12. Juni 2010

Rules-of-thumb Science

Is Usability a Science? fragt Jeff Sauro in einem seiner typischen Blog-Posts.

There are a lot of generic guidelines, heuristics and rules-of-thumb floating around the Internet about how to make an interface more usable. If you think of usability as just generic advice such as "users don't scroll" or "put the most important content in the upper-left" then it's easy to see why usability is dismissed as some half-baked pseudo-science.

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