Meeting .NET: Don't Design Like a Programmer

This meeting will be in english

Please note that Everett has a nice offer at the bottom of this text.

Topic: Don't Design Like a Programmer

Have you ever wondered why UI design is so hard? The top challenge is to think about UI design the right way.  In this talk, Everett McKay (a programmer!) explains the UI design approach often used by programmers, exactly why such designs fail with users, and presents some practical techniques that programmers can use to design in a truly user-centered way.


Speaker: Everett McKay

Everett McKay is Principal of UX Design Edge, a user experience design training and consulting company for mobile, web, and desktop applications based in St Albans, Vermont. Everett's specialty is UX design training for software professionals who aren't experienced designers through onsite and public courses and workshops. He just finished writing UI is Communication: How to Design Intuitive, User Centered Interfaces by Focusing on Effective Communication, published by Morgan Kaufmann.

Previously, Everett was a Senior Program Manager at Microsoft Corporation on the Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows Server teams. While there, he was responsible for the writing of and consulting on the Windows User Experience Interaction Guidelines, and was also responsible for teaching their in-house introductory UI design course. Before joining Microsoft, Everett was a programmer, specializing in designing and developing Windows and Macintosh user interfaces.

Exclusive offer for our user group!! 
Everett is offering his UX Design Essentials course (uxdesignessentials.com) in Montreal  on March 10 – 12. Mention that you are a Communaute .NET Montreal member for a 20% discount!


NOTE: Présentation gratuite pour les membres en règle qui ont payé le membership annuel ($25), $5 pour les autres, payable comptant sur place.

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  • Laurent D.

    This is an english event.

    2 · September 13, 2013

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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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