Designing Web Interfaces illustrates many patterns with examples from working websites. If you need to build or renovate a website to be truly interactive, this book gives you the principles for success.
The web is constantly changing and evolving with an increased range of devices, browsers, and standards that need to be considered in design. Web designers know they must stay sharp in order to keep up with the rapid pace of technology change. This much-needed book teaches the art of flexible and adaptable design that can work easily with new devices, technologies, and standards. You'll quickly discover how this resource stands out from the crowd as it provides you with a roadmap for ensuring that your designs are stable and flexible enough to handle whatever technology changes are coming in the future.Takes you on a journey of discovery as you learn how to prepare yourself for undefined changes in the dynamic environment of web design Shares straightforward tips for adopting a forward-thinking approach to the subject of web evolution Uncovers the essential skills you need in order to survive the future of the web
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This updated edition includes patterns for mobile apps and social media, as well as web applications and desktop software. Each pattern contains full-color examples and practical design advice that you can use immediately. Experienced designers can use this guide as a sourcebook of ideas; novices will find a roadmap to the world of interface and interaction design.Design engaging and usable interfaces with more confidence and less guessworkLearn design concepts that are often misunderstood, such as affordances, visual hierarchy, navigational distance, and the use of colorGet recommendations for specific UI patterns, including alternatives and warnings on when not to use themMix and recombine UI ideas as you see fitPolish the look and feel of your interfaces with graphic design principles and patterns
"Anyone who's serious about designing interfaces should have this book on their shelf for reference. It's the most comprehensive cross-platform examination of common interface patterns anywhere."--Dan Saffer, author of Designing Gestural Interfaces (O'Reilly) and Designing for Interaction (New Riders)
Much has changed since this book’s first edition. Mobile OSes have become increasingly different, driving their own design conventions and patterns, and many designers have embraced mobile-centric thinking. In this edition, user experience professional Theresa Neil walks product managers, designers, and developers through design patterns in 11 categories:Navigation: get patterns for primary and secondary navigationForms: break industry-wide habits of bad form designTables: display only the most important informationSearch, sort, and filter: make these functions easy to useTools: create the illusion of direct interactionCharts: learn best practices for basic chart designTutorials & Invitations: invite users to get started and discover featuresSocial: help users connect and become part of the groupFeedback & Affordance: provide users with timely feedbackHelp: integrate help pages into a smaller form factorAnti-Patterns: what not to do when designing a mobile app