User Interface Design for Programmers (Paperback)

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- Author's Web site "Joel on Software" is among the most popular independent sites for programmers with between 5,000-15,000 page views daily. His site has been called the "anti-Dilbert manifesto" and quoted by Salon, Le Monde, The Motley Fool, and others. - Focuses on what programmers need to know about UI (User Interface) design, with numerous examples of how to improve common programs. - Written with an audience of programmers in mind, but does not assume prior programming knowledge, nor any specific language. - Limited competition to this book - what books are available are usually "laundry lists" of actual bugs or rants against "bad UI" or too focused solely on Web sites.

About the Author

Joel Spolsky is a globally recognized expert on the software development process. His web site Joel on Software ( is popular with software developers around the world and has been translated into over 30 languages. As the founder of Fog Creek Software in New York City, he created FogBugz, a popular project management system for software teams. Joel has worked at Microsoft, where he designed Visual Basic for Applications as a member of the Excel team, and at Juno Online Services, developing an Internet client used by millions. He has written two books: User Interface Design for Programmers (Apress, 2001) and Joel on Software (Apress, 2004). Joel holds a bachelor's of science degree in computer science from Yale University. Before college, he served in the Israeli Defense Forces as a paratrooper, and he was one of the founders of Kibbutz Hanaton.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781893115941
ISBN-10: 1893115941
Publisher: Apress
Publication Date: June 26th, 2001
Pages: 144
Language: English