Bringing Design to Software

PDF EBook by Terry Winograd

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In this landmark book, Terry Winograd shows how to improve the practice of software design by applying lessons from other areas of design to the creation of software. Bringing Design to Software PDF EBook The goal is to create software that works — really works — because it is both appropriate and effective for the people who use it. The book contains essays contributed by prominent software and design professionals, interviews with experts, and profiles of successful projects and products. These elements are woven together to illuminate what design is, to identify the common core of practices in every design field, and to show how software builders can apply these practices to produce software that is more satisfying for users. The initial chapters view software from the users perspective, featuring the insights of experienced software designers and developers, including Mitchell Kapor, David Liddle, John Rheinfrank, Peter Denning, and John Seely Brown. Subsequent chapters turn to the designer and the design process, with contributions from designers and design experts, including David Kelley, Donald Sch?n, and Donald Norman. Profiles discussing Mosaic, Quicken, Macintosh Human Interface Guidelines, Microsoft Bob, a Like this book? Read online this: Machine Learning Applications in Software Engineering. Series on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, Volume 16., Software Maintenance 303 Success Secrets - 303 Most Asked Questions on Software Maintenance - What You Need to Know.

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