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I stopped reading because I was tempted to steal stuff for my next book!"
Steve Krug, author of Don't Make Me Think
If you're serious about creating great user experiences, this is a must-read book! Eric's insights on usability are reinforced with delightful examples and are presented with a business-smart perspective that few others can match."
Richard Dalton, Senior Manager, Experience Strategy & Measurement, The Vanguard Group
"I just want it to work!"
That's what "usability" means to the user. It's about whether a product or service does what the user wantsand expectsit to do. And that's what makes people wantor not wantwhat you have to sell. This book is packed with suggestions, steps, and guidelines to help you create products and services that do what users want. Many of them are unbelievably simple. They just work.
How to create usable stuff
First of all: The Kindle version is poorly produced with really low usability. At least on my 2012 entry-level Kindle, the many bullet-point lists are so light grey that they are... Read morePublished 5 months ago by U. Trenkner
I read the book cover to cover and must say I found a lot of good reminders to help me stop and take a moment and look at the design and see what a customer sees. Read morePublished 23 months ago by D. Odden
Why are you reading reviews when you could be reading this book?!! Eric Reiss did an exceptional job writing Usable Usability: Simple Steps for Making Stuff Better. Read morePublished on September 1, 2013 by Wesley Lorenzini
The book is broken into two main sections; Ease of Use and and Elegance and Clarity of five chapters each. Read morePublished on April 21, 2013 by Mike
Usable Usability is yet another book on a topic already covered by the best, but Eric Reiss can walk away from the project with a victors smile. Read morePublished on December 13, 2012 by Klaus Bjerager
"Usable Usability" was not written for the soldiers battling in the user experience trenches or on the frontline of information architecture. Read morePublished on December 4, 2012 by Borislav Kiprin
This book reminds me of Donald Norman's Psychology of Everyday Things (newer editions being called Design of Everyday Things). Read morePublished on December 1, 2012 by Steve Berczuk