Every day, more and more people want to learn some HTML and CSS. Joining the professional web designers and programmers are new audiences who need to know a little bit of code at work (update a content management system or e-commerce store) and those who want to make their personal blogs more attractive. Many books [...]
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You’re being asked to quantify usability improvements with statistics. But even with a background in statistics, you are hesitant to statistically analyze the data, as you may be unsure about which statistical tests to use and have trouble defending the use of the small test sample sizes associated with usability studies.
Bob Walsh, author of the MicroISV books, interviewed nine people with varying backgrounds and job titles to learn how Mockups fits in their workflow.
When you hear the word ‘community’, what is it that comes to mind? For most people, it’s a vague image of a group of people but… with something more there. So, the job title Online Community Manager doesn’t really conjure up any clearer an image. Thankfully, I put together a book to make it easier.
: A brilliant exposé of the interaction between art, design, and commerce. : http://www.amazon.com/Language-Things-Understanding-Desirable-Objects/dp/0393070816/?tag=href-20
: Whether you’re designing consumer electronics, medical devices, enterprise Web apps, or new ways to check out at the supermarket, today’s digitally-enabled products and services provide both great opportunities to deliver compelling user experiences and great risks of driving your customers crazy with complicated, confusing technology. : http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0470229101/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=href-20&linkCode=as2&camp=217145
: Have you ever been angry at your computer or cell phone? This book is for designers, developers, and product managers who are charged with what sometimes seems like an impossible task: making sure products work the way your users expect them to. This book shows you how to design applications and websites that people [...]
: This book, based on the author’s conference presentation, takes a fresh approach to designing sites and interaction based on the stages of seduction. This beautifully-designed book follows its own principles of seduction and examines what motivates and causes people to act. : http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0321725522/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=href-20
: In this how-to companion to Don’t Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability, Steve Krug spells out an approach to usability testing that anyone can easily apply to their own web site, application, or other product. (As he said in Don’t Make Me Think, “It’s not rocket surgery”.) : http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0321657292?linkCode=shr&camp=213733&creative=393189&tag=ux-booth-20
: If you are looking to stock your library, you can’t go wrong with this list of books. These are the books that are literally on my desk, listed in order from top of the stack to the bottom. : http://designingwebinterfaces.com/essential-ui-design-books