Design better data tables

The article discusses best practices for designing data tables in user interfaces. It outlines many common design patterns and interactions that can be used to build effective data tables. Some key points covered include fixing column headers as the user scrolls, enabling horizontal and vertical scrolling for large datasets, using resizable columns, and implementing different row styles like zebra stripes or line divisions to aid scanning.

Additional techniques mentioned are controlling display density, visual summaries, pagination, hover actions, inline editing, expandable/quick view rows, modal popups, multi-modal views, sorting, filtering, search, and customizable columns.