Designing Effective Wizards: A Multidisciplinary Approach
Daina Pupons Wickham
Prentice Hall PTR, 2002 - Computers - 373 pages
This is a nuts and bolts how-to guide that will help readers understand how to design wizards for software applications. It will also address the different roles and skills needed throughout the wizard design cycle. The book will contain a CD-ROM with valuable case studies and interactive examples.
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Product definitionWhat will the wizard do?
Work environmentWhere when and how will the users be using the wizard?
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