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T. Green, J. LabrecqueA Guide to UX Design and DevelopmentDesign Thinkinghttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-9576-2_10

10. Developer Handoff

Tom Green1   and Joseph Labrecque2
Toronto, ONTARIO, Canada
Thornton, CO, USA

I believe, that developers are the end-users of designers’ mockups.

—Helen Shabanova

“How to make programmers happy and design-to-developer handoff less painful”


A few years back, one of us was sitting in the audience during a local meetup. This particular evening a developer was presenting a project their team had been developing for a client. The author, along with the rest of the audience, had to admit it was an incredible ...

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