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Title Effective prototyping with Excel : a practical handbook for developers and designers / Nevin Berger [and others].

Imprint Amsterdam ; Boston : Morgan Kaufmann, 2009.


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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 240 pages) : color illustrations.
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series The Morgan Kaufmann series in interactive technologies
Morgan Kaufmann series in interactive technologies.
Summary Although recognized as a key to the design process, prototyping often falls victim to budget cuts, deadlines, or lack of access to sophisticated tools. This can lead to sloppy and ineffective prototypes or the abandonment of them altogether. Rather than lose this important step, people are turning to Microsoft Excel' to create effective, simple, and inexpensive prototypes. Conveniently, the software is available to nearly everyone, and most are proficient in its basic functionality. Effective Prototyping with Excel offers how-to guidance on how everyone can use basic Excel skills to create prototypes - ranging from narrative wire frames to hi-fidelity prototypes. A wide array of software design problems and business demands are solved via practical step-by-step examples and illustrations. . Step-by-step guide to prototyping with a simple and affordable tool nearly everyone already has on their desktop. Quickly and easily allows web and software designers to explore usability, design alternatives, and test theories prior to starting production. Perfect companion to Effective Prototyping for Software Makers - with the same author team and full-color treatment, useful case studies, and hands-on exercises.
Contents Chapter 1 -- Preface -- A Developer's Dilemma -- Chapter 2 -- Getting Started -- Your First Excel Prototype -- Chapter 3 -- Basics -- The Excel Prototyping Canvas -- Chapter 4 -- Creating an Excel Prototyping Template -- Chapter 5 -- Excel Prototyping -- Storyboards -- Chapter 6 -- Wireframes -- Chapter 7 -- Digital Interactive Prototypes -- Chapter 8 -- Iterating Prototypes with Excel -- Chapter 9 -- Communicating Your Design in Excel -- Chapter 10 -- Sharing Your Excel Prototype -- Appendix A -- Useful Techniques with Excel -- Appendix B -- Nevin Discovers Excel as a Rapid Prototyping Tool.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Subject Microsoft Excel (Computer file)
Microsoft Excel (Computer file) (OCoLC)fst01366659
Computer software -- Development.
Business -- Computer programs.
Electronic spreadsheets.
COMPUTERS -- Programming -- Open Source.
COMPUTERS -- Software Development & Engineering -- Tools.
COMPUTERS -- Software Development & Engineering -- General.
Business -- Computer programs. (OCoLC)fst00842283
Computer software -- Development. (OCoLC)fst00872537
Electronic spreadsheets. (OCoLC)fst00907463
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Berger, Nevin.
Other Form: Print version: Effective prototyping with Excel. Amsterdam ; Boston : Morgan Kaufmann, 2009 9780120885824 0120885824 (OCoLC)244421041
ISBN 9780120885824
9780080916712 (electronic bk.)
0080916716 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. CDX 10665015
CHBIS 006041478
CHNEW 001008771
CHVBK 175225249
CHVBK 519227948
DEBBG BV039828770
DEBBG BV042305263
DEBSZ 367750481
DEBSZ 372806511
NZ1 15189156

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