GUI Bloopers 2.0: Common User Interface Design Don'ts and Dos by Jeff JohnsonGUI Bloopers 2.0: Common User Interface Design Don'ts and Dos by Jeff Johnson

GUI Bloopers 2.0: Common User Interface Design Don'ts and Dos

byJeff Johnson, Jeff Johnson

Other | October 4, 2007

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GUI Bloopers 2.0, Second Edition, is the completely updated and revised version of GUI Bloopers. It looks at user interface design bloopers from commercial software, Web sites, Web applications, and information appliances, explaining how intelligent, well-intentioned professionals make these mistakes – and how you can avoid them. GUI expert Jeff Johnson presents the reality of interface design in an entertaining, anecdotal, and instructive way while equipping readers with the minimum of theory.

This updated version reflects the bloopers that are common today, incorporating many comments and suggestions from first edition readers. It covers bloopers in a wide range of categories including GUI controls, graphic design and layout, text messages, interaction strategies, Web site design – including search, link, and navigation, responsiveness issues, and management decision-making.

Organized and formatted so information needed is quickly found, the new edition features call-outs for the examples and informative captions to enhance quick knowledge building.

This book is recommended for software engineers, web designers, web application developers, and interaction designers working on all kinds of products.

  • Updated to reflect the bloopers that are common today, incorporating many comments and suggestions from first edition readers
  • Takes a learn-by-example approach that teaches how to avoid common errors
  • Covers bloopers in a wide range of categories: GUI controls, graphic design and layout, text messages, interaction strategies, Web site design -- including search, link, and navigation, responsiveness issues, and management decision-making
  • Organized and formatted so information needed is quickly found, the new edition features call-outs for the examples and informative captions to enhance quick knowledge building
  • Hundreds of illustrations: both the DOs and the DON'Ts for each topic covered, with checklists and additional bloopers on www.gui-bloopers.com
Jeff Johnson is president and principal consultant at UI Wizards, Inc., a product usability consulting firm (www.uiwizards.). He has worked in the field of Human-Computer Interaction since 1978, as a software designer and implementer, usability tester, manager, researcher at several computer and telecommunications companies, and as a c...
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Title:GUI Bloopers 2.0: Common User Interface Design Don'ts and DosFormat:OtherDimensions:424 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:October 4, 2007Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0080552145

ISBN - 13:9780080552149

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Table of Contents

First Principles; GUI Control Bloopers; Navigation Bloopers; Textual Bloopers; Graphic Design & Layout Bloopers; Interaction Bloopers; Responsiveness Bloopers; Management Bloopers; Web Appendix - Color Bloopers; Appendices