Tuesday, June 27, 2006

Interactive design: Fitts law

This great and fun-to-read article explains fundamental law of interactive UI design.

A Quiz designed to Give You Fitts
"Fitts' Law: The time to acquire a target is a function of the distance to and size of the target."
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"Microsofts general cluelessness has never been so amply displayed, however, as it is in Microsoft Visual Studio, which has a menu bar at the top of the screen with a one-pixel barrier between the screentop and the menu. Talk about snatching defeat from the jaws of victory."

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