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Design for Software

A Playbook for Developers

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Publisher:John Wiley & Sons
Series: Wiley
Author:Erik Klimczak
Published:May 03 2013
Posted:Aug 02 2016
Book format:PDF
Book size:27.13 MB

Book Description:

A unique resource to help software developers create a desirable user experience Today, topflight software must feature a desirable user experience. This oneofakind book creates a design process specifically for software, making it easy for developers who lack design background to create that compelling user experience. Appealing to both techsavvy designers and creativeminded technologists, it establishes a hybrid discipline that will produce firstrate software. Illustrated in full color, it shows how to plan and visualize the design to create software that works on every level. Todays software demands attention to the quality of the user experience; this book guides you through a practical design process to achieve that goal Approaches the mechanics of design with a process inspired by art and science Avoids the abstract and moves step by step through techniques you can put to use immediately Covers planning your design, tested methods, how to visualize like a designer, psychology of design, and how to create software that developers will appreciate Explores such elements as choosing the right typeface and managing interactivity Design for Software: A Playbook for Developers brings the art of good design together with the science of software development to create programs with pizazz.

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