}

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