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November 18, 2006

uiGarden.net – Weaving Usability and Cultures: User Interface Design – Taking the Good with the Bad

Filed under: dev — michaelangela @ 3:13 pm

This is the article that brought me to the uigarden.net site. Lots of good info there. In this particular post is a cost/benefit analysis of some common UI elements.

uiGarden.net – Weaving Usability and Cultures: User Interface Design – Taking the Good with the Bad:

When evaluating the net usability of one design versus another, a logical process should be followed to effectively evaluate the compromises that accompany each. To judge the good with the bad, you need a UI ruler by which to measure. You can assess the quality of a UI with a handful of factors: * Ease of learning and memorability * Efficiency of use * Error frequency, severity, and recovery * Subjective satisfaction

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