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7 books for a .NET Summer reading list (2011 version)

In the previous years “n books for a .NET Summer reading list” used to be the title of the book list post. Now, in the last of my 4 posts with books suggestions I am back to the original title. In my introductory post I said I would have listed only a few web development on .NET books. In fact there are only 2. Web Development on .NET Professional ASP.NET MVC 3 While Professional ASP.NET MVC v2 was mainly an update of the original professional MVC1 book, the third remake, due to the nature of the new...

Lessons learned about designing a WP7 application at MS Web Café

Yesterday evening Daniela and I did a quick 10 minutes presentation during the third edition of Microsoft Belgium Web Café, at the Microsoft Innovation Center in Mons. The presentation was about the lessons we learned during the development of our Windows Phone 7 application, FeedTso. FeedTso, History of a WP7 FeedReader View more presentations from Simone Chiaretta The presentation is quite image intensive, with not many words, but if go to the presentation page on SlideShare you can read everything we said...

There is return in user experience design

Today I set down watching the livecast of the second day keynote just to see what it was going on, because I pretty much knew everything about IE8 and I didn’t know who Deborah Adler was. OK, IE8 RTM was released… and the “exceptional” standard compliancy was shown on stage, together with the webslices and accellerators. But, not big news. Now I’ve to update my IE6 warning message. But I was really pleased not to have closed the stream when Deborah Adler coming on stage. Bill Buxton introduced her saying: “She doesn’t come...

Daniela is blogging in English about UX and Design

My wife Daniela is a User Experience and User Interface Expert, and before that she worked as web designer at various web agencies. After a few years of blogging in Italian, she decided to take her experience, fresh perspective and pragmatic eye on design and user experience topics to a wider audience, and thus today she started blogging in English. To do a warm start, she already wrote some posts, refactoring them from her top hits of the Italian blog: Project management tools - a quick commentary of a blog post that does on overview of 15 online project management applications ...

The user is the 4th tier of any application

Are you an architect or developer and do you think the user experience is not something you should care about? Well, you are wrong. I was listening to an interesting series of podcasts from ARCast with Ron Jacobs on why an architect should care about the User Experience, and how to do it. I think the reason why an architect should care about the end user experience is all in the title of this post. If you look at any enterprise application, split in tiers (usually 3 tiers), with interfaces between them, you have to think at the end user as 4th tier of...