For the first round of tests, I tested a new GNOME Sound Settings design. The tasks to be tested were: Changing the volume of an applicationMuting an applicationChanging the output deviceChanging balanceChanging the alert soundFinding the documentation for the sound settings You can check the whole test plan here. GNOME 3.22.2 Sound Settings New Sound … Continue reading Round#1: Test Results
In the first round of tests, I will be testing a new design for the sound settings with 7 volunteers. The tasks to be tested are: Changing the volume of an applicationMuting an applicationChanging the output deviceChanging balanceChanging the alert soundFinding the documentation for the sound settings Preparation The settings application opened on the "Sound" … Continue reading Round#1: Test plan
As we are expected to write sometimes about our experience during the internship, the Outreachy Organizers suggested us to write about the difficulties we find during our journey (which I find a very interesting theme, because sometimes I feel a bit lost compared to other interns, and being asked share my doubts gives me a … Continue reading Week#3 Outreachy Post: Everybody struggles
Most of the times, it is recommended that you test with only a few number of testers, because when you are testing for the very first time, a lot of information you get from watching the first tester is brand new, and when you are repeating the test with the second tester, a lot that … Continue reading How many testers do I need?
There are many different ways of testing usability, and this is because every test has a main objective and a context where it is better to be applied on. Deciding on which kind of test you are going to use depends on what do you have of your product and what are you trying to … Continue reading Types of Usability Testing
According to this definition, usability is the ease to access and/ or use a program or website. I'd extend this definition to other stuff we see day by day, such as emergency doors, teapots, windows, and so on. We say the more intuitive it is to use something, the better its usability. Usability is important … Continue reading What is usability?
Hello, folks! This post is to introduce you myself and to the work I'll be developing. My intention is to leave some brief documentation to the ones who want to follow what I've been doing and to the ones who want to apply to the next Outreachy rounds, I hope this is useful for you! … Continue reading My first blog post!