Human Factors and Typography for More Readable Programs

Human Factors and Typography for More Readable Programs

by Ronald M. Baecker, Aaron Marcus
     
 

ISBN-10: 0201107457

ISBN-13: 9780201107456

Pub. Date: 01/01/1990

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

This book shows how increased attention to human factors and typographical principles can enhance the readability of computer programs and their documentation. It illustrates such enhancement by suggesting a new style for C documentation. Any language could have been used as an example, and similar factors and principles would apply. Specialists in

Overview

This book shows how increased attention to human factors and typographical principles can enhance the readability of computer programs and their documentation. It illustrates such enhancement by suggesting a new style for C documentation. Any language could have been used as an example, and similar factors and principles would apply. Specialists in human factors and computer typography, as well as programmers and software engineers, will find this book a rich source of interesting ideas on how computer programs might be made easier to read and maintain, and how program documentation might be made more accessible to users. ACM Press.

0201107457B04062001

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780201107456
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley
Publication date:
01/01/1990
Series:
ACM Press Series
Pages:
348
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Visualizing Programs.

Background and Motivation.

Mapping C.

Source Text to Effective Visual Presentations.

A Graphic Design.

Manual for the C Programming Language.

Programs as Publications.

Future Issues in Program Presentation.

Appendices.

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