UI Prototyping Discussions Kicking into High Gear
And it's about time!
More and more people realize that usability is a key differentiating feature - remember Macromedia and their "experience matters" motto from 5 years ago? 🙂
Here's a couple of related blog posts I ran into:
UI-First Software Development on Coding Horror
Visio Replacement? You Be the Judge on boxes and arrows
User Interface Before Code by Joel Marcy
Good read, especially the discussion in the comments.
I also remember loving this Economist report when it came out in 2004: Make it simple (subscription required)
And of course, here's what I'm doing to help: Balsamiq Mockups