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Ability to Use

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Short presentation aimed at developers on the basis of making things usable and simplifying a web site or application.

Short presentation aimed at developers on the basis of making things usable and simplifying a web site or application.

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  • 1. Ability to Use Presenter: Gary BarberImage Licence - CC: Gary Barber Tuesday, 21 June 2011
  • 2. I make it usable.Image Licence - CC: Gary BarberTuesday, 21 June 2011
  • 3. We are all human.Image Licence - CC: Gary BarberTuesday, 21 June 2011
  • 4. We blame ourselves.Image Licence - CC: Gary BarberTuesday, 21 June 2011
  • 5. We believe in false evidence.Image Licence - CC: Gary BarberTuesday, 21 June 2011
  • 6. We have a memory that hates us.Image Licence - CC: Gary BarberTuesday, 21 June 2011
  • 7. We can make it better.Image Licence - CC: Gary BarberTuesday, 21 June 2011
  • 8. We can make it usable.Image Licence - CC: Gary BarberTuesday, 21 June 2011
  • 9. Start with the concept model.Image Licence - CC: Gary BarberTuesday, 21 June 2011
  • 10. Make the interaction visible.Image Licence - CC: Gary BarberTuesday, 21 June 2011
  • 11. Use natural mapping.Image Licence - CC: Gary BarberTuesday, 21 June 2011
  • 12. Use the real world memory.Image Licence - CC: Gary BarberTuesday, 21 June 2011
  • 13. Force the functionality.Image Licence - CC: Gary BarberTuesday, 21 June 2011
  • 14. Use constraints. Logical Physical Semantic Cultural Image Licence - CC: Gary BarberTuesday, 21 June 2011
  • 15. We could also just fix the design.Image Licence - CC: Gary BarberTuesday, 21 June 2011
  • 16. Keep it Simple. Automate Standardise Change Nature Simplify Image Licence - CC: Gary BarberTuesday, 21 June 2011
  • 17. Automate.Image Licence - CC: Gary BarberTuesday, 21 June 2011
  • 18. Standardise.Image Licence - CC: Gary BarberTuesday, 21 June 2011
  • 19. Change Nature.Image Licence - CC: Gary BarberTuesday, 21 June 2011
  • 20. Simplify. Remove Organise Hide Displace Image Licence - CC: Gary BarberTuesday, 21 June 2011
  • 21. Remove. Focus on Core Function Delete the Lame Limit Choice Remove Distraction Use Smart Defaults Remove Excess Words Remove Clutter Image Licence - CC: Gary BarberTuesday, 21 June 2011
  • 22. Organise Chunking Behaviour Based Harden Category Edges Use Grids Map the CowPaths Image Licence - CC: Gary BarberTuesday, 21 June 2011
  • 23. Hide. Infrequently used Functions Allow Customisation Allow Cues and Clues Stage Disclosure Progressive Disclosure Make Easy to Find Reveal Just in Time Image Licence - CC: Gary BarberTuesday, 21 June 2011
  • 24. Displace. Between Devices and Environment Allow users to set displacement Use Unstructured Data Use Opening Experience Image Licence - CC: Gary BarberTuesday, 21 June 2011
  • 25. Still it goes wrong.Image Licence - CC: Gary BarberTuesday, 21 June 2011
  • 26. Blocking natural design evolution. Time Being Distinctive Being Individualistic Image Licence - CC: Gary BarberTuesday, 21 June 2011
  • 27. Aesthetics over Usability.Image Licence - CC: Gary BarberTuesday, 21 June 2011
  • 28. Too Many Features. 2 Complexity = FeaturesImage Licence - CC: Gary BarberTuesday, 21 June 2011
  • 29. Worshiping the tech GodsImage Licence - CC: Gary BarberTuesday, 21 June 2011
  • 30. Clients are not UsersImage Licence - CC: Gary BarberTuesday, 21 June 2011
  • 31. We are not UsersImage Licence - CC: Gary BarberTuesday, 21 June 2011
  • 32. When do you do all this?Image Licence - CC: Gary BarberTuesday, 21 June 2011
  • 33. BEFORE YOU CODEImage Licence - CC: Gary BarberTuesday, 21 June 2011
  • 34. Reading list Simple and Usable Web, Mobile, and The Design of Everyday Things The Inmates are Running the Asylum: Interaction Design Why High-tech Products Drive Us Crazy and How to Restore the SanityImage Licence - CC: Gary BarberTuesday, 21 June 2011
  • 35. Thank you Questions? Gary Barber @tuna manwithnoblog.com gary@radharc.com.au radharc.com.auImage Licence - CC: Gary BarberTuesday, 21 June 2011