Bill Scott is director of UI Engineering at Netflix in Los Gatos, CA, where he plies his interface engineering and design skills. Scott is the former Yahoo! Ajax evangelist and pattern curator for the Yahoo! Design Pattern Library.
He has a long and glamorous history in the IT world, due mostly to his unique understanding of both the technical and creative aspects of designing usable products. His ramblings and musings can be found at http://www.looksgoodworkswell.com.
Theresa Neil is a user experience consultant in Austin, Texas, where she designs rich applications for start-ups and Fortune500 companies.
I've read a lot of books about designing functional user interfaces.
Just speaking the language of user interface design can help speed up the time it takes to turn your directions into an interface that works the way you intended.
The book is an easy read and the examples are very informative and illustrative.
Good advice but pretty basic and not terribly current in its examples.Also some of the "good" examples it uses aren't necessarily ones I personally agree with (yahoo, yahoo... Read morePublished 9 months ago by robin
I got this hoping to collect a few new tips and tools for making cleaner interfaces. Generally I have a lot of respect for O'reilly books but this one let me down. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Open Source Advocate
This book is a rudimentary text on web interfaces. This is a great way to get started in the world of UI/UX.Published 20 months ago by Abraham Elmahrek
This book works its way step by step through the principles of good interface design and how to use it with the web. Read morePublished on December 14, 2011 by Stephen Chapman
I purchased many books on web interface design focusing on Ajax and found this one to be the most practical and informative. Read morePublished on April 29, 2011 by SAT
I think there are two kinds of "design" books in the web industry: Those who describe a design process (or a methodology) and those who go into the details of user interface... Read morePublished on March 24, 2011 by Pirkka Rannikko
I got this book at the library, looked promising. Is a good reference book on how to design websites, but it does not show you how to code ANYTHING. Read morePublished on January 21, 2011 by JMiller
If you are an interface designer, this book is a must read. The patterns discussed are some things that every ixd should consider and think about in their practice.Published on October 8, 2010 by scott
Really handy and useful resource to have around. It's very specific, so i expect it to look dated in a few years, but right now it hits the nail on the head 9 times outta 10.Published on September 20, 2010 by S. S. Ulrey