UX-driven BioJS Component Design Workshop [TGAC, 20 Apr]


Date: Wednesday 20 April 2016

Venue: The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC), Norwich, UK

Registration Deadline: Wednesday 13 April


Registration Fee: £60.00 (includes lunch and refreshments along with course materials)

Participation: First come, first served

Enquiries: TGAC Training Team

Host: Manuel Corpas, The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC), UK

What is the workshop about:

This workshop will show you how good design, from interfaces to experiences, can fundamentally improve your tools and components – from reducing your development times to improving how users can reach the insights they are looking for.

Starting with an introduction into the main principles of design, including User Experience (UX) and User Interface (UI) design, we will cover how you can work with these concepts without needing to actually be a designer. We will then move on to exploring real-world examples in real-time through an interactive demonstration of these practices.

What you will learn:

  • How design can bring clarity to your work
  • What User Experience and User Interface design actually are
  • Designing without designing – lean applications for developers
  • Real-time demo of improving a BioJS component using design principles

Target Audience:

Developers looking to build better tools in a better way, for themselves and their users.


No prior knowledge of design principles is required.

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