Wireframing Essentials
An introduction to user experience design
By Matthew J. Hamm
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Final Release Date: January 2014
Pages: 112

In Detail

Designing the user experience (UX) for websites and applications can be an exhilarating and satisfying experience, but it can also be a chaotic and frustrating endeavor. The key to success lies in a thorough understanding of the industry standard design process, and in possessing a firm grasp of effective and proven UX design techniques.

This book is a comprehensive, yet concise, primer for those looking to better understand the core principles of UX design. It illustrates these principles with example projects, warns you of common obstacles, and introduces you to proven methodologies that help facilitate your efforts to find design solutions that work.

This book will put you on the road to becoming a UX designer by teaching you the process and techniques used by design professionals to create world-class applications and websites. This introduction to user experience design will instruct you on the required research and groundwork that will help you cut through the ambiguity commonly experienced when starting a project. It will show you how to turn the results of your research into task flow diagrams and wireframes that will be used to evolve your designs into solutions that will work for all of your customers and users.

Approach

An easy to follow, example-based guide introducing you to the world of user experience design through the author's real world experiences

Who this book is for

Whether you are looking to become a professional UX Designer, or just need to get the job done, the principles and processes discussed in this book will help you understand how to craft reliably effective and successful design solutions.

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Great book for beginners or seniors

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    Comments about oreilly Wireframing Essentials:

    This book is awesome, Doesn't matter if you're just beginning on UX, or if you're a Senior in the field, Wireframing Essentials teach/remind you how to plan, design and program a good User Experience, Every one of the chapters in it, Is a precise, centered and effective methodology to achieve the quality and requirements of any project you're working on.

    Reading this book, even with a lot of years of experience, you have a lot of "Mmm… that make sense" moments, even more if the chapter that you're reading, match with an existing issue in your current project, this book will help you to fix/foreknow any kind of issue related with you UX, which is very important, anticipate any negative impact on the user. because after all, a good UX is like a joke: If you have to explain it, is not good enough.

    Wireframing Essentials is a very complete book, but nothing boring, is not the typical book with definitions and tedious processes that at the end you know everything about some topic, except how to implement it…( duh! ), Wireframing Essentials explains with a very complete example from beginning to end, what is the ideal process to have a great UX Design, doesn't matter the role or final user of your project.

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