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User Interface Design for Mere Mortals by Eric Butow

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Answers to Review Questions

If you want to double-check your answers to the review questions at the end of each chapter, this appendix is the place to find those answers.

Chapter 1

1. Why is it important to learn about the history of graphical user interfaces?Because you need to know how the GUI developed into the standard user interface that is required in most cases for finding a computing-related job.

2. Who developed the first GUI?Douglas Engelbart.

3. Why was the NLS so important?Because it was the first operating system with a GUI interface.

4. What was the first personal computer with a GUI interface?The Xerox Alto.

5. Why did Linux become so popular?Because Linux is seen as a very stable operating system.

6. What was the first Web browser ...

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