ISBN 9789351101413,Microinteractions



Dan Saffer


Shroff Publishers



Shroff Publishers

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9789351101413

ISBN-10 935110141X


Number of Pages 190 Pages
Language (English)

Computer software

Its the little things that turn a good digital product into a great one. With this practical book, you'll learn how to design effective micro interactions: the small details that exist inside and around features. How can users change a setting? How do they turn on mute or know they have a new email message?

Through vivid, real-world examples from today's devices and applications, author Dan Saffer walks you through a micro interactions essential parts, then shows you how to use them in a mobile app, a web widget and an appliance. You'll quickly discover how micro interactions can change a product from one that's tolerated into one that's treasured.
Explore a micro interaction structure: triggers, rules, feedback, modes and loops
Learn the types of triggers that initiate a micro interaction
Create simple rules that define how your micro interaction can be used
Help users understand the rules with feedback, using graphics, sounds and vibrations
Use modes to let users set preferences or modify a micro interaction
Extend a micro interactions life with loops, such as data every 30 seconds.

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