Bringing Design to Software
by Terry Winograd
Publisher: Addison-Wesley 1996
In this landmark book, Terry Winograd shows how to improve the practice of software design, by applying lessons from other areas of design to the creation of software. The goal is to create software that works -- really works -- in being appropriate and effective for people who live in the world that the software creates.
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