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The Design of Everyday Things: Revised and Expanded Edition
by Donald A. Norman

Language

English

Pages

370

Publication Date

November 05, 2013

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<b>The ultimate guide to human-centered design </b><br />Even the smartest among us can feel inept as we fail to figure out which light switch or oven burner to turn on, or whether to push, pull, or slide a door. <br />The fault, argues this ingenious -- even liberating -- book, lies not in ourselves, but in product design that ignores the needs of users and the principles of cognitive psychology. The problems range from ambiguous and hidden controls to arbitrary relationships between controls and functions, coupled with a lack of feedback or other assistance and unreasonable demands on memorization.<i><br /></i><i>The Design of Everyday Things</i> shows that good, usable design is possible. The rules are simple: make things visible, exploit natural relationships that couple function and control, and make intelligent use of constraints. The goal: guide the user effortlessly to the right action on the right control at the right time.<br /><br /><i>The Design of Everyday Things</i> is a powerful primer on how -- and why -- some products satisfy customers while others only frustrate them.<br />
Don't Make Me Think, Revisited: A Common Sense Approach to Web Us...
by Steve Krug

Language

English

Pages

210

Publication Date

December 23, 2013

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Since<i> Don鈥檛 Make Me Think </i>was first published in 2000, hundreds of thousands of Web designers and developers have relied on usability guru Steve Krug鈥檚 guide to help them understand the principles of intuitive navigation and information design. Witty, commonsensical, and eminently practical, it鈥檚 one of the best-loved and most recommended books on the subject.<br /> <br />Now Steve returns with fresh perspective to reexamine the principles that made<i> Don鈥檛 Make Me Think</i> a classic鈥搘ith updated examples and a new chapter on mobile usability. And it鈥檚 still short, profusely illustrated鈥nd best of all鈥揻un to read.<br /> <br />If you鈥檝e read it before, you鈥檒l rediscover what made <i>Don鈥檛 Make Me Think</i> so essential to Web designers and developers around the world. If you鈥檝e never read it, you鈥檒l see why so many people have said it should be required reading for anyone working on Web sites.<br /> <br /> <br />鈥淎fter reading it over a couple of hours and putting its ideas to work for the past five years, I can say it has done more to improve my abilities as a Web designer than any other book.鈥?lt;br />鈥揓effrey Zeldman, author of Designing with Web Standards <p>聽</p>
WordPress for Beginners 2020: A Visual Step-by-Step Guide to Mast...
by Dr. Andy Williams

Language

English

Pages

240

Publication Date

December 15, 2019

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Master WordPress using our proven step-by-step visual approach (<b>over 340 screenshots</b>). This book is a major new release for 2020, covering the latest version of WordPress. If major changes do occur to WordPress during 2020, you can visit our updates web page for details, so your copy of the book is always up to date.<br /><br />Building a beautiful, professional looking聽WordPress website (or a blog), is no longer the domain of computer geeks. WordPress makes it possible for anyone to create and run a website that looks great on any device - PC, Mac, tablet and phone. Whether you want to build a business site, an affiliate site, a hobby site or a blog, WordPress is a great choice.<br /><br />The primary goal of this book is to take anyone, <b>even an absolute beginner</b>, from zero to WordPress "guru" in a few short hours. <br /><br />Inside this book, veteran WordPress expert Andy Williams will start at the very beginning. You'll learn important topics like:<br /><br /> 鈥? The two different versions of WordPress.<br /> 鈥? Website hosting and domain registrars. How to set this up the correct way.<br /> 鈥? How to install WordPress.<br /> 鈥? An overview of the Dashboard.<br /> 鈥? Cleaning out the stuff that is installed by default.<br /> 鈥? Finding and installing WordPress themes to instantly change the look and feel of your website.<br /> 鈥? Plugins. What they are and how you can use them to create magnificent websites.<br /> 鈥? How to update WordPress, themes and plugins.<br /> 鈥? Understand every single Dashboard setting and use our defaults if you want.<br /> 鈥? How to find and use the RSS feeds on your site to help search engines find your content.<br /> 鈥? The importance of user profiles, and how to assign a "Gravatar" image to your email address.<br /> 鈥? How to create great navigation systems on your site, with custom menus, internal linking and related post sections.<br /> 鈥? Enabling and dealing with visitor comments.<br /> 鈥? Using the media library for images, video and more.<br /> 鈥? The difference between pages and posts, and when to use each one.<br /> 鈥? Effective use of categories and tags. Using these incorrectly can get your site penalised or even banned from search engines.<br /> 鈥? How to create content using both the Classic editor and the new Gutenberg editor.<br /> 鈥? How to publish posts, and even schedule them so they will be published at some future date.<br /> 鈥? Using post revisions.<br /> 鈥? Two different types of homepage. A blog style page v a more traditional "static" homepage. <br /> 鈥? Using widgets on your site to add neat features.<br /> 鈥? Types of sites you can build with WordPress (blog, business, typical site), with videos on setting these up.<br /><br />We'll also cover those vital plugins every site need, including:<br /><br /> 鈥? Automatically take backups and get them sent to the cloud.<br /> 鈥? Automatically create important legal pages on your site, like terms and privacy policy.<br /> 鈥? Creating a contact page so visitors can contact you.<br /> 鈥? Add a related posts section to the end of every post to keep visitors on site longer.<br /> 鈥? Setup good SEO practices.<br /> 鈥? Setup social sharing buttons on your site, so visitors can easily tell their friends about your great web pages. <br /><br />Most people learn better when they can actually see what they are reading about, so one thing this book isn't, is shy with screenshots. There are over 340 of them, showing you exactly what you will see on your screen, and prompting you to take specific actions as you learn and master WordPress. You may have heard that WordPress has a steep learning curve. With this book, you won't even notice it. Each chapter ends with a "Tasks to Complete" section. By completing these tasks, you'll not only become proficient with WordPress, you'll become confident at using WordPress. By the end of the book, you'll be building great looking, professional WordPress websites that look fantastic on any device... And you'll enjoy doing it!
Escaping the Build Trap: How Effective Product Management Creates...
by Melissa Perri

Language

English

Pages

200

Publication Date

November 01, 2018

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<p>To stay competitive in today鈥檚 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鈥檚 needs.</p><p>In this book, Melissa Perri explains how laying the foundation for great product management can help companies solve real customer problems while achieving business goals. By understanding how to communicate and collaborate within a company structure, you can create a product culture that benefits both the business and the customer. You鈥檒l learn product management principles that can be applied to any organization, big or small.</p><p>In five parts, this book explores:</p><ul><li>Why organizations ship features rather than cultivate the value those features represent</li><li>How to set up a product organization that scales</li><li>How product strategy connects a company鈥檚 vision and economic outcomes back to the product activities</li><li>How to identify and pursue the right opportunities for producing value through an iterative product framework</li><li>How to build a culture focused on successful outcomes over outputs</li></ul>
Product Roadmaps Relaunched: How to Set Direction while Embracing...
by , Michael Connors

Language

English

Pages

267

Publication Date

October 25, 2017

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<p>A good product roadmap is one of the most important and influential documents an organization can develop, publish, and continuously update. In fact, this one document can steer an entire organization when it comes to delivering on company strategy.</p><p>This practical guide teaches you how to create an effective product roadmap, and demonstrates how to use the roadmap to align stakeholders and prioritize ideas and requests. With it, you鈥檒l learn to communicate how your products will make your customers and organization successful.</p><p>Whether you're a product manager, product owner, business analyst, program manager, project manager, scrum master, lead developer, designer, development manager, entrepreneur, or business owner, this book will show you how to:</p><ul><li>Articulate an inspiring vision and goals for your product</li><li>Prioritize ruthlessly and scientifically</li><li>Protect against pursuing seemingly good ideas without evaluation and prioritization</li><li>Ensure alignment with stakeholders</li><li>Inspire loyalty and over顱-delivery from your team</li><li>Get your sales team working <i>with</i> you instead of against you</li><li>Bring a user顱 and buyer-顱centric approach to planning and decision-making</li><li>Anticipate opportunities and stay ahead of the game</li><li>Publish a comprehensive roadmap without over顱committing</li></ul>
Mapping Experiences: A Complete Guide to Creating Value through J...
by Jim Kalbach

Language

English

Pages

384

Publication Date

April 25, 2016

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<p>Customers who have inconsistent, broken experiences with products and services are understandably frustrated. But it鈥檚 worse when people inside these companies can鈥檛 pinpoint the problem because they鈥檙e too focused on business processes. This practical book shows your company how to use alignment diagrams to turn valuable customer observations into actionable insight. With this unique tool, you can visually map your existing customer experience and envision future solutions.</p><p>Product and brand managers, marketing specialists, and business owners will learn how experience diagramming can help determine where business goals and customer perspectives intersect. Once you鈥檙e armed with this data, you can provide users with real value.</p><p><i>Mapping Experiences</i> is divided into three parts:</p><ul><li>Understand the underlying principles of diagramming, and discover how these diagrams can inform strategy</li><li>Learn how to create diagrams with the four iterative modes in the mapping process: setting up a mapping initiative, investigating the evidence, visualizing the process, and using diagrams in workshops and experiments</li><li>See key diagrams in action, including service blueprints, customer journey maps, experience maps, mental models, and spatial maps and ecosystem models</li></ul>
Head First Design Patterns: A Brain-Friendly Guide
by , Kathy Sierra

Language

English

Pages

694

Publication Date

October 25, 2004

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<p><b>What鈥檚 so special about design patterns?</b></p><p>At any given moment, someone struggles with the same software design problems you have. And, chances are, someone else has already solved your problem. This edition of Head First Design Patterns鈥攏ow updated for Java 8鈥攕hows you the tried-and-true, road-tested patterns used by developers to create functional, elegant, reusable, and flexible software. By the time you finish this book, you鈥檒l be able to take advantage of the best design practices and experiences of those who have fought the beast of software design and triumphed.</p><p><b>What鈥檚 so special about this book?</b></p><p>We think your time is too valuable to spend struggling with new concepts. Using the latest research in cognitive science and learning theory to craft a multi-sensory learning experience, Head First Design Patterns uses a visually rich format designed for the way your brain works, not a text-heavy approach that puts you to sleep.</p>
HTML: Beginners Guide to HTML to Master Your Web Designing
by Josh Steven

Language

English

Pages

211

Publication Date

December 19, 2019

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HTML is one of the most widely used languages in the development of web pages or websites. It is the most essential language to learn for a programmer to be a great web designer. HTML is a bottom-line language offered in all organisations and technical schools that facilitate Web Development Courses. <br />鈥淏eginners Guide to HTML to Master your Web Designing鈥?is to accommodate beginners about learning the concepts of HTML programming. This book is the source of complete guidelines you need to start your career in learning Hypertext Markup Language. <br />This book is compiled for both beginners and experienced programmers to achieve their goals in a programming career. It is a complete blend of the basic concepts, programming syntax, solved examples, and practical questions to obtain a firm grip on all the topics needed to code a unique HTML page.<br />First of all, you will learn about the invention and the history of HTML language. In the beginning chapters, you will learn about the basic concepts and standards of how to code a perfect HTML page by learning HTML basic tags, elements, attributes, formatting, phrase tags, meta tags, comments, images, tables, lists, text links, image links, email links, frames, colors & backgrounds, fonts, etc.<br />After studying the building blocks of HTML, you will be involved in the advanced versions and topics of HTML that provide more features to code and a higher level of expertise in web development. Become an expert today!<br />
Learning Web Design: A Beginner's Guide to HTML, CSS, JavaScript,...
by Jennifer Robbins

Language

English

Pages

810

Publication Date

May 11, 2018

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<p>Do you want to build web pages but have no prior experience? This friendly guide is the perfect place to start. You鈥檒l begin at square one, learning how the web and web pages work, and then steadily build from there. By the end of the book, you鈥檒l have the skills to create a simple site with multicolumn pages that adapt for mobile devices.</p><p>Each chapter provides exercises to help you learn various techniques and short quizzes to make sure you understand key concepts.</p><p>This thoroughly revised edition is ideal for students and professionals of all backgrounds and skill levels. It is simple and clear enough for beginners, yet thorough enough to be a useful reference for experienced developers keeping their skills up to date.</p><ul><li>Build HTML pages with text, links, images, tables, and forms</li><li>Use style sheets (CSS) for colors, backgrounds, formatting text, page layout, and even simple animation effects</li><li>Learn how JavaScript works and why the language is so important in web design</li><li>Create and optimize web images so they鈥檒l download as quickly as possible</li><li><b>NEW!</b> Use CSS Flexbox and Grid for sophisticated and flexible page layout</li><li><b>NEW!</b> Learn the ins and outs of Responsive Web Design to make web pages look great on all devices</li><li><b>NEW!</b> Become familiar with the command line, Git, and other tools in the modern web developer鈥檚 toolkit</li><li><b>NEW!</b> Get to know the super-powers of SVG graphics</li></ul>
Lean UX: Designing Great Products with Agile Teams
by , Josh Seiden

Language

English

Pages

208

Publication Date

September 12, 2016

Product Description
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<p>Lean UX has become the preferred approach to interaction design, tailor-made for today鈥檚 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 learning from real users into their Agile process.</p><p>Inspired by Lean and Agile development theories, <i>Lean UX</i> lets you focus on the actual experience being designed, rather than deliverables. This book shows you how to collaborate closely with other members of your Agile product team, and gather feedback early and often. You鈥檒l learn how to drive the design in short, iterative cycles to assess what works best for the business and the user. <em>Lean UX</em> shows you how to make this change鈥攆or the better.</p><ul><li>Frame a vision of the problem you鈥檙e solving and focus your team on the right outcomes</li><li>Bring the designers鈥?toolkit to the rest of your product team</li><li>Share your insights with your team much earlier in the process</li><li>Create Minimum Viable Products to determine which ideas are valid</li><li>Incorporate the voice of the customer throughout the project cycle</li><li>Make your team more productive: combine Lean UX with Agile鈥檚 Scrum framework</li><li>Understand the organizational shifts necessary to integrate Lean UX</li></ul>

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