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8 edition of Interface design found in the catalog.

Interface design

the art of developing easy-to-use software

by Peter Bickford

  • 44 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by AP Professional in Boston, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Computer software -- Development,
  • Human-computer interaction

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementPeter Bickford.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA76.76.D47 B53 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 306 p. :
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL675920M
    ISBN 100120958600
    LC Control Number97022135

    Legibility: information is easy to read. It is easy to add more layers than necessary to an interface, creating overly-wrought buttons, chrome, graphics, options, preferences, windows, attachments, and other cruft so that we end up manipulating UI elements instead of what's important. Problems and Constraints Text and graphics should be treated the same way that is, graphics aren't a derived instance of text, nor vice versa The implementation should treat complex and simple structures the same way. Instead build in help where it is needed…just make sure that it is out of the way of people who already know how to use your interface. Interfaces do a job and their effectiveness can be measured. Olsen, Dan R.

    Gamma wanted to remove the Singleton pattern, but there was no consensus among the authors to do so. Shneiderman, Ben. The concept of usability is defined of the ISO standard by effectiveness, efficiency, and satisfaction of the user. Pull in insights from seemingly unrelated disciplines as well…what can we learn from publishing, writing code, bookbinding, skateboarding, firefighting, karate? Hyperties was also used to create the world's first commercial electronic book, Hypertext Hands-On!

    As the frequency of use increases, so do the user's desires to reduce the number of interactions Don't leave a person hanging because they've done what you want them to do…give them a natural next step that helps them further achieve their goals. But, when the candidate starts reading from the internet, they may deviate from learning the user interface design and may not be able to cover all the topics. The seven problems including their constraints and their solutions including the pattern s referencedare as follows: Document Structure[ edit ] The document is "an arrangement of basic graphical elements" such as characters, lines, other shapes, etc.


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Experienced operators strongly desire the sense that they are in charge of the system and that the system responds to their actions. Facade provides a simplified interface to a large body of code.

This makes it easier to learn, easier to use, and easier to add to or build on when necessary. Progressive disclosure Show only what is necessary on each screen. Factory method creates objects without specifying the exact class to create.

Belongs on every engineer's shelf. Thus the link between two parts of a system are established only at runtime, not at compile-time. Thus, no matter what type of indexing method any implementation of the element uses, it will have the appropriate Iterator. Don't get cute with the basics of interaction…keep your creativity for higher order concerns.

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The information presentation is described in Part 12 of the ISO standard for the organization of information arrangement, alignment, grouping, labels, locationfor the display of graphical objects, and for the coding of information abbreviation, color, size, shape, visual cues by seven attributes.

Different sizes, fonts, and arrangement of the text to help increase scanability, legibility and readability. User guidance can be given by the following five means: Prompts indicating explicitly specific prompts or implicitly generic prompts that the system is available for input.

Window deals with windowing in the program, and WindowImp deals with windowing on a platform. The authors admit that delegation and parameterization are very powerful but add a warning: "Dynamic, highly parameterized software is harder to understand and build than more static software.

Command creates objects which encapsulate actions and parameters. Coordinate views for linked, multi-dimensional exploration. Conformity with user expectations: the dialogue conforms with user expectations when it is consistent and corresponds to the user characteristics, such as task knowledge, education, experience, and to commonly accepted conventions.

But it is just as important for unlike elements to appear unlike be inconsistent as it is for like elements to appear consistent. Gang of Four They warn that the implementation of a subclass can become so bound up with the implementation of its parent class that any change in the parent's implementation will force the subclass to change.

In an interview with InformIT inErich Gamma stated that the book authors had a discussion in on how they would have refactored the book and concluded that they would have recategorized some patterns and added a few additional ones. The limitation of human information processing in short-term memory requires that displays be kept simple, multiple page displays be consolidated, window-motion frequency be reduced, and sufficient training time be allotted for codes, mnemonics, and sequences of actions.

Organize multiple windows and workspaces. Each platform displays, lays out, handles input to and output from, and layers windows differently. Sort items to expose patterns.

Remarkably useful. This means that the client does not need any special knowledge or interface with the structure in order to use the embellishments. Choosing Interface Elements Users have become familiar with interface elements acting in a certain way, so try to be consistent and predictable in your choices and their layout.

Build on other design disciplines Visual and graphic design, typography, copywriting, information architecture and visualization…all of these disciplines are part of interface design. Attention is precious.Interface Design is a book-in-progress. To read online versions of the book, which I'll be posting as I write it, visit the Table of Contents.

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