Chapter 29

RITE with a Purpose


Rapid Iterative Testing and Evaluation, metaphor, purpose, feedback, feedforward

We all have a few failures under our belt. It’s what makes us ready for the successes.

—Randy K. Milholland, Midnight Macabre, 10-18-05


image The RITE (Rapid Iterative Testing and Evaluation) method is uniquely suited to the design and development of touch and gestural interfaces. Touch and gestural interfaces lack the conventions of more traditional interfaces like the GUI. They also must meet a higher bar; that is, they must feel natural and fun and encourage the learning of a new interaction paradigm. Making an interface ...

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