Dont Make Me Think

Dont Make Me Think Five Years And Than 100,000 Copies After It Was First Published, It S Hard To Imagine Anyone Working In Web Design Who Hasn T Read Steve Krug S Instant Classic On Web Usability, But People Are Still Discovering It Every Day In This Second Edition, Steve Adds Three New Chapters In The Same Style As The Original Wry And Entertaining, Yet Loaded With Insights And Practical Advice For Novice And Veteran Alike Don T Be Surprised If It Completely Changes The Way You Think About Web Design Three New Chapters Usability As Common Courtesy Why People Really Leave Web Sites Web Accessibility, CSS, And You Making Sites Usable And Accessible Help My Boss Wants Me To ______ Surviving Executive Design Whims I Thought Usability Was The Enemy Of Design Until I Read The First Edition Of This Book Don T Make Me Think Showed Me How To Put Myself In The Position Of The Person Who Uses My Site After Reading It Over A Couple Of Hours And Putting Its Ideas To Work For The Past Five Years, I Can Say It Has Done To Improve My Abilities As A Web Designer Than Any Other Book In This Second Edition, Steve Krug Adds Essential Ammunition For Those Whose Bosses, Clients, Stakeholders, And Marketing Managers Insist On Doing The Wrong Thing If You Design, Write, Program, Own, Or Manage Web Sites, You Must Read This Book Jeffrey Zeldman, Author Of Designing With Web Standards Well, this is an absolute gem of a book I picked this up the day after finishing Beautiful Code and to be honest, really wasn t in the mood for anyparticularly heavy content for a few days.But Steve Krug makes the topic of web usability genuinely entertaing He holds a light writing style with a touch of wit that helps to keep your attention from cover to cover Add to that the short size of the book at only a couple of hundred pages, and the vibrant but clear layout and you ve got a book Well, this is an absolute gem of a book I picked this up the day after finishing Beautiful Code and to be honest, really wasn t in the mood for anyparticularly heavy content for a few days.But Steve Krug makes the topic of web usability genuinely entertaing He holds a light writing style with a touch of wit that helps to keep your attention from cover to cover Add to that the short size of the book at only a couple of hundred pages, and the vibrant but clear layout and you ve got a book that s in itself extremely usable and accessible.When it comes to the content itself, it couldn t be explained clearer Steve s chapters are logical and concise, you won t find any waffle in here that doesn t help to communicate the message of the chapter He uses a adequate number of examples to illustrate his points, and even helps to demonstrate how various stakeholders in web projects can all contribute to the usability of the site.For me, the most interesting idea was of usability test
A classic book about web design Everyone should read it A few notes . I read this handbook on Web usability for work related reasons It was originally published in the early 2000 s, shortly after Jakob Nielsen s Designing Web Usability Both Krug and Nielsen have since become along with Steve Jobs and Jony Ives, at Apple the head honchos of Web Design.This short and highly readable book covers topics such as how people really use websites they don t actually read, they like to scan and browse mindlessly but we already knew that, didn t we , how to design na I read this handbook on Web usability for work related reasons It was originally published in the early 2000 s, shortly after Jakob Nielsen s Designing Web Usabi
MUST READ for anyone with any say over the look feel of a commercial web page designers, managers, marketing people, executives, etc It s a quick and easy read and is like having my own web usability consultant Goodreads and LOTS of other sites should have their managment teams read this. I was predisposed in favor of this book because it s the most voted for on the UX Stack Exchange It wasn t all I d hoped it would be If this were the first text about usability I d read, I might have gottenout of it As it was, the overwhelming majority of the topics presented seemed patently obvious to me.One thing this book has going for it is its brevity Before agreeing to publish a second edition, Krug insisted upon first discovering what could be removed from the first edition so t I was predisposed in favor of this book because it s the most voted for on the UX Stack Exchange It wasn t all I d hoped it would be If this were the first text about usability I d read, I might have gottenout of it As it was, the overwhelming majority of the topics presented seemed patently obvious to me.One thing this book has going for it is its brevity Before agreeing to publish a second edition, Krug insisted upon first discovering what could be removed from the first edition so that no extra length would be added Rather than writing about details of debat
This book is what it states a common sense approach to web usability.The book lays bare the facts, that 1 Users do not read the text in a web page.2 Users muddle through a web page, no matter how well thought out the layout, and menus are.And as a designer, your task is to take these two facts into account whe
An excellent introduction to creating usable websites As the title states, every website s design and functionality should be so simple that people barely need to think to use it The book s 2nd edition is from 2005, so some examples are dated, but the concepts are quite relevant This was a fun read due to its straightforward style and Krug s humor.When I started looking for web design books, Steve Krug s classic on web usability frequently appeared at the top of most lists, along with Designi An excellent introduction to creating usable websites As the title states, every website s design and functionality should be so simple that people barely need to think to use it The book s 2nd edition is from 2005, so some examples are dated, but the c

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  • Paperback
  • 201 pages
  • Dont Make Me Think
  • Steve Krug
  • English
  • 03 February 2019
  • 0321344758