Simple Steps for Making Stuff Better
1. Edition June 2012
2012. 256 Pages, Softcover
ISBN 978-1-118-18547-6 - John Wiley & Sons
E-Books are also available on all known E-Book shops.
The A-to-Z guide to spotting and fixing usability problems
Frustrated by pop-ups? Forms that make you start over if you miss a field? Nonsensical error messages? You're not alone! This book helps you simply get it right the first time (or fix what's broken). Boasting a full-color interior packed with design and layout examples, this book teaches you how to understand a user's needs, divulges techniques for exceeding a user's expectations, and provides a host of hard won advice for improving the overall quality of a user's experience. World-renowned UX guru Eric Reiss shares his knowledge from decades of experience making products useable for everyone...all in an engaging, easy-to-apply manner.
* Reveals proven tools that simply make products better, from the users' perspective
* Provides simple guidelines and checklists to help you evaluate and improve your own products
* Zeroes in on essential elements to consider when planning a product, such as its functionality and responsiveness, whether or not it is ergonomic, making it foolproof, and more
* Addresses considerations for product clarity, including its visibility, understandability, logicalness, consistency, and predictability
Usable Usability walks you through numerous techniques that will help ensure happy customers and successful products!
From the contents
I Ease of Use.
II Elegance and Clarity.
11 Next Steps.