WDS 04: PROCESS 2 + TABLES 02/10/17

INTRO:
Web Development Process and UIX
Complete Code review for 7 and 8
Start UIX and Documentation:
– Start thinking about the site you want to build. Draft requirements.
– Who is the audience? Determine the target demographic and create preliminary user scenarios and usability maps
– Create a Site Map for the site. Start with content inventory. Think through Mobile options for your final development
– Try creating a table in Photoshop like the Demo in class

REVIEW:
7. Forms – Practice formatting.
Adding PHP and functionality.
Example
Download the code

8. Extra Markup
Review types of HTML
ID and Class, Declaration or “Doctypes”
Comments are useful.
Be very clear on Block and Inline elements
iframes are everywhere.
Meta basics – Here are EXAMPLES
Meta from Google
Meta today
Special Characters, Escape
Ch8, Summary

PROCESS + PROTOTYPING
REQUIREMENTS:
– Who is the site for, Why would people Visit this site, What are your visitors trying to achieve? What information do your visitors need?
DELIVERABLE: Requirements, Target Audience, Research/sketches

USABILITY (UIX):
DELIVERABLE: User Scenarios, Usability maps, Competitive Analysis

SITE STRUCTURE
-Generating schematic wireframes for key interfaces and interactions:
Site map
User experience/wireframes
Wireframes
Deliverables: Site Inventory/Site Map,. Layout grids (Wire frames and HTML Prototype

Resources:
Sketches
Sketches 2
Digital
With annotations
With Annotations 2

PROTOTYPING:
Examples
Another example
Deliverable: HTML Prototype

Resources:
Prototyping tools

DESIGN:
-Designing the visual interface:
Template mock-ups in PSD or IA.
Deliverables: Interface in JPG

OUTSTANDING ISSUES:
– Think ahead. What do you think will be challenges to development? Keep a list trhough project life cycle

DEVELOPMENT:
-Technical Production: Deliverables: Alpha Site
-QA: Testing. Deliverables: Bug List, Beta Site
-Launch: Deliverables: Final Site

TODAY:
-Generating schematic wireframes for key interfaces and interactions:
Deliverables: Site Inventory/Site Map,
Layout grids – Wire Frames.
Wire frames should be worked up to scale.
Virtual Space is as old as art.
Stats for size
Think of a grid
Stats for Browsers
Don’t forget the “Mobile” Experience
Mobile sizes are helpful.
You need a strategy

Studio 04: Web Development Process- Wire Framing and Prototype
Sources to Review:
Start reviewing Grid Systems

Read: 10.
Complete Code review for 10

HTML/CSS: Use the META tag to refresh and redirect

Process and Design:
– Modify Usability and site maps based on feedback.
– Create Detailed Wire frames and annotated versions
– HTML prototype from your wireframes. NEXT CLASS.
We will review in class