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About Face 3 : Essentials of Interaction Design

About Face 3 : Essentials of Interaction Design - 07 edition

About Face 3 : Essentials of Interaction Design - 07 edition

ISBN13: 9780470084113

ISBN10: 0470084111

About Face 3 : Essentials of Interaction Design by Alan Cooper, Robert Reimann and David Cronin - ISBN 9780470084113
Edition: 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published:
International: No
About Face 3 : Essentials of Interaction Design by Alan Cooper, Robert Reimann and David Cronin - ISBN 9780470084113

ISBN13: 9780470084113

ISBN10: 0470084111


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Summary

  • The return of the authoritative bestseller includes all new content relevant to the popularization of how About Face maintains its relevance to new Web technologies such as AJAX and mobile platforms such as the iPod
  • Addresses the continuation of a general shift in emphasis from Windows desktop software to other platforms and domains including appliances, Web applications, consumer electronics, and mobile devices
  • Features updated examples to reflect current state-of-the-art interfaces and additional case studies where appropriate
  • Contains updated graphics, icons, and layouts; a new approach to Cooper's immensely popular Goal-Directed Design methodology; and coverage of the new thinking in interface, interaction, and product design methods

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Goal-Directed Design.
2. Implementation Models and Mental Models.
3. Beginners, Experts, and Intermediates.
4. Understanding Users: Qualitative Research.
5. Modeling Users: Personas and Goals.
6. The Foundations of Design: Scenarios and Requirements.
7. From Requirements to Design: the Interaction Framework and Design Refinement.
8. Patterns and Principles.
9. Platform and Posture.
10. Orchestration and Flow.
11. Eliminating Excise.
12. Making Software Considerate and Smart.
13. Metaphors and Idioms.
14. Visual Interface Design.
15. Searching and Finding: Improving Data Retrieval.
16. Understanding Undo.
17. Rethinking Files and Save.
18. Improving Data Entry.
19. Selection, Direct Manipulation and Mouse Interactions.
20. Window Behaviors.
21. Controls.
22. Menus.
23. Toolbars and ToolTips.
24. Dialogs.
25. Errors, Alerts, and Confirmation.
26. Designing for Different Needs