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The Joy of UX: User Experience and Interactive Design for Developers by David Platt

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Chapter 4. Testing on Live Users

No matter how good you get at designing user experiences, you will never know how users will react until you test your designs on them. As you have to constantly test the functionality of your code throughout the development process, so you have to constantly test the usability of your program throughout the development process.

Fortunately, doing this testing isn’t all that hard or all that expensive. But omitting it can be fatal. And the earlier you start, by far the better. This chapter explains what you need to do.

Testing Constantly, Testing Throughout

“I am the wisest of all men, for I know nothing at all, except that I know nothing at all.” That quote is popularly attributed to Socrates, though no one ...

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