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Providing Predictable Targets

Three principles form a foundation to the graphical user interface: Discoverability,¬†Stability, and Visibility. ¬†They stand in stark contrast to MS-DOS and the earlier generation of interfaces, and their presence swept all of those others away. All three principles were so ingrained in the culture, so absolutely inviolate, that I eventually dropped all of them entirely […]

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