User Interfaces: Most read books
Patterns for Effective Interaction Design
Designing a good interface isn't easy. Users demand software that is well- behaved, good-looking, and easy to use. Your clients or managers demand originality and a short time to market. Your UI technology -- web applications, desktop software, even mobile devices -- may give ...
The Art of Building Great User Experience in Software
People expect effortless, engaging interaction with desktop and web applications, but producing software that generates enjoyable user experiences is much harder than many companies anticipate. With _Effective UI_, you'll learn proven user-experience strategies that will satis...
Touchscreens and Interactive Devices
by Dan Saffer
If you want to get ahead in this new era of interaction design, this is the reference you need. Nintendo's Wii and Apple's iPhone and iPod Touch have made gestural interfaces popular, but until now there's been no complete source of information about the technology. >_Designi...
Principles, Patterns, and Practices for Improving the User Experience
From the creators of Yahoo!'s Design Pattern Library, _Designing Social Interfaces_ provides you with more than 100 patterns, principles, and best practices, along with salient advice for many of the common challenges you'll face when starting a social website. Designing sites...
**Your expert guide to designing and building dynamic user interfaces** Sharpen your application design and development skills using XAML--the declarative markup language used in Microsoft® Silverlight® and Windows® Presentation Foundation (WPF). Led by two XAML experts, you'...
**Create rich, flexible, and maintainable line-of-business applications with the MVVM design pattern** Simplify and improve business application development by applying the MVVM pattern to Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and Microsoft® Silverlight® 4. With this hands-on...
Get practical guidelines for making your website accessible to people with disabilities. With this handbook, you'll learn how to design or develop a site that conforms to Section 508 of the US Rehabilitation Act--and in the process you'll discover how to provide a better user ...
When you enter the world of syndicated content, you're often faced with the question of what is the "proper" way to do syndication. While syndication feeds have become a standard tool on the Web--you've seen their signposts: a little orange button labeled XML in white letters,...
User Experience (UX) humanizes usability, looking past the efficiency of tasks by examining feelings, emotions, motivations and values. This bibliography is your user experience roadmap. We have curated the most prolific books on the subject and organized them chronologically,...
NOTE: This book is based on Windows 8 Release Preview; its content and publication date will be updated for final Windows 8 software. > **Your hands-on, step-by-step guide to building Windows 8 apps with .NET** Teach yourself how to build Windows 8 applications using Micr...