Month: May 2012

Episode 24. Usability for Engineers. A simple way to achieve usability for the hardcore engineer

Designers will come to you, and say “Hm, I think your program is not as user-friendly”. And sometimes, when you ask them to elaborate, they seem to follow a hidden and cryptic ritual. They are right, yet, is hard to see how did they come up with those usability suggestion. Alas, behind every usability magician, there is a magic trick! and on this podcast we reveal in plain sight what makes interfaces usable (and quote a lot from Alan Cooper’s book). Once you see the trick, you would never be daunted on spotting usability yourself, and making things much more usable before passing them on. Usability magic for all of us!

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