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Designing an interface


Just recently I finished reading a book titled “The humane interface” by Jef Raskin. I have this book in paper and it was a nice read. For someone that has been programming for a few years it was refreshing… in my time I had to design good looking, functional and understandable interfaces. I thought about writing an in-depth article about my experiences, tips and tricks with some guidelines, but the book proved to summarize pretty much everything I wanted to write. Therefore I will quote some key points, add my thoughts about it, write about how I feel interfaces could be designed. Though keep in mind I’m not professional designer here, and programmers shouldn’t do interface design :P
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