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The User-Interface Screen Design

The User-Interface Screen Design

by Wilbert O. Galitz
     
 

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User-Interface Screen Design About this Book Just because you’re an ace developer, that doesn’t mean you know enough about screen design. User-friendly means much more than cute icons around the border of a screen. User-friendly means making the system easier to use. And because the screen is the user interface to the system, a properly designed screen

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User-Interface Screen Design About this Book Just because you’re an ace developer, that doesn’t mean you know enough about screen design. User-friendly means much more than cute icons around the border of a screen. User-friendly means making the system easier to use. And because the screen is the user interface to the system, a properly designed screen translates into true user friendliness. So whether you program for mainframes, minis, or micros, User-Interface Screen Design is your practical guide to optimal screen design. This handbook covers in detail everything from tests for good design to how the human eye picks up information, from hardware and software considerations to field alignments. You’ll learn why as well as how in this clearly written, detailed examination of how to make CRT displays readable and easy to use.

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A detailed but thoroughly readable handbook to assist a designer in developing an effective screen interface between a program and its users--specifically, to: describe the considerations that must be applied to the screen design process; describe a series of design rules that can be applied to the several categories of screens; and perform the design steps necessary to develop and lay out effective screens. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471561569
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/24/1993
Pages:
532
Product dimensions:
7.03(w) x 9.96(h) x 1.20(d)

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About the Author Wilbert O. Galitz is an internationally known consultant, lecturer, and author who specializes in ergonomics and user-interface design technology.

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