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A Project Guide to UX Design: For User Experience Designers in the Field or in the Making by Carolyn Chandler, Russ Unger

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12. PrototypingBreathing (Some Sort of) Life into Your Designs

Prototyping is an effective way of testing and validating proposed functionality and designs before you invest in development. You can use a number of tools and approaches to create prototypes, from the quick and dirty (but we prefer quick and clean) to the interactive and robust. The method you use will largely be determined by two factors: the time and the materials you have available to dedicate to prototype development.

Russ Unger and Jono Kane

What Is Prototyping?

In the context of user experience design, prototyping is the act of (and in many cases, the art of) creating and testing all or part of the functionality of an application or Web site with users. Prototypes ...

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