Archive for March, 2013

11th March
written by Chris

Most of the software development I do is user-facing in some sense.  In other words, the guy I expect to be clicking the buttons and pounding the keyboard when my applications are running isn’t a technology professional, he’s a mortgage broker from Topeka, or something like that.  I’m developing software for my parents generation or at least that’s the way I like to think about it.  So I try to make my interfaces clean, my options minimal, and my help-text easy to understand.

I’ve been doing that for a long time; so long in fact, that it’s easy to forget that not everyone writes code that way. (more…)

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