In this video, learn how to map buttons to the task using verbs as labels.
- The timings we discussed in the last video…are all related to output,…how long it takes your interface…to respond to something the user does.…Now let's look at the other side of interaction speed,…which is input.…This is basically a discussion of keyboard…versus mouse versus touchscreen.…Each type of input device…has its positive and its negative aspects.…Let's take each in turn.…Keyboards, both physical ones and on-screen ones,…are probably not going away anytime soon.…Voice recognition's getting pretty good,…but we don't just use keyboards for entering prose text,…we also use them for entering commands and for navigation.…
The QWERTY keyboard layout was designed…back in the early days of manual typewriters,…specifically to slow typists down…and make sure the little hammers…that pressed through the ink ribbon onto the paper…didn't get jammed together.…That's not exactly an ideal setup for the digital age,…but despite a couple of variations in keyboard layout,…the QWERTY keyboard has endured,…so it's what we need to work with.…
- Designing around human limitations
- Telling stories
- How we group the things we see
- Making standard and consistent interfaces
- Smart defaults
- Reducing system latency and communicating during delays
- Making error messages into useful dialogs
- Designing for delight
Skill Level Beginner
1. How Brains Work
2. How We See Things: Perception Principles
3. Real-World Metaphors: Physical Concepts
4. Telling a Story: Workflow Concepts
5. Communicating through the UI
6. Designing for Delight
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