Re: Style guide for GUI elements wanted

Subject: Re: Style guide for GUI elements wanted
From: Stuart Burnfield <slb -at- westnet -dot- com -dot- au>
To: Techwr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2011 08:16:12 +0800 (WST)

Mike Stockman said:
> Each major OS platform (Mac, Windows, Unix) usually has some kind
> of Interface Guidelines available that may be useful to you.
> For example, Apple has always made theirs available for developers:
> <>
> That kind of book appears to cover what you're asking, but I'm
> not sure which platform you're developing for. There may even
> be Web UI equivalents somewhere that are non-platform-specific.

Web Application Design Handbook: Best Practices for Web-Based Software
by Susan Fowler and Victor Stanwick

It's a good book though maybe getting long in the tooth (published 2004). I can't remember if it goes into enough detail on labels and text to be useful to Robert. I'll check when I get home.


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