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Author: Tom Brinck; Darren Gergle; Scott D Wood
Publisher: San Francisco : Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, ©2002.
Series: Morgan Kaufmann series in interactive technologies.
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Every stage in the design of a new web site is an opportunity to meet or miss deadlines and budgetary goals. Every stage is an opportunity to boost or undercut the site's usability. This book tells you how to design usable web sites in a systematic process applicable to almost any business need. You get practical advice on managing the project and incorporating usability principles from the project's inception. This  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Brinck, Tom.
Designing Web sites that work.
San Francisco : Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, ©2002
(DLC) 2001095449
(OCoLC)48235805
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Brinck; Darren Gergle; Scott D Wood
ISBN: 0585448256 9780585448251 9781558606586 1558606580 9780080520315 0080520316
OCLC Number: 52365975
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 481 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Contents: Pervasive Usability --
Chapter 1. Usability throughout the Design Process --
Chapter 2. Target Audience and Target Platforms --
Chapter 3. User Needs Analysis --
Conceptual Design --
Chapter 4. Task Analysis --
Chapter 5. Information Architecture --
Mockups and Prototypes --
Chapter 6. Page Layout --
Chapter 7. Envisioning Design --
Production --
Chapter 8. Writing for the Web --
Chapter 9. Design Elements --
Chapter 10. Usability in Software Development --
Launch --
Chapter 11. Pre-Launch and Post-Launch --
Evaluation --
Chapter 12. Usability Evalutation. ch. 1. Usability throughout the design process --
ch. 2. Target audience and target platforms --
ch. 3. User needs analysis --
ch. 4. Task analysis --
ch. 5. Information architecture --
ch. 6. Page layout --
ch. 7. Envisioning design --
ch. 8. Writing for the web --
ch. 9. Design elements --
ch. 10. Usability in software development --
ch. 11. Pre-launch and post-launch --
ch. 12. Usability evaluation.
Series Title: Morgan Kaufmann series in interactive technologies.
Other Titles: Usability for the Web
Responsibility: Tom Brink, Darren Gergle, Scott D. Wood.

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Aims to explain how to design usable web sites in a systematic process applicable to any business need. This book treats web site usability as a preeminent, practical, and realizable business goal,  Read more...

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"It's an incredibly good read. It rattles along at a good rate, is packed full of good advice and I had the distinct impression that here was real web usability." Xristine Faulkner, CISE, SBU.

 
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