Writings on software

Human-Computer Interaction
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UX of a Platform Game

Few days ago I started to think that yes, actually I have some experience on developing a platform game, and there were quite a many

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Human-Computer Interaction
Arttu V.

Situation Awareness (SA)

Situation awareness (SA) is an interesting concept to consider in software design. The term comes from human factors research and was at first made popular

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Software Development
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Reference types in Java

Different reference types in Java provide access to the object lifecycle, giving us tools for object reuse (object pools) and even a possibility to achieve

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Human-Computer Interaction
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Designing for usability 1985

It’s interesting how old many of the usability (and software engineering) ideas are. I run into an old classic: Designing for Usability: Key Principles and What

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