Axure RP 6 Prototyping Essentials
|Published:||Jan 24 2012|
|Posted:||Nov 19 2014|
|Book size:||41.38 MB|
Creating highly compelling, interactive prototypes with Axure that will impress and excite decision makers Quickly simulate complex interactions for a wide range of applications without any programming knowledge Acquire timesaving methods for constructing and annotating wireframes, interactive prototypes, and UX specifications A hands-on guide that walks you through the iterative process of UX prototyping with Axure In Detail Wireframes, interactive prototypes, and UX specifications are among the fundamental deliverables of every UX project. They are also the most labor and time intensive to produce due to constant changes in business requirements. Given these circumstances, Axure is quickly taking over as the preferred tool for prototyping. However, prototyping in Axure is strikingly different from the conventional method of producing static wireframes and to rapidly develop interactive prototypes in Axure, you'll need to have a good understanding of the tool and its features. Whether you are an individual practitioner or a member of a UX team, a consultant, or an employee, this book will teach you how to use Axure, one of the leading UX tools. You will learn to use Axure for producing top-quality deliverables and tackling the demands of rapid iterative UX projects of any complexity and size, and for any platform and device. Axure RP 6 Prototyping Essentials takes a very pragmatic approach to showing you how to use Axure and produce impressive deliverables while saving labor and time. You may not be in a position to change how projects are scheduled, budgeted, and managed, but you can be more creative and productive by mastering one of the leading UX tools in the market. After an initial introduction to Axure's user interface, terminology, and features, this book walks you through a medium-size UX project: a digital library that sells books, newspapers, and movies. Although some aspects of the prototyping process are simplified for the sake of clarity and efficiency, the demo project is an opportunity to discuss in context and in sequence topics such as addressing business and technical requirements, handling use cases and flow diagrams, low and high fidelity wireframe construction, interactivity, writing annotations, generating detailed UX specifications, and traceability. For the most part, Axure 6 RP Prototyping Essentials can be read in sequence or used as a reference guide. What you will learn from this book Learn the essential principles of prototyping Construct well-formed wireframes Create interactive prototypes in low and high fidelity Manage iterative design workflow Annotate and generate UX specifications documents Team work: Develop UX prototypes using Axure's collaboration features Use and create custom widgets and libraries for interaction and visual design patterns Plan and organize your prototype to support complex, multiple-phased projects Approach Axure RP 6 Prototyping Essentials is a detailed, practical primer on the leading rapid prototyping tool. Short on jargon and high on concepts, real-life scenarios and step-by-step guidance through hands-on examples, this book will show you how to integrate Axure into your UX workflow. Who this book is written for This book is written for UX practitioners, business analysts, product managers, and anyone else who is involved in UX projects. The book assumes that you have no or very little familiarity with Axure. It will help you if you are evaluating the tool for an upcoming project or are required to quickly get up to speed in a project you just joined. The book assumes some familiarity with the principles of the User Centred Design methodology.
Over 70 practical recipes to take your wireframing and prototyping skills to the next level using Axure Overview Create sophisticated prototypes incorporating Axure with the latest web trends and technologies, such as Responsive Web Design, Ajax, PHP, mySQL, and jQuery Mobile Customize prototypes with Social Media Badges from Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest; logos from Apple iTunes and Google Play logos; Google Maps Geolocation features, and more Enhance individual and team productivity with reusable asset libraries and documentation customized for your organization and clients In Detail Axure has quickly become one of the leading tools for rapid prototyping in use today. Driving Axure's popularity and wide spread adoption is the ability to iterat...
A comprehensive strategy and planning guide for the production of world-class UX artifacts such as annotated wireframes, immersive prototypes, and detailed documentation with this book and ebook Overview Learn in a progressive and structured way to plan and construct highly compelling interactive, responsive prototypes that will impress and excite decision makers, stakeholders, and users Discover how, without any programming knowledge, you can quickly simulate complex interactions for applications such as e-commence and global enterprise systems Acquire effective time-saving methods for constructing and annotating wireframes, interactive prototypes, a...
Start prototyping your first Axure RP project the easy way Overview Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results. Helping you learn the fundamentals of Axure RP, while making prototypes Focus on only the most important features, saving you time and helping you to start using Axure RP immediately. Providing you with essential resources that will help you become an Axure master In Detail User interface prototyping is here and it is quickly becoming the fundamental aspect of a web designer's "deliverables". Prototyping is the single most cost effective means to track usability problems, before you begin investing in visual design or coding. Axure RP is the industry's foremost prototyping tool, ...
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