SOURCE: Developer Express, Inc.

February 13, 2009 14:00 ET

Great Windows® User Interface (UI) and Presentation Layer -- An Online Training Series by DevExpress

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GLENDALE, CA--(Marketwire - February 13, 2009) - DevExpress is proud to announce the immediate availability of Mark Miller's highly regarded training series on Great User Interface Design. Software developers who are interested in creating the best end-user experience on the Windows® platform should visit http://community.devexpress.com/blogs/

The following are a few of the topics you'll discover:

1. The Essence of Great UI - An Overview. This blog entry discusses the elements that make up a great User Interface: clarity, efficiency, and discoverability, and shows a correlation between great UI (presentation layer) and developer income.

Read more here:

http://community.devexpress.com/blogs/markmiller/archive/2009/02/05/the-essence-of-great-ui-an-overview.aspx

2. Why is Great UI so hard to achieve? This blog entry discusses why a great user interface is so hard to achieve. Real-world failures in clarity, efficiency, and discoverability are shown, and an assertion is made that failures are likely due to lack of training.

Read more here:

http://community.devexpress.com/blogs/markmiller/archive/2009/02/06/why-is-great-ui-so-hard-to-achieve.aspx

3. Great UI, Clarity, and Information Relevance. This blog entry introduces clarity, one of the essential components of great UI. Important observations about information relevance, emphasis, and the connection between the two.

Read more here:

http://community.devexpress.com/blogs/markmiller/archive/2009/02/11/great-ui-clarity-and-information-relevance.aspx

This on-going series is freely available to the software developer community and is available exclusively on the DevExpress Community Site.

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