Designing Web Interfaces: Principles and Patterns for Rich Interactions

Author Bill Scott and Theresa Neil
Isbn 9780596516253
File size 8 Mb
Year 2013
Pages 334
Language English
File format PDF
Category Web Development

Designing Web Interfaces: Principles and Patterns for Rich Interactions Book Description:

Want to learn how to create great user experiences on today’s
Web? In this book, UI experts Bill Scott and Theresa Neil
present more than 75 design patterns for building web
interfaces that provide rich interaction. Distilled from the
authors’ years of experience at Sabre, Yahoo!, and Netflix,
these best practices are grouped into six key principles to
help you take advantage of the web technologies available
today. With an entire section devoted to each design principle,
Designing Web Interfaces helps you:

  • Make It Direct-Edit content in context with design patterns
    for In Page Editing, Drag & Drop, and Direct Selection
  • Keep It Lightweight-Reduce the effort required to interact
    with a site by using In Context Tools to leave a “light
  • Stay on the Page-Keep visitors on a page with overlays,
    inlays, dynamic content, and in-page flow patterns
  • Provide an Invitation-Help visitors discover site features
    with invitations that cue them to the next level of interaction
  • Use Transitions-Learn when, why, and how to use animations,
    cinematic effects, and other transitions
  • React Immediately-Provide a rich experience by using lively
    responses such as Live Search, Live Suggest, Live Previews, and

Designing Web Interfaces illustrates many patterns
with examples from working websites. If you need to build or
renovate a website to be truly interactive, this book gives you
the principles for success.