Bracket

The word "bracket" is often used to refer to parentheses and is written as either [] or () and used to delimit blocks of text, e.g. a set of instructions. Within brackets, items are arranged from left to right in order of precedence.

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User Interviews

The act of gathering qualitative data about a person's thoughts and feelings related to a product.

Soft Return

Also called a line break, when you want to keep the text in one paragraph and not follow it with an airy space.

Pagination

A technique used to sequentially present items in a list or other data set that are too long to display at one time.

Cool Colours

Colours on the opposite side of the colour wheel to warm colours. Typically bluish in tone, such as blue or green.

Type Classification

A system used to describe and identify typefaces by their basic visual characteristics.

Dark Pattern

A type of user interface design carefully crafted to trick people into doing things they might not want to do.

Greyscale / Grayscale

Black, white, and all the values of shades in between.

User Interface (UI)

A type of graphical interface that allows the user to interact with the application on a screen, such as a computer monitor or smartphone, using various types of input devices.

JPEG Image

JPEG stands for Joint Photographic Expert Group, an international standards body that sets standards for creating and handling compressed digital images. The JPEG file format was designed to balance good visual quality and small file size, typically through lossy compression. The JPEG file format is widely used as a means of compressing digital images, particularly those produced by digital cameras.

Glassmorphism

The use of light or dark objects positioned over colourful backgrounds. Blurred backdrops allow bright colours to come through and convey a sense of frosted glass.

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