Prototyping For Designers

Author: Kathryn McElroy
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1491954035
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Author Kathryn McElroy explains various prototyping methods, from fast and dirty to high fidelity and refined, and reveals ways to test your prototypes with users.

Requirements Engineering

Author: Linda A. Macaulay
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1447110056
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Although one of the main reasons for prototyping is to involve users, they are
normally involved in evaluating some prototype which has already been
designed. Designers start from the users' more-or-less articulated requirements,
and develop a prototype which tends to take the perspective of the designers and
the software engineers themselves. Users are not normally involved in the design
of the prototype itself. Figure 5.1 illustrates the relationship between users and

Game Design Workshop

Author: Tracy Fullerton
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1482217171
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The book puts you to work prototyping, playtesting, and revising your own games with time-tested methods and tools.

Design And Prototyping For Drupal

Author: Dani Nordin
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1449325971
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This concise guide helps small teams and solo website designers understand how Drupal works by demonstrating the ways it outputs content.

Effective Prototyping With Excel

Author: Nevin Berger
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0080916716
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Much to his surprise, the designers opened Microsoft Excel and used a template
file to implement his designs. The file looked like nothing he had ever seen in
Excel before. The spreadsheet grid was changed into a layout grid, and the
worksheets resembled software window layouts rather than spreadsheets. He
learned in the session how, by using only copy and paste commands, the
designers could quickly create his basic window layout. In fact, within the hour
the two designers ...

Using Prototyping In Instructional Design

Author: Sean Putman
Publisher: Association for Training and Development
ISBN: 1562869604
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nterface prototyping is a technique that has been used for many years in the web
application and web development industries. It is meant to solicit end-user and
stakeholder feedback early on in the design process. Gathering this critical
information helps designers make decisions about the layout and placement of
elements, such as buttons, images, and clickable interactions within the overall
arrangement of an interface. These critical decisions help designers create an
end product ...

Designing For Growth

Author: Tim Ogilvie
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231527969
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By making abstract ideas tangible to potential partners and customers, you can
better facilitate meaningful conversation and feedback about them. e purpose of
prototyping is to create something quickly that can then be tested with users,
rened, and socialized with a broader audience. One of the most tangible
dierences between design thinking and business thinking is prototyping.
Designers' passion for it borders on fanaticism. In a recent working session, one
of our designers kept ...

Design Thinking Research

Author: Hasso Plattner
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642216420
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Based on the provided feedback during virtual prototyping, the software
engineering models can be adapted (7). This sequence can be systematically
repeated until there is a common understanding of the problem domain. In the
following, we will explain in more detail the similarity between prototypes and
models (software engineering models) (Sect. 2.1), the kind of software
engineering models we support (Sect. 2.2), our methodology from a designer
thinker's perspective (Sect. 2.3) ...

Designing And Evaluating Mobile Interaction

Author: Marco de Sá
Publisher: Now Publishers Inc
ISBN: 1601984642
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discussed, most of the issues that hinder the process, and material and
techniques commonly used, prevent designers from conducting evaluation on
realistic settings. These issues and consequent requirements are relevant
because, as said in [119], prototypes, apart from serving their communication and
concept design purposes, are most valuable when they allow designers to
conduct usability tests on it. Thus, the generation of prototypes that cannot be
carried and used on a ...

Effective Prototyping For Software Makers

Author: Jonathan Arnowitz
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0080468969
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This book is, quite simply, the best resource on prototyping that you can buy.
Chauncey Wilson, Usability Manager, The MathWorks Artists sketch before they
paint; writers produce outlines and drafts; architects make drawings and models;
aircraft designers take models to their windtunnels-all these activities are forms of
prototyping. Designing and building effective software requires deep
understanding, and this requires effective prototyping, but most software
designers and ...