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User Interfaces

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  • User-Centered Design

    A Developer's Guide to Building User-Friendly Applications

    How do you design engaging applications that people love to use? This book demonstrates several ways to include valuable input from potential clients and customers throughout the process. With practical guidelines and insights from his own experience, author Travis Lowdermilk shows you how usability and user-centered design will dramatically change the way people interact with your application ... Read more

    $28.15 AUD

  • OS X Mavericks: The Missing Manual

    by David Pogue ...
    What do you get when you cross a Mac with an iPad? OS X 10.9 Mavericks. Its 200 new features include Mac versions of iPad goodies like Maps, iBooks, and iTunes Radio—but not a single page of instructions. Fortunately, David Pogue is back, with the expertise and humor that have made this the #1 bestselling Mac book for over 11 years straight.The important stuff you need to know:Big-ticket changes. ... Read more

    $28.15 AUD

  • Heart of the Machine

    Our Future in a World of Artificial Emotional Intelligence

    by Richard Yonck ...
    For Readers of Ray Kurzweil and Michio Kaku, a New Look at the Cutting Edge of Artificial IntelligenceImagine a robotic stuffed animal that can read and respond to a child’s emotional state, a commercial that can recognize and change based on a customer’s facial expression, or a company that can actually create feelings as though a person were experiencing them naturally. Heart of the Machine ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • Dreamweaver CS6: The Missing Manual

    Dreamweaver CS6 is the most capable website design and management program yet, but there’s no printed guide to its amazing features. That’s where Dreamweaver CS6: The Missing Manual comes in. You’ll learn to use every facet of this versatile program, through jargon-free explanations and 13 hands-on tutorials.The important stuff you need to know:Get A to Z guidance. Go from building simple web ... Read more

    $40.47 AUD

  • The User Experience Team of One

    A Research and Design Survival Guide

    by Leah Buley ...
    The User Experience Team of One prescribes a range of approaches that have big impact and take less time and fewer resources than the standard lineup of UX deliverables. Whether you want to cross over into user experience or you're a seasoned practitioner trying to drag your organization forward, this book gives you tools and insight for doing more with less. ... Read more

    $44.54 AUD

  • Escaping the Build Trap

    How Effective Product Management Creates Real Value

    by Melissa Perri ...
    To stay competitive in today’s market, organizations need to adopt a culture of customer-centric practices that focus on outcomes rather than outputs. Companies that live and die by outputs often fall into the "build trap," cranking out features to meet their schedule rather than the customer’s needs.In this book, Melissa Perri explains how laying the foundation for great product management can ... Read more

    $30.79 AUD

  • Information Architecture

    For the Web and Beyond

    Information architecture (IA) is far more challenging—and necessary—than ever. With the glut of information available today, anything your organization wants to share should be easy to find, navigate, and understand. But the experience you provide has to be familiar and coherent across multiple interaction channels, from the Web to smartphones, smartwatches, and beyond.To guide you through this ... Read more

    $39.59 AUD

  • The UX Book

    Process and Guidelines for Ensuring a Quality User Experience

    The UX Book, winner of a 2013 Most Promising New Textbook Award from the Text and Academic Authors Association, is a comprehensive textbook on designing interaction to ensure a quality user experience. Combining breadth, depth, and practical applications, this book takes a time-tested process-and-guidelines approach that provides readers with actionable methods and techniques while retaining a ... Read more

    $95.36 AUD

  • Interviewing Users

    How to Uncover Compelling Insights

    Interviewing is a foundational user research tool that people assume they already possess. Everyone can ask questions, right? Unfortunately, that's not the case. Interviewing Users provides invaluable interviewing techniques and tools that enable you to conduct informative interviews with anyone. You'll move from simply gathering data to uncovering powerful insights about people. ... Read more

    $44.54 AUD

  • CSS Secrets

    Better Solutions to Everyday Web Design Problems

    by Lea Verou ...
    In this practical guide, CSS expert Lea Verou provides 47 undocumented techniques and tips to help intermediate-to advanced CSS developers devise elegant solutions to a wide range of everyday web design problems.Rather than focus on design, CSS Secrets shows you how to solve problems with code. You'll learn how to apply Lea's analytical approach to practically every CSS problem you face to attain ... Read more

    $24.63 AUD

  • Theory of Fun for Game Design

    by Raph Koster ...
    Now in full color, the 10th anniversary edition of this classic book takes you deep into the influences that underlie modern video games, and examines the elements they share with traditional games such as checkers. At the heart of his exploration, veteran game designer Raph Koster takes a close look at the concept of fun and why it’s the most vital element in any game.Why do some games become ... Read more

    $28.15 AUD

  • Org Design for Design Orgs

    Building and Managing In-House Design Teams

    Design has become the key link between users and today’s complex and rapidly evolving digital experiences, and designers are starting to be included in strategic conversations about the products and services that enterprises ultimately deliver. This has led to companies building in-house digital/experience design teams at unprecedented rates, but many of them don’t understand how to get the most ... Read more

    $26.39 AUD

  • Laws of UX

    Using Psychology to Design Better Products & Services

    by Jon Yablonski ...
    An understanding of psychology—specifically the psychology behind how users behave and interact with digital interfaces—is perhaps the single most valuable nondesign skill a designer can have. The most elegant design can fail if it forces users to conform to the design rather than working within the "blueprint" of how humans perceive and process the world around them.This practical guide explains ... Read more

    $34.31 AUD

  • Lean UX

    Designing Great Products with Agile Teams

    Lean UX has become the preferred approach to interaction design, tailor-made for today’s agile teams. In the second edition of this award winning book, leading advocates Jeff Gothelf and Josh Seiden expand on the valuable Lean UX principles, tactics, and techniques covered in the first edition to share how product teams can easily incorporate design, experimentation, iteration, and continuous ... Read more

    $26.39 AUD

  • Understanding Context

    Environment, Language, and Information Architecture

    by Andrew Hinton ...
    To make sense of the world, we’re always trying to place things in context, whether our environment is physical, cultural, or something else altogether. Now that we live among digital, always-networked products, apps, and places, context is more complicated than ever—starting with "where" and "who" we are.This practical, insightful book provides a powerful toolset to help information architects, ... Read more

    $20.23 AUD

  • Search Patterns

    Design for Discovery

    What people are saying about Search Patterns"Search Patterns is a delight to read -- very thoughtful and thought provoking. It's the most comprehensive survey of designing effective search experiences I've seen." --Irene Au, Director of User Experience, Google"I love this book! Thanks to Peter and Jeffery, I now know that search (yes, boring old yucky who cares search) is one of the coolest ways ... Read more

    $32.55 AUD

  • Measuring the User Experience

    Collecting, Analyzing, and Presenting Usability Metrics

    series Interactive Technologies
    Effectively measuring the usability of any product requires choosing the right metric, applying it, and effectively using the information it reveals. Measuring the User Experience provides the first single source of practical information to enable usability professionals and product developers to do just that. Authors Tullis and Albert organize dozens of metrics into six categories: performance, ... Read more

    $51.47 AUD

  • Storytelling in Design

    Defining, Designing, and Selling Multidevice Products

    With the wide variety of devices, touch points, and channels in use, your ability to control how people navigate your well-crafted experiences is fading. Yet it’s still important to understand where people are in their journey if you’re to deliver the right content and interactions atthe right time and on the right device.This practical guide shows you how storytelling can make a powerful ... Read more

    $26.39 AUD

  • Microinteractions: Full Color Edition

    Designing with Details

    by Dan Saffer ...
    It’s the little things that turn a good digital product into a great one. With this full color practical book, you’ll learn how to design effective microinteractions: the small details that exist inside and around features. How can users change a setting? How do they turn on mute, or know they have a new email message?Through vivid, real-world examples from today’s devices and applications, author ... Read more

    $20.23 AUD

  • Ambient Findability

    What We Find Changes Who We Become

    How do you find your way in an age of information overload? How can you filter streams of complex information to pull out only what you want? Why does it matter how information is structured when Google seems to magically bring up the right answer to your questions? What does it mean to be "findable" in this day and age? This eye-opening new book examines the convergence of information and ... Read more

    $24.63 AUD

  • Designing UX: Forms

    Create Forms That Don't Drive Your Users Crazy

    A recent study found that on average, designing a form to have a great user experience almost doubled the rate of successful first-time completions. For example, Ebay made an additional $USD 500 million annually from redesigning just the button on one of their mobile form screens.More conversions, fewer dissatisfied users, better return on investment. Can you afford not to improve your forms' user ... Read more

    $24.63 AUD

  • Sketching User Experiences: The Workbook

    In Sketching User Experiences: The Workbook, you will learn, through step-by-step instructions and exercises, various sketching methods that will let you express your design ideas about user experiences across time. Collectively, these methods will be your sketching repertoire: a toolkit where you can choose the method most appropriate for developing your ideas, which will help you cultivate a ... Read more

    $23.75 AUD

  • Product Leadership

    How Top Product Managers Launch Awesome Products and Build Successful Teams

    In today’s lightning-fast technology world, good product management is critical to maintaining a competitive advantage. Yet, managing human beings and navigating complex product roadmaps is no easy task, and it’s rare to find a product leader who can steward a digital product from concept to launch without a couple of major hiccups. Why do some product leaders succeed while others don’t?This ... Read more

    $30.79 AUD

  • How to Do Everything Samsung Galaxy Tab

    series How to Do Everything
    Get the most out of your Samsung GALAXY TabAt last--a tablet that puts the power of a full computer right in your hands! This hands-on guide shows you show to tap into your Galaxy Tab's full range of business productivity and entertainment features. How to Do Everything: Samsung GALAXY Tab teaches you how to connect to wireless networks, sync data with your PC or Mac, browse the Web, use e-mail, ... Read more

    $29.80 AUD