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Designing Interfaces 2nd Edition

I find myself returning to it periodically for refresher sessions. Forms and Controls; 8. Designinb Practices for Web-Based Software.

This book is a little dated but still relevant. Time for a reviewed 3rd edition?

Designing Interfaces, 2nd Edition – O’Reilly Media

I really liked Tidwell’s writing and think she’s organized, succinct, reflective, and anyone who reads her book will become a better interface designer. Kundrecensioner Det finns 1 recension av Designing Interfaces 2nd Edition. Sometimes examples were given of an interactive process with only one screenshot, making it a bit of work to try to figure out what the rest of the interaction looked like.

How many runways in a particular airport? Another gorgeous design book. For more than a decade, Jenifer Tidwell has been designing and building user interfaces for a variety of industry verticals, often in the Java programming language. So even though I think it’s a good book, it’s not as practical as a direct website and some of it’s cases are pretty old – but it c This book was super useful when I was working on my project. You’ll get recommendations, design alternatives, and warnings on when not to use them.


As with any design book this is not complete but covers most of the bases extensively and a lot in it has been motivated thoroughly but remains discutable.

Intfrfaces Interfaces is one of the few books every designer should have and read, note: I am not an expert in UI design by any means I have read Donald Norman, Tagnazzini, Shneiderman and Mayhew but I have no background in graphic designbut I do project reviews and this book has given me some insight into problems and potential Intelligent and Invaluable Jenifer Tidwell’s pattern based approach is amazingly good!

Designing Interfaces Jenifer Tidwell Designing a good interface isn’t easy. A few technical quibbles. This book contains many mini UI patterns, from UX point of view. Patterns for Effective Interaction Design. Norman Evil by Design: Web Style Guide, 3rd edition Patrick J.

Designing Interfaces captures those best practices as design patterns — solutions to common design problems, tailored to the situation at hand.

The writer managed to present and analyse most aspects that someone needs to consider in order to create a user-friendly UI, while most of the analysed principles can be also applied for web-design or even poster-design. interfaced

As a user interface designer at The MathWorks, Deigning was instrumental in a redesign of the charting and visualization UI of MATLAB, which is used by researchers, students, and engineers worldwide to desining cars, planes, proteins, and theories about the universe.

Although it was odd that there was a duck on the cover, everything inside this book was worth reading. Preview — Designing Interfaces by Jenifer Tidwell. UI designers over the years hav Designing a good interface isn’t easy. Each pattern is cross-linked with related patterns. A lot of great stuff in here on Information Architecture but the examples are very old.


Designing Interfaces – O’Reilly Media

Aug 22, Ieva rated it liked it. Dec 13, Abhinav rated it really liked it. Trees, Charts, and Other Information Graphics; 7. Users demand software that is well-behaved, good-looking, and easy to use.

UI designers over the years have refined the art of interface design, evolving many best practices and reusable ideas. Each chapter’s introduction describes key design concepts that are often misunderstood, such as affordances, visual hierarchy, navigational distance, and the use of color.

Tidwell only wings it by making up reasons why the Apple interface is great. For example she notes that the Fisheye menu, while slightly favored by programmers and experienced users is considered confusing by and less effective for casual users and recommends a hierarchical approach.

Each chapter’s introduction describes key design concepts that are often misunderstood, such as affordances, visual hierarchy, navigational distance, and the use of color. Your clients or managers demand originality and a short time to market. Designing a good interface isn’t easy. Feb 03, Patrick rated it liked it.