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The humane interface : new directions for designing interactive systems / Jef Raskin.

By: Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publisher: Reading, Mass. Addison-Wesley, cop. 2000Description: xix, 233 s., [8] s. illISBN:
  • 0201379376
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 004.019 22
Contents:
Background --; Cognetics and the locus of attention --; Meanings, modes, monotony, and myths --; Quantification --; Unification --; Navigation and other aspects of humane interfaces --; Interface issues outside the user interface --; Conclusion
Summary: This unique guide to interactive system design reflects the experience and vision of Jef Raskin, the creator of the Apple Macintosh. Other books may show how to use today's widgets and interface ideas effectively. Raskin, however, demonstrates that many current interface paradigms are dead ends, and that to make computers significantly easier to use requires new approaches. He explains how to effect desperately needed changes, offering a wealth of innovative and specific interface ideas for software designers, developers, and product managers.
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Item type Current library Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Book Högskolan Väst Entréplan (2nd floor) 004.21 Raskin Available 6005320009852
Total holds: 0

Includes bibliographical references and index

Background --; Cognetics and the locus of attention --; Meanings, modes, monotony, and myths --; Quantification --; Unification --; Navigation and other aspects of humane interfaces --; Interface issues outside the user interface --; Conclusion

This unique guide to interactive system design reflects the experience and vision of Jef Raskin, the creator of the Apple Macintosh. Other books may show how to use today's widgets and interface ideas effectively. Raskin, however, demonstrates that many current interface paradigms are dead ends, and that to make computers significantly easier to use requires new approaches. He explains how to effect desperately needed changes, offering a wealth of innovative and specific interface ideas for software designers, developers, and product managers.

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