Wil Shipley: ‘On Heuristics and Human Factors’

It’s easier to write about programming from a logical perspective. It’s harder to write about programming how software feels — explaining how much work and thought goes into seemingly small details that don’t really affect what the software can do but rather how it feels to use it. It’s like the difference between writing about cameras and writing about photography.

This piece by Wil Shipley captures it.

Saturday, 29 August 2009