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If you’re professional, it doesn’t mean to stop improving. Trends are changing. UX and UI are changing too. It means you need to learn new methods and techniques. Honestly, I can say, that your training and understanding of new techniques are crucial for your career.

And there are many different ways to learn new skills or techniques. You can learn around the web, go to meetings with other professionals, go to seminars and do try other ways to learn. But one of my favorite methods is reading.

Books are the best way to learn for me. It doesn’t need much time, most of the time it’s free, and there is a large selection. By myself, I’m using Scribd application on my iPhone and reading all the books I want. Of course, I prefer paper books, but sometimes it’s not easy to found all the books in stores or libraries.

UX Design: The Definitive Beginner’s Guide

It’s one of many UXPin design ebooks. Here you will find the best practices, UX processes, and expert advice. Five main chapters will help you succeed in UX design. The main topics are: thinking like a designer, different design stages, useful activities, finding mentors, launching your career, and more.

An Introduction to Adobe Photoshop

If you’re starting at the very beginning, this ebook will guide you to the industry standards. This free ebook by Steve Bark will explain the main fundamentals of Photoshop. Tools, layers and basics.

Microservices: From Design to Deployment

This ebook by NGINX will help you find the best microservices design strategies for your applications. Also, it will show you how to begin refactoring monolithic applications into microservices.

How to Design Ebook in Google Slides

If you’re planning to write your ebook, this guide is for you! This guide will explore more of the design capabilities of Google Slides. The primary focus is on some of the less visible features which can help you to create a good looking ebook.

6 Step Guide to Writing an Ebook That Sells

If you want to, monetize your blog with an ebook, this guide will teach you the six steps to writing and selling a premium ebook from your blog.

Everything There is to Know About Logo Design

This ebook will teach you everything you need to know about logo design. The well-designed logo can tell the story of a brand, be the best advertising money can buy and continually build trust for a business. The power of logo design is something that shouldn’t be ignored.

Design’s Iron Fist

Design’s Iron Fist is a collection of essays with advice for both design learners and professional designers.

UX Fundamentals: Interaction Design

With this ebook by Usabilla, you will learn why good interactions are essential for good UX. Find out how to apply the five elements of IxD language. And what’s next for Interaction Design.

Graphic Design for Non-profit Organizations

This ebook by Massimo and Sean focuses mainly on design and best prac­tices for non-profit orga­ni­za­tions, but the con­tent is a great resource in gen­eral and the teach­ings can be applied pretty much any­where. There are sections on grids, typography, formats, logotypes, and color.

SEO 2016 UX Design Guide

In this ebook the creator shares the UX Design information, tips, tools and techniques with search optimizers, webmasters, site owners and the general public.

Posted by Justas Markus

Founder/CEO GetFoundXL and a blogger at Entrepreneur.com, Observer.com, Influencive.com and others. Catch up with Justas on Twitter.