Designing Usable Web Interfaces / Edition 1

Designing Usable Web Interfaces / Edition 1

by Ameeta D. Jadav
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130888540

ISBN-13: 9780130888549

Pub. Date: 09/28/2002

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Written from the practical perspective of web designers and developers, this book explores the planning, conceptualizing, and designing of usable, high-quality, efficient, and effective web sites. Using simple and easy-to-understand language, analogies, actual website examples, and a case study, it offers a holistic and non-prescriptive in approach,…  See more details below

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Written from the practical perspective of web designers and developers, this book explores the planning, conceptualizing, and designing of usable, high-quality, efficient, and effective web sites. Using simple and easy-to-understand language, analogies, actual website examples, and a case study, it offers a holistic and non-prescriptive in approach, sensitizing readers to the important issues and systematic conceptualizations that will lead to effective websites and an efficient development process—but without making decisions for them. What Is Web Design? Types of Web Applications. The Project Team. The Project Development Process. Information Architecture. Interface Design. Writing for the Web. Measuring Success of a Web Site. Web Site Development Case Study. For Web designers, web developers; project managers; interface designers; and web design clients.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130888549
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
09/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
251
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Ch. 1What Is Web Design?1
Ch. 2Types of Web Applications13
Ch. 3The Project Team27
Ch. 4The Project Development Process45
Ch. 5Information Architecture65
Ch. 6Interface Design93
Ch. 7Writing for the Web129
Ch. 8Measuring the Success of a Web Site141
Ch. 9Web Site Development Case Study157
App. A: Requirements Analysis Outline165
App. BProject Costing Template169
App. CInformation Architecture Template171
App. DDesign Concept Note Template175
App. E: Case Study - Creations Web Site Project Proposal179
App. F: Case Study - Information Architecture and Copy191
App. G: Case Study - Technical Feasibility Study201
App. H: Case Study - Design Explorations205
App. I: Case Study - Production Specifications209
App. J: Case Study - Quality Assurance217
App. K: Case Study - Usability Study221
Credits241
Index247

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