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  1. lazy loading

    Page dynamically loads images/assets when they are in the browser's field of view. Produces overall faster page loading for it does not have to load an entire page worth of assets if the user is sticking to the top portion of the page.

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        • Large Link Target

          This pattern is aimed for developers. Guys at 37signals have written an artcile about this: http://37signals.com/svn/posts/1048-padded-link-targets-for-extra-comfort

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          • Buttons

            How buttons are to be styled, emphasized, and positioned on web

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            • Treemap

              Pattern would contain stuff like this: http://smartdatacollective.com/Home/16512

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              • podcast player

                audio player, podcast player. single vs. playlisted

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                    • hierarchy navigation

                      Perhaps based on the original Windows 3.1 file manager, or more recently on many of Apple's products, a hierarchy of folders (or other containers) at the left, and clickable nodes display the content at the right. See iTunes as the most ubiquitous example, but it is used for countless desktop software applications or web sites that have a user-editable hierarchy, including drag & drop for moving either nodes or containers, rename (in place) of nodes or containers, and reflection of the node title in the title of the content at right.

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                        • Spotlight

                          Highlight recent changes on the page.

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                              Good idea, but I’m afraid portal pattern would be too general to be useful. But there are already few patterns that help in desiging a portal, like Information Dashboard and Content Groups.

                            • Completeness Meter

                              "Completeness Meter" motivates users to invest more time in filling in the form, for example provide more information about themselves.

                              Example image:
                              http://www.flickr.com/photos/jannejanne/2533495916/

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                              • Pricing Table

                                How to design a good pricing table for a SaaS app.

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                                • Autosave

                                  Reduce the risk of losing data by providing autosave feature.

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                                  • Language Selector

                                    A language selector is different - as it poses the additional challenge to be displayed in your language versus my language versus all languages available!

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                                      • Multi Select

                                        Where I can see available (unselected) items one on side and selected one on the other side. Like it is there in Visual Studio (in almost all config screens)

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