User experience is just as important in internal tools as in external apps. We give tips, tricks, and best UX/UI practices when creating internal applications. Learn great layouts, performance tricks, and more. Learn to build better on platforms like Retool.X Blog Home
Retool has just had a boost in speed and power, so switching between applications much more seamless and performant. In this article, we discuss how to make great multi-page applications with optimal performance and effective UI.
We love the new sidebar frame in Retool. In this article, we discuss functionality and limitations, provide a couple of different layout ideas, as well as some UI tips and tricks for using the sidebar in internal apps.
In this tutorial we will walk you through some different possible CRUD layouts in Retool, what they are good and not-so-good for, and give you some of our best tips and tricks for layout best (and worst) practices.
Most Retool apps are based on some kind of CRUD interface, and we think that with form inputs, a little goes a long way in turning an unfriendly UI into an optimized, beautiful user experience. Here’s a couple of simple tips to help make this happen.
The Release Manager (or versioning) in Retool is a super useful feature for splitting up your work into shippable units and version-controlling your apps. Nevertheless, it can cause a bit of confusion. In this post, we will clear up how the release manager system works, and how best to work with versioning in a team to avoid any crucial mishaps.
In the first instalment of Bold Tech’s UI sessions, we are tackling busy component enemy no.1: the button, to bring you some top tips for making better use of this powerful component, as well as some handy and innovative tricks to improve your UI even more.