Design for user experience

August 20, 2008

If a million users each waste a minute a day dealing with complexity that an engineer could have eliminated in a week by making the software a little more complex, you are penalizing the user to make the engineer’s job easier.

Larry Tesler

Advertisements

One Response to “Design for user experience”

  1. Alex Says:

    Great article!. I personally enjoyed this one – “Shorter is usually better. But if you have to explain what “x” means to many of your users–or worse, to your teammates–then you should probably replace “x” by whatever you said to explain it”


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: