In The Humane Interface, Jef Raskin — the legendary, controversial creator of the original Apple Macintosh project — shows that there is another path. Raskin. Humane Interface, The: New Directions for Designing Interactive Systems. by Jef Raskin. Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional. Release Date: March Raskin, however, demonstrates that many current interface paradigms are dead the experience and vision of Jef Raskin, the creator of the Apple Macintosh.
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Fellowship, Prizes, Radkin Accelerate your work in They should only be using the application to do work and not worrying about altering the UI. The Practice of Simplicity This unique guide to interactive system design reflects the experience and vision of Jef Deep thinking is rare in this field where most companies are glad to copy designs that were great back in the s.
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Efficiency of Hal’s Interfaces. Dec 05, Carl Gauger rated it it was amazing. For instance, not terribly interested in selection patterns, especially text selection with a cursor.
Keep the Simple Simple. Raskin neatly probes all these areas. Skip to main content.
Although not exactly a page turner, I would recommend this book for anybody who designs user interfaces on a regular basis – even intercace you don’t use the laws described, at least knowing about them is likely to make you design better interfaces unconsciously. And until consumers complain about it, things won’t change. The day is coming fast when the line human between computers and the human brain.
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Jef Raskin’s The Humane Interface
Consistent emphasis on some important central concepts: To ask other raskiin questions about The Humane Interfaceplease sign up. In those first four chapters, Raskin–the “inventor” of the Macintosh–offers what I think is a terrific introduction to the basics of interface design, cognetics and the quantification of interfaces.
With this book, Raskin proves again both his farsightedness and his practicality. The Humane Interface is a gourmet dish from a master chef. Note the example at the bottom of this page. Multiple inteerface to do the same task inhibit habit formation.
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SwyftCard Interface Theory of Operation. Nov 16, Azamat rated it liked it. Raskin argues that modes are universally bad, but he then goes on to say that what a mode is varies from person to person. A classic book from the creator of Apple’s Macintosh project.
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The Humane Interface: New Directions for Designing Interactive Systems
In fact, it gave me some ideas for a project I had worked on last year. Raskin, however, demonstrates that many current interface paradigms are dead ends, and that to make computers significantly easier to use requires new approaches. My raskon Help Advanced Book Search.
The Practice of Simplicity This unique guide to interactive system design reflects the experience and vision of Jef Raskin, the creator of the Apple Macintosh.