Re: How to become a UI design expert? Fast!

Subject: Re: How to become a UI design expert? Fast!
From: quills -at- airmail -dot- net
To: Dana Worley <dana -at- campbellsci -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 30 Sep 2009 14:41:48 -0500

I disagree with your assumption.

Consistency of behavior in Microsoft applications is an oxymoron.

Scott

Dana Worley wrote:
> On Tuesday, September 29, 2009, jennysubs -at- mac -dot- com wrote:
>
>> And my final bit of advice...I often run into engineers who say "Well,
>> that's the way Microsoft does it, so it must be right." I try to
>> avoid using Microsoft as an example for anything.
>
> We often use Microsoft applications, its UI guidelines, or style guide as a reference,
> especially if there are differing opinions on how something should be done.
>
> For better or worse, most people who use computers are familiar with Microsoft UIs and have
> an understanding of expected behavior. If your application behaves like a Microsoft
> application, it might not be behaving ideally, but at least there are no surprises. Consistency
> is a good thing.
>
> 2 cents,
>
> Dana W.
>
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References:
How to become a UI design expert? Fast!: From: Leisa Ashbaugh
Re: How to become a UI design expert? Fast!: From: jennysubs
Re: How to become a UI design expert? Fast!: From: Dana Worley

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