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Product Design for the Web: Principles of Designing and Releasing Web Products by Randy J. Hunt

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Chapter 15. Nothing Is Precious

I came into the profession of creating Web products even before understanding what Web products were—at least, not in the sense that their design, process, tooling, and most importantly, the mindset they require, is different from standard software. It wasn’t until I looked back on my work that I realized just how different my thinking and my output had become.

Designing Web products, particularly your own product, is drastically different from designing on demand for clients. When I was designing for clients, a known end was always in sight. At some point the project would conclude, final payments would be made, and the design would be out of your hands. If you were lucky (or unlucky, depending on the client), ...

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