Re-Architecting the PatternFly Website Using an Open Decision Making Process

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As the design of PatternFly becomes more modular, a project has been kicked off within the community to update the website’s information architecture (IA) to better align with the new framework architecture to better meet user needs. To guide the decision making process for the re-design we’ve decided to employ the Open Decision Framework (ODF),… Read more »

Evolving the PatternFly Visual Language

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As the application landscape evolves, design resources must also evolve. The PatternFly community has rapidly grown and technology has evolved so we are now able to push the boundaries. PatternFly was originally designed with a utilitarian mindset, focused on supporting data dense management applications. This mindset shaped the design of the PatternFly we see today…. Read more »

Check it out

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Hello friends!  I recently gave a talk at the first annual PatternFly conference on some easy ways to take the writing you do for PatternFly from good to great.  In it, I shared a few items that would comprise a short checklist that you can refer to as you write.  Those items, and some others, are… Read more »

PatternFly Roadmap Update

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Last November we published the PatternFly roadmap where we put forward the idea for PatternFly 4 and 5, an effort around web components, and a CSS rewrite. Alpha releases for PatternFly 4 and PatternFly Web Components delivered initial progress on these efforts. However, the story has grown more complex with the introduction of additional PatternFly framework repositories. In… Read more »

Mobile Toolbar User Testing at Red Hat Summit 2017

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In an increasingly mobile-oriented world, it is important to test and validate design decisions and how they affect usage on mobile devices like smartphones. The PatternFly team gathered some user feedback at Red Hat Summit 2017 in Boston, MA to gain some insight into designing for these devices.   The team tested two different designs,… Read more »

Inline Edit on Forms – Conceptual Design

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1. In-Line Edit for Form Inline Edit pattern enables users to edit text directly on the same page instead of navigating them to another page for editing the text. This is useful when the user may want to make a single edit without the need to refresh the entire form to make it editable. This… Read more »

Pagination in PatternFly – Second round cafeteria testing

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Validation of design choices is important when designing new features of any product. The PatternFly Team values this process and frequently seeks input on different designs from users outside the team. This process not only validates the items in question, but can also provide new insights for future implementations. Recently the PatternFly Team decided to… Read more »

Advanced Filter

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Description   After researched the quick filter using scenario and the products, Finding out that we could separate the filter function into Quick filter and Advanced filter in order to meet the different needs.  The Quick filter is suitable for commonly used situation.It is fast, simple and obvious. It is used in the common scenario and… Read more »

Editing Data on Forms

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In designing enterprise applications, we very often encounter situations where the user needs to edit existing information.  In many cases this editing is done in the context of a form where users can make and commit changes.  You may sometime need to apply role-based access to enable editing for authorized users, only.  How should you… Read more »

PatternFly Angular 2 and React Repos

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The Red Hat UXD team would like to introduce the PatternFly Angular 2 and PatternFly React repos! Big thanks to Dana Gutride and Patrick Riley for kicking off the effort by creating the repos and introducing a list of initial issues. At this point, these issues are a list of questions regarding repo setup. We… Read more »