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GeneralRe: Your feedback on usability PinmemberMark_Wallace27-Jan-13 21:41 
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GeneralYour GUI application design favorites? PinmemberFranc Morales27-Jan-13 19:07 
GeneralRe: Your GUI application design favorites? PinmemberJim Meadors27-Jan-13 19:29 
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GeneralRe: Your GUI application design favorites? PinmemberTNCaver29-Jan-13 3:56 
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GeneralRe: Your GUI application design favorites? PinmemberV.27-Jan-13 20:26 
Not sure about examples, but for me a good application has following features:
 
- speed an reliability: It shouldn't take long and it should be correct.
If it is not correct, it will say so in a user friendly manner.
- What the user sees is what the user needs: This is very important, don't show buttons or controls that are for the manager if the receptionist is using the manager and vice versa.
- Only show what is immediately necessary: all the rest you can hide in menu's or somewhere else.
- Only enable what the user is allowed to use
- Keep it standard: eg. in microsoft products, the ok and cancel buttons are always on the bottom - right, save buttons top left, etc...
- If you use buttons with icons, stay consistant and clear.
- It should look slick and nice and fluffy and beautiful (including when resizing!), but don't overdo it. It's like a powerpoint presentation, animations are nice, but if you use the wrong ones and too much, the presentation starts to look unprofessional.
 
one can whip up a nice looking UI in a matter of minutes, but a professional UI takes a lot more time! 20/80 rule. You need 20% of the time to make 80% of the UI and 80% of the time to take the final 20% to the finish.
 
hope this helps.

GeneralRe: Your GUI application design favorites? PinmemberMycroft Holmes28-Jan-13 0:04 
GeneralRe: Your GUI application design favorites? PinmemberFranc Morales28-Jan-13 0:32 
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GeneralIt wasn't a totally wasted weekend... PinmemberPIEBALDconsult27-Jan-13 18:34 
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GeneralA Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Poor House PinmemberRoger Wright27-Jan-13 17:45 
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GeneralKhan just showed up on my TV! PinmemberSoMad27-Jan-13 17:10 
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GeneralThe joys of double precision and rounding PinmemberPeter_in_278027-Jan-13 16:08 
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GeneralMoving ahead with hand gesture. Gescal, a mathematical editor run with hand gesture. Your thoughts. PingroupGrasshopper.iics27-Jan-13 14:33 
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