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Github Clear

A beginner-friendly version of an industry-standard code versioning application

Created for UX Design Grad level class, Spring 2022 taught by Regine Gilbert.

Integrated Design and Media, NYU Tandon School of Engineering


GitHub is designed to address complex issues of advanced users and experienced software developers. A new user and inexperienced coder feels overwhelmed by the language, structure and affordances of the interface.

How can we empower new coders to understand and navigate GitHub without needing outside help or research?

Design Challenge

Proposed Solution

A simplified application that prioritizes beginners needs and utilizes  traditional mental models.

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User Survey

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Feature Prioritization

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