Human Computer Interaction

Designed for Use: Create Usable Interfaces for Applications by Lukas Mathis

By Lukas Mathis

This ebook is for designers, builders, and product managers who're charged with what occasionally feels like an most unlikely activity: ensuring items paintings the way in which your clients count on them to. you will find out how one can layout functions and internet sites that folks won't in basic terms use, yet will completely love. the second one variation brings the booklet modern and expands it with 3 thoroughly new chapters.

Interaction layout - the best way the apps on our telephones paintings, the best way we input a vacation spot into our car's GPS - is changing into a growing number of very important. determine and connect undesirable software program layout by way of making usability the cornerstone of your layout process.

Lukas weaves jointly hands-on innovations and primary techniques. each one procedure bankruptcy explains a particular method you should use to make your product extra consumer pleasant, similar to storyboarding, usability checks, and paper prototyping. concept chapters are concept-based: the way to write usable textual content, how life like your designs should still glance, while to exploit animations. This new version is up to date and accelerated with new chapters protecting specifications amassing, how the layout of information constructions impacts the person interface, and the way to do layout paintings as a staff. via copious illustrations and helping mental learn, professional developer and consumer interface dressmaker Lukas Mathis offers a deep dive into examine, layout, and implementation--the crucial levels in designing usable interfaces for purposes and websites.

Lukas evokes you to examine layout in a complete new means, explaining precisely what to appear for - and what to prevent - in growing items that get humans excited.

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