Designing the Obvious: A Common Sense Approach to Web & Mobile Application Design
Designing the Obvious belongs in the toolbox of every person charged with the design and development of Web-based software, from the CEO to the programming team. Designing the Obvious explores the character traits of great Web applications and uses them as guiding principles of application design so the end result of every project instills customer satisfaction and loyalty. These principles include building only whats necessary, getting users up to speed quickly, preventing and handling errors, and designing for the activity. Designing the Obvious does not offer a one-size-fits-all development process--in fact, it lets you use whatever process you like. Instead, it offers practical advice about how to achieve the qualities of great Web-based applications and consistently and successfully reproduce them.
This latest edition updates examples to show the guiding principles of application design in action on today's web, plus adds new chapters on strategy and persuasion. It offers practical advice about how to achieve the qualities of great Web-based applications and consistently and successfully reproduce them.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - JonathanGorman - LibraryThing
Not a bad book. Seems strong on identifying problems and good practical advice on setting up your workflow. Some of the solutions and examples chosen seemed weak to me. Off the top of my head the ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mmickelson - LibraryThing
Robert Hoekman does an outstanding job of pushing the points home in this book that describes the dos and don'ts of web design. There is a little humor in it which makes it a very ... more » easy read ... Read full review