The Resource Usability for the Web : designing web sites that work, Tom Brinck, Darren Gergle, Scott D. Wood, (electronic resource)

Usability for the Web : designing web sites that work, Tom Brinck, Darren Gergle, Scott D. Wood, (electronic resource)

Label
Usability for the Web : designing web sites that work
Title
Usability for the Web
Title remainder
designing web sites that work
Statement of responsibility
Tom Brinck, Darren Gergle, Scott D. Wood
Title variation
Designing Web sites that work
Title variation remainder
usability for the Web
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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 systematic usability process for web design has been developed by the authors and proven again and again in their own successful businesses. A beacon in
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Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Brinck, Tom
Dewey number
  • 004.019
  • 005.72
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
TK5105.888
LC item number
.B763 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gergle, Darren
  • Wood, Scott D
Series statement
The Morgan Kaufmann series in interactive technologies
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  • Web sites
  • Web site development
Label
Usability for the Web : designing web sites that work, Tom Brinck, Darren Gergle, Scott D. Wood, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 452-458) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Front Cover; Usability for the Web; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Forms; Preface; Introduction; What Is Usability?; Why Is Usability Important for Web Sites?; Web Usability Problems; PART I: PERVASIVE USABILITY; Chapter 1. Usability Throughout the Desin Process; Web Sites for People; Usability Methods; The Design Process; Project Management; Resources: Budget Staff and Schedule; How to Succeed at Project Management; Comparing Usability Methods; Pervasive Usability; PART II: REQUIREMENTS ANALYSIS; Chapter 2. Target Audience and Target Platforms; Understanding Your Audience; Scenarios
  • Design for Diversity Individual Differences; Differences in User Preference Settings; International Differences; Hardware and Software Differences; Walking in Someone Else's Shoes; Chapter 3. User Needs Analysis; The Objectives of User Needs Analysis; Setting Your Objectives; Background Research; Surveys; Competitive Analysis; Interviews and Focus Groups; Informed Project Objectives; PART III: CONCEPTUAL DESIGN; Chapter 4.Task Analysis; What Is Task Analysis?; Task Analysis for Web Site Design; Use Cases; Hierarchical Task Analysis; A Hybrid Approach to Task Analysis; Performance Improvements
  • Human-Error-Tolerant Design Chapter 5. Information Architecture; What Is Information Architecture?; How People Navigate; The Process of Developing an Architecture; Maintenance and Expansion; Organization Schemes; Ways to Present Navigation to the User; Labeling and Orientation Cues; Search Techniques and Search Engine Design; Embedding Your Site within the Framework of the Rest of the Web; Conceptual Design; PART IV: MOCKUPS AND PROTOTYPES; Chapter 6. Page Layout; The Goals of Your Layout; Page Components and Basic Page Layout; Some Common Page Structures; Page Layout Techniques
  • Page Layout Constraints, Common Pitfalls, and Solutions How Does Page Layout Affect Usability?; Chapter 7. Envisioning Design; The Goals of Envisioning Design; The Fidelity of Mockups and Prototypes; Mockups; The Mockup Creation Process; The Mockup Review Process; Prototypes; PART V: PRODUCTION; Chapter 8. Writing for the Web; Writing to Communicate; How People Read; What to Write About; Writing Style; How Writing for the Web Differs from Writing for Prirt; Text Formatting; Getting Your Message Across; Chapter 9. Design Elements; Goals of Graphic Design for the Web
  • Establishing the Design Parameters Color; Typography as a Design Technique; Icon Design; Designing Online Forms; Navigation; Interactivity and Multimedia; Effectively Integrating Visual Design Elements; Chapter 10. Usability in Software Development; Usability Problems; Web Site Engineering Techniques; Engineering Web Site Components; Usability of Web Technologies; Principled Software Development; PART VI: LAUNCH; Chapter 11. Pre-Launch and Post-Launch; In the Months before the Launch; The Challenge of Quality Assurance Testing; Quality Assurance Testing before the Site Is Launched
  • The Final Hurdles before Going Live
Extent
1 online resource (497 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585448251
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
System control number
  • (EBL)405639
  • (OCoLC)437246485
  • (SSID)ssj0000312507
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11229674
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000312507
  • (PQKBWorkID)10330748
  • (PQKB)10815088
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC405639
  • (EXLCZ)99111035898505238
Label
Usability for the Web : designing web sites that work, Tom Brinck, Darren Gergle, Scott D. Wood, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 452-458) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Front Cover; Usability for the Web; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Forms; Preface; Introduction; What Is Usability?; Why Is Usability Important for Web Sites?; Web Usability Problems; PART I: PERVASIVE USABILITY; Chapter 1. Usability Throughout the Desin Process; Web Sites for People; Usability Methods; The Design Process; Project Management; Resources: Budget Staff and Schedule; How to Succeed at Project Management; Comparing Usability Methods; Pervasive Usability; PART II: REQUIREMENTS ANALYSIS; Chapter 2. Target Audience and Target Platforms; Understanding Your Audience; Scenarios
  • Design for Diversity Individual Differences; Differences in User Preference Settings; International Differences; Hardware and Software Differences; Walking in Someone Else's Shoes; Chapter 3. User Needs Analysis; The Objectives of User Needs Analysis; Setting Your Objectives; Background Research; Surveys; Competitive Analysis; Interviews and Focus Groups; Informed Project Objectives; PART III: CONCEPTUAL DESIGN; Chapter 4.Task Analysis; What Is Task Analysis?; Task Analysis for Web Site Design; Use Cases; Hierarchical Task Analysis; A Hybrid Approach to Task Analysis; Performance Improvements
  • Human-Error-Tolerant Design Chapter 5. Information Architecture; What Is Information Architecture?; How People Navigate; The Process of Developing an Architecture; Maintenance and Expansion; Organization Schemes; Ways to Present Navigation to the User; Labeling and Orientation Cues; Search Techniques and Search Engine Design; Embedding Your Site within the Framework of the Rest of the Web; Conceptual Design; PART IV: MOCKUPS AND PROTOTYPES; Chapter 6. Page Layout; The Goals of Your Layout; Page Components and Basic Page Layout; Some Common Page Structures; Page Layout Techniques
  • Page Layout Constraints, Common Pitfalls, and Solutions How Does Page Layout Affect Usability?; Chapter 7. Envisioning Design; The Goals of Envisioning Design; The Fidelity of Mockups and Prototypes; Mockups; The Mockup Creation Process; The Mockup Review Process; Prototypes; PART V: PRODUCTION; Chapter 8. Writing for the Web; Writing to Communicate; How People Read; What to Write About; Writing Style; How Writing for the Web Differs from Writing for Prirt; Text Formatting; Getting Your Message Across; Chapter 9. Design Elements; Goals of Graphic Design for the Web
  • Establishing the Design Parameters Color; Typography as a Design Technique; Icon Design; Designing Online Forms; Navigation; Interactivity and Multimedia; Effectively Integrating Visual Design Elements; Chapter 10. Usability in Software Development; Usability Problems; Web Site Engineering Techniques; Engineering Web Site Components; Usability of Web Technologies; Principled Software Development; PART VI: LAUNCH; Chapter 11. Pre-Launch and Post-Launch; In the Months before the Launch; The Challenge of Quality Assurance Testing; Quality Assurance Testing before the Site Is Launched
  • The Final Hurdles before Going Live
Extent
1 online resource (497 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585448251
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
System control number
  • (EBL)405639
  • (OCoLC)437246485
  • (SSID)ssj0000312507
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11229674
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000312507
  • (PQKBWorkID)10330748
  • (PQKB)10815088
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC405639
  • (EXLCZ)99111035898505238

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