Thursday Jan 08, 2009

Usability matters

Have you ever worked with an application which was so badly designed, that you could hardly use it? Well, maybe it was not that bad, but i'm sure everyone ran into some piece of software that had chaotic menus, illegible fonts or something like that. Luckily, the internet is full of software that covers the same functions so the user has always a variety of choices. If one application does not satisfy his needs, he can most of the time easily switch to another. Clearly, usability plays a key role when choosing what software people will use. Still it is very underestimated and many designers pay limited attention to it. And this should be changed as soon as possible...
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Tuesday Dec 16, 2008

Participate in our Survey and win a free SUN T-shirt

As a part of a process of extending language/locale support in OpenSolaris we started to prioritize locales that are missing in OpenSolaris but are available on other systems. We already collected decent amount of data and now we would like to get input from you!

We also want to use this opportunity to find out what other globalization features (localization, translations, available encodings...) are important for you.

Survey


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