12 - User Interface Tools Brian P Bailey Announcements HE results due next time Midterm exam Friday Oct 23 Tools and UI Architecture Applications

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Announcements E results due next time HE results due next time Midterm exam, Friday, Oct. 23
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Tools and UI Architecture rototyping / Development Tools Applications Framework Prototyping / Development Tools indowing System Toolkits Operating System Windowing System
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Why Tools are Needed educe complexity and scale of code Reduce complexity and scale of code UI accounts for about 50% of the design and plementation effort [Myers 1992] implementation effort [Myers, 1992] The UI is the application
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Impact of Tools pple estimated acApp ols reduced Apple estimated MacApp tools reduced development effort by factor of 4-5 NeXt estimated developing apps with their tools required 83% fewer LOC and half the time compared to low-level tools
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Prototyping UI - Pros unctional design enables Functional design enables Makes everyone happy since you now have a working implementation
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Prototyping the UI – Cons equires large investment Requires large investment “rapid prototyping” is more of a marketing uzzword than an accurate description buzzword than an accurate description lows iteration Slows iteration
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12 - User Interface Tools Brian P Bailey Announcements HE results due next time Midterm exam Friday Oct 23 Tools and UI Architecture Applications

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