Tips and Tricks for UX, UI, and Basic Design/Layout of Web Applications

8455 Westpark St, 8455 Westpark Street, Boise, 83704

Better Web Applications with Anthony Vancattenburch

Sep 8, 2023, 12:00 – 1:30 AM


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About this event

Session 1: Mastering Styling and Layout (20 minutes)

  • Debugging stubborn display and styling properties
  • Proper use of flex layouts / rows / columns in Bootstrap
  • Common issues with unintentional side-scroll margins ( i.e. using container-fluid & container correctly )
  • Proper use of overflow for scrolling cards and elements
  • Hands-on examples and demonstrations

Session 2: Creating Visual Impact with CSS Keyframe Animations (20 minutes)

  • Basics of CSS keyframe animations
  • Adding subtle animations for enhanced user experience
  • Applying animations to create engaging interactions
  • Live coding session to demonstrate keyframe animations
  • Break and Q&A (10 minutes)
  • Interactive Q&A session for students to clarify doubts
  • Opportunity to ask questions related to the topics covered so far

Session 3: Designing with Psychology: Colors and User Engagement (20 minutes)

  • The role of color in web design and user engagement
  • Understanding color psychology and its impact on user perception
  • How to choose app/website-specific color palettes effectively
  • Case studies and real-world examples of successful color usage

Session 4: Creating Memorable User Experiences (15 minutes)

  • Importance of consistency in design and user experience
  • Strategies to make your design memorable and user-friendly
  • Tips for creating intuitive navigation and interaction patterns
  • Showcasing successful UX/UI examples from popular applications

Session 5: Q&A and Interactive Activity (10 minutes)

  • Final Q&A session for students to ask any remaining questions
  • Interactive activity where students apply the concepts learned to a quick design challenge **
  • Conclusion and Wrap-Up (5 minutes)
  • Recap of key takeaways from the lecture
  • Encouragement for students to continue exploring UX/UI design – cuz it is FUN and AWESOME!!!



Friday, September 8, 2023
12:00 AM – 1:30 AM UTC


  • Anthony Vancattenburch

    Software Engineer


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CodeWorks, LLC


  • Jake Overall

    GDG Organizer

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