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Principles and Guidelines in Software User Interface Design

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ISBN-10: 0137219296

ISBN-13: 9780137219292

Edition: 1st 1992

Authors: Deborah J. Mayhew

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Here's a comprehensive sourcebook, filled with concrete design guidelines for developing clear software interfaces. In it, readers will find practical guidelines including the high level conceptual model, dialog styles, organization of functionality to support user tasks, and effective error handling. Suitable for novice and experienced software development professionals. Based on extensive research in human computer interaction. Provides guidance for both the design of traditional interfaces, such as menus and fill-in forms implemented on character-based screens, and for the design of state-of-the-art user interfaces such as direct manipulation interfaces including graphics, color,…    
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Book details

List price: $107.67
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 10/1/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 640
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

The User Profile
Conceptual Models
Dialog Styles: Menus
Dialog Styles: Fill-In Forms
Dialog Styles: Question and Answer
Dialog Styles: Command Languages
Dialog Styles: Function Keys
Dialog Styles: Direct Manipulation
Dialog Styles: Natural Language
Dialog Styles: Summary
Input and Output Devices
Organization and Functionality
Screen Layout and Design
Response Time
Error Handling
User Documentation
Summary and Conclusions