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Interactive Prototyping with Axure RP 8

Video Description

Learn Axure, the popular UX software for creating flow charts, wire frames or clickable interactive prototypes, from top S.F. Bay Area UX designer Debbie Levitt. Levitt runs Ptype, one of the few companies in the world recommended by Axure to teach Axure.

Designed for new and experienced UXers, IxDs, IAs, developers, and visual designers, this course offers training in beginning, intermediate and advanced Axure skills. Participants will become comfortable with dynamic panels, conditions, and the techniques for building the key elements found in un-designed (low fidelity) and designed (high fidelity) prototypes.

  • Learn to use Axure to create flow charts, wireframes, and interactive prototypes
  • Master the new diagramming, prototyping, and specification features in RP8
  • Review the basic Axure environment: menus, toolbars, the Inspector, the Outline and more
  • Explore Axure toolsets for publishing, exporting, and synchronizing team projects
  • Learn about Axure widgets, masters, annotation, naming conventions and documentation
  • Master the details of creating navigation menus and interactive forms
  • Explore dynamic panels, the Axure element that makes things show, hide, move, or change
  • Discover how to emulate mobile responsive designs using Adaptive Views
Debbie Levitt helps people "think in Axure" at her high-end, Axure-centric UX agency Ptype. She's done interaction design and information architecture since 1995 for clients like Razorfish, Constant Contact, Bank of the West, Traction, Wells Fargo, and Sony Mobile.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Introduction And Course Overview 00:02:24
    2. About The Author 00:02:33
    3. Menus 00:10:00
    4. Toolbars 00:06:18
    5. Pages 00:03:39
    6. Libraries 00:08:46
    7. Masters 00:10:22
    8. Inspector 00:03:21
    9. Outline 00:07:36
    10. Differences Between Editions 00:03:28
    11. How To Access Your Working Files 00:01:15
  2. Settings And Publishing
    1. Team Projects 00:07:03
    2. Printing And Exporting 00:03:44
    3. Previewing And Publishing Options 00:12:54
    4. Web Embedded Fonts 00:03:38
    5. Notes And Documentation 00:11:39
    6. Grids And Guides 00:05:36
  3. Styling Pages, Widgets And Custom Shapes
    1. Page Styles 00:06:04
    2. Shapes, Icons, And Images 00:06:14
    3. Creating And Applying Widget Styles 00:08:43
    4. Interaction Styles 00:03:52
    5. Format Painter 00:02:03
    6. Naming Conventions 00:05:03
    7. Pen Tool 00:03:22
    8. Grouping Widgets 00:02:48
  4. Flow Charts And Wireframes
    1. Creating Flow Charts 00:07:38
    2. Annotated Wireframes 00:05:11
  5. Links And Forms
    1. Understanding Cases, Actions, And Conditions 00:08:42
    2. Three Types Of Links 00:13:21
    3. Form Widgets 00:10:31
    4. Radio Buttons And Groups 00:02:52
    5. Writing Conditions On Checkboxes 00:14:37
    6. Enabled And Disabled Widgets 00:06:02
  6. Custom-Designed Forms
    1. Custom-Looking Input Fields 00:05:03
    2. Custom Checkboxes 00:08:22
    3. Custom Radio Buttons 00:02:29
    4. Custom Droplists - Part 1 00:10:11
    5. Custom Droplists - Part 2 00:12:46
    6. Segmented Controllers 00:06:38
  7. Building A Navigation Menu
    1. Treat As Flyout 00:05:15
    2. Menus Responding To Each Other 00:05:46
    3. OnMouseEnter Vs OnMouseHover 00:05:26
    4. Mega Menus 00:14:22
  8. Dynamic Panels
    1. Overview 00:03:50
    2. Carousels - Part 1 00:08:50
    3. Carousels - Part 2 00:12:07
    4. Tabs 00:15:29
    5. Multiple Messages 00:11:15
    6. Progressive Disclosure 00:08:31
    7. Break Away Panels And Masters 00:03:00
    8. Overlays And Lightboxes 00:13:04
    9. Listeners - Automatically Running Processes 00:06:52
    10. Snapshot Widget 00:05:35
  9. Variables
    1. Overview 00:01:58
    2. Store Information And Set Text 00:09:31
    3. Using Variables Across Pages 00:06:27
    4. Carousel Dots Gone Wild 00:08:12
  10. Accordions
    1. Super Easy Accordions 00:10:26
    2. Multiple Accordions Open - Part 1 00:17:05
    3. Multiple Accordions Open - Part 2 00:10:35
    4. One Accordion Open - Part 1 00:07:29
    5. One Accordion Open - Part 2 00:06:51
    6. Changing Size Of Background Container 00:08:08
    7. Moving An Accordion And Using Variables 00:11:42
  11. iFrames
    1. Scrolling Dynamic Panels 00:02:19
    2. iFrame Widget And Embedded Video 00:03:35
  12. Pinning Panels
    1. Pin Panel To Browser 00:05:14
    2. Pin a Smaller Header 00:07:41
    3. Back To Top 00:03:18
    4. Pinning Overlays 00:02:18
  13. Adaptive Views
    1. Overview 00:06:36
    2. Designing For Multiple Breakpoints - Part 1 00:09:08
    3. Designing For Multiple Breakpoints - Part 2 00:10:15
    4. Publishing 00:04:31
  14. Real Life Examples
    1. Interactive Website 00:04:40
    2. Complex Math 00:09:07
    3. Mobile App 00:05:19
  15. Conclusion
    1. What You Have Learned 00:01:54
    2. Where To Go From Here 00:04:40