The book is a real gem and every single page of the book hides a revelation. If you are a workspace optimization freak like I am, this book will overwhelm you.
Wandering how to bridge the distance between business strategy and design when it comes to branding?
This book, inspired by Lean and Agile development, shows you how to collaborate closely with other members of the product team, and gather feedback early and often. You’ll learn how to drive the design in short, iterative cycles to assess what works best for the business and the user.
This is a beautifully designed book on product design. It manages to explain a fairly complex topic of product design using language toned down for beginners. However I still found some inspiration that I will use in our existing line of products. Recommended read for new product designers.
The best way to build software that meets users' needs is to begin with "user stories": simple, clear, brief descriptions of functionality that will be valuable to real users.
Hooked is a handbook for designing habit forming products, and Nir Eyal explains his four step framework (consisting of trigger, action, variable reward and investment) on how to ensure that your product is deep underneath the skin of your users, providing you with practical steps to implement his teachings in your own work throughout the book.
As I'm not a web designer, I wasn’t sure what to expect from this book. I must say I was pleasantly surprised to find humorous, understandable explanations and tips for those new to web development. The book was released in 2005, and reading this book made me realized how far technology has come.