Just put up two new posts on Coderwall
“If you’re instructing the user with text, you’re probably doing it wrong”
Visual User Training
Which illustrates using images/animation instead of lots of text to explain train a user to use a new (software) system and
Which talks about adding visual feedback in (software) systems to let the user know that you system is still working as expected and as polish in general.
Head over to the links if it sounds of interest to you. Feel free to upvote if you like the posts 😉