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honey the monster, codewitch wrote:
Now I find myself stuck a lot of times on design decisions
also a single dev for quite some time now...
I find the best approach to design is to find a user and look at the way/order they get the information, (if they have forms follow those - but if the forms don't match the order information comes don't be afraid to adjust to the latter - they'll love that) - the design fixes itself.
as to 'pretty' I've got the artistic abilities of a blind 1 legged frog - following the info/form also helps: users appreciate familiarity and ligical/actual information flow over flowers and lava lamp effects.

OTOH for procedural/processing problems I personally found the best approach is to walk away and do something else completely different, make a sandwich, fix the bike, ride the bike, sew the hole that appeared in the crotch of my pants, mop/vacuum the floor (joy of working at home while other half works in an office)
... the [best] answer often appears out of nowhere... bit of mental case testing ... that's it
I've solved more of my toughest "problems" away from the computer than at the keyboard (to easy to keep doing quick 'try this...no, try this... no, try this... no, try that again...' round and round.
walk away ...first thing when sit back down: chicken scratch that idea before it evaporates when working in the small details.
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